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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The Secret Life Of A Savior: Jesus Acting Like A Total Jerk

Jesus Is a Jerk” is a meme consisting of images showing Jesus with everyday normal people doing daily mundane tasks. Hilarity ensues as funny and often mean text is added. The original images with the caption “With You Always” were illustrated as a series titled “Jesus: With You Always” in 1987 by the Christian artist Larry Van Pelt. Scroll down to see the best examples of this meme!

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This Brave Man Protests Annoying Everyday Things With Funny Signs

As the saying goes… “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.” So the creator of What Do You Meme? partygames store Seth decided to make a stand against annoying mundane things by bravely protesting with DIY cardboard signs. More: Amazon, Instagram View this post on Instagram A post shared by Seth (@dudewithsign) on Dec 6, 2019 at 11:29am PST View this post on Instagram A post...

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Artist Illustrates The Most Famous Funny Cat Memes In Her Watercatlor Series

A cat with a trash bag hat on its head. A catto in a bowl. A feline in a wig. There’s nary a thing more adorable and hilarious than cats caught up in peculiar situations that defy reason and make you think there’s a mystery to solve. Artist Amelia Rizky, who goes by the name Watercatlor online, takes funny cat photos and memes, and then turns them into cute digital watercolor illustrations. We’ve...

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A Painting Or A Meme? A Look At Joseph Ducreux

Self-portrait in the Guise of a Mockingbird, 1791 We don’t know a lot about Joseph Ducreux, but he sure looks like he had sense of humor. A portrait artist in during the reign of Louis XVI of France, Ducreux survives the French revolution, and worked along side of painters like Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, and Jacques-Louis David. More: Wikipedia h/t: arthistoryproject Portrait of Marie Antoinette...

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“Canvas, Oil & Cat Memes”: Norwegian Artist Paints Pictures With Popular Cats On The Internet

Espen Olsen Sætervik is a Norwegian artist. Judging by his biography on Twitter and ArtStation, he is now working on a game called Halo Infinite. But the Norwegian is also known for his art and paintings. Soterwick has a series of “northern” landscapes — he draws them, inspired by the nature of Norway. At the same time, Sætervik has both physical paintings drawn with brushes and fully digital ones.

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Nickelodeon Turned SpongeBob Memes Into The Greatest Toys Ever Made

It’s official. Nickelodeon’s new SpongeBob SquarePants meme figures are the greatest toys ever made. Or, if you prefer, SpoNgEboB MEme FigUReS ArE tHe GrEaTeSt ToYs EvEr MaDe. The aptly titled SpongeBob SquarePants Masterpiece Memes collection of 8-inch figures includes the following characters: Mocking SpongeBob, Surprised Patrick, Handsome Squidward (with open and closed eye...

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Japanese Artist Turns Awkward Animal Photos Into Beautiful Sculptures

The internet loves memes, especially when special attention is given to hilarious animals. From time to time, while scrolling through your social media timelines, you might find yourself staring at a viral image that seems to challenge the limits of reality. The talented Japanese artist and modeling enthusiast known as “Meetissai”, decided to remove the impossibility of those images by bringing...

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