Artist Shawn Huckins Hand Paints Early American Portraits With An Internet Twist

Shawn Huckins is a Denver, Colorado-based painter who has brought humor into his work. Huckins is most known for incorporating modern sayings from the internet onto early-American portraiture by asking the question, “What would George Washington post on Facebook? How would Lewis and Clark communicate their progress westward via Twitter?” He uses a variety of sayings from Twitter, Facebook...

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Japanese Illustrator’s ‘Real Museum Girls’ Series Reinterprets Classic Paintings In Social Networking Age

As you can guess from the header image showing Vermeer’s “The Girl with a Pearl Earring” and Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” enjoying selfies together, this article introduces a series of illustrations which reinterpret classic paintings with a modern twist, imagining the women in candid moments capturing their lives on social media. This witty series comes courtesy of Isuka...

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The Art Of Social Approaching By Til Kolare

Édouard Manet, Portrait of Monsieur Pertuiset the Lion-Hunter (1881), São Paulo Art Museum According to an artist Til Kolare: “In these strange times of social distancing a kind movement has grown of people taking care of each other in the large scale. At the same time there is this seemingly dangerous ambivalence in society. Certain groups resent and hatefully tackle societies integrity implying...

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Race Driver Ralf Schumacher Buys Classic Russian Offroad “Niva” Car

German race driver Ralf Schumacher purchased a Russian “Niva” car and proudly showed in on his Instagram page. Lada 4×4 has been produced since 1977, its design was made by Valery Semushkin 43 years ago. Meantime, Russian drivers prefer foreign cars and treat domestic brands with distrust. More: Instagram h/t:

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Empty Classic Paintings To Illustrate Coronavirus Pandemic

José Manuel Ballester adapts famous paintings to the time of COVID-19. The Spanish artist transforms famous scenes from the classic paintings of Goya, Picasso or Vermeer by removing the central aspect: the characters. The pandemic has inspired many artists who use art to share their unique perspective on this particular time. In these works, however, Ballester retains some parts of the paintings...

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Artist Erik Jensen Turns Used Keyboards Into Famous Works of Art

Award-winning deaf artist Erik Jensen quite skillfully removes the keys from used computer keyboards that aren’t able to be recycled and turns them into mosaic replicas of famous works of art. Each piece uses thousands of keys that are specifically dyed for recreations such as “The Starry Night” by Vincent Van Gogh, “Mona Lisa” by Leonard da Vinci, and “Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Johannes...

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People Are Submitting Their Best Painting Recreations To This Dutch Instagram Account

Jenny Boot Being stuck at home for prolonged periods of time has inspired some people to get creative. While some are cutting their own hair and trying out high-fashion looks, others are recreating famous paintings – and you’d be surprised how good they are at it. Tussen Kunst & Quarantaine (Between Art and Quarantine) is a Dutch Instagram page that challenges people to recreate famous artwork...

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Gluten-Free Art Museum Lets You Enjoy Famous Artworks Without Gluten

In one of the weirdest Internet art projects we’ve ever seen, French graphic artist Arthur Coulet has created a Tumblr called the Gluten-Free Museum that removes everything containing gluten from famous classical paintings. Some of the changes are subtle, while others are huge, but they all share one common vision – a world without gluten. Gluten is a protein that forms when proteins in wheat and...

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A Gallery Of Stunning Photos Of Classic Range Rover Conversions

The Range Rover has been a notable part of motoring since the beginning of the 1970s. The combination of Land-Rover ruggedness and adaptability, together with traditional Rover comfort and speed produces one of the most versatile vehicles ever to be made. h/t: vintag.es The Land Rover have long tradition to make conversions for different professional use like police, ambulance, rescue...

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Artist Re-Imagines Classic Paintings To Obey Social Distancing Rules During The Coronavirus Pandemic

People across the globe have been instructed to obey social distancing rules for the foreseeable future amid the coronavirus pandemic. And following the new legislation, German based artist Til Kolare have reimagined a series of classic paintings in accordance with the law. More:

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