“Modern Renaissance”: Classic Paintings Recreated With Modern Celebrities

What happens when you have too much free time and like to play with Photoshop? This. This happens… The Photoshop wizards over at Worth1000 (currently owned by DesignCrowd) inserted some current celebrities into classic paintings. More:

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What Art Icons Would Look Like In Today’s Society

A classic of the genre is taking iconic figures of yesteryear and updating them in today’s fashion. We had a previous post that did just that, taking icons of art history and making them into hipsters. Now we are back with a similar concept, this time from UntitledSave, an artist based in Porto, Portugal. The influencers of previous times became famous for their talents and iconic works...

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Haunting And Provocative Oil Paintings Of Patt Yingcharoen

Patt Yingcharoen’s provocative oil paintings build upon constructions from art history, mixing cultures and iconography that continue centuries-long narratives about human nature. In an upcoming show titled “Celebration of flesh and blood” at Number 1 Gallery in the artist’s native Bangkok, several new, dark-surrealist works are offered. It arrives in July at the gallery. “For many years...

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This Artist Uses Thick Strokes To Create Intricate Oil Paintings Of Bird

Every artist has their own favorite subject to capture through various forms of media they might employ. Some choose people, others – stunning landscapes full of life and color. However, there are those who pick something very specific and often close to their own heart. One such artist is Angela Moulton who paints colorful birds with oil on canvas. More: Instagram, Facebook h/t:

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“Not Longer Life”: 6 Classic Painting Reinterpretations That Reflect On Consumer Society

Luis Egidio Meléndez It is estimated that in 2020 the plastic production will reach around 500 million tonnes. Most of them will take approximately 600 years to biodegrade. Far from finding a real solution to this problem, the few measures taken to face this problem are populist and with the only purpose of making an image cleanup instead of tackling the issue. More: Quatre Caps h/t:

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Artist Collects Rocks, Paint Eyes On Them And Return Them To The Landscape To Be Found Or Lost Forever

Jennifer Allnutt is a young artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Art has been a pivotal part of her life since childhood nurtured by her grandfather but it was 2007 when she first discovered her love for oil painting and since then she hasn’t been able to put her paintbrush down. She graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Visual Arts (First Class Honours) in 2011. &#

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“Schoolgirl Nightmares”: Bizarre And Horror Paintings By Kazuhiro Hori

The world can be a cruel place. But in it, Japanese artist Kazuhiro Hori sees young girls as the quintessential embodiment of innocence and purity. Channeling this outlook, his illustrations depict nightmarish worlds populated by rosy-cheeked schoolgirls in distress. The cake frosting has turned into a strong adhesive, gluing the girls in place like mouse traps; pools of strawberry jam puddle up...

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Michal Zahornacky Creates Unique Abstract Photographs From Clear Water That Look Like Paintings

Michal Zahornacky is professional fine art photographer from Slovakia. Since 2014 he is active in the photography field on professional level. He is a self-taught. More: Michal Zahornacky, Instagram, Facebook h/t: boredpanda The main role in his photography plays the human. He mainly focuses on fine-art and conceptual portraits. His photographs are specific for unique emotions and atmosphere.

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“This Is What I See When I Create Art”: Beautiful Paintings Of Natural Russian Landscapes By Stepan Nesterchuk

We rarely have a chance to see what an artist saw when he was creating his masterpiece. But the Russian painter Stepan Nesterchuk from Dmitrov decided to provide us with such an opportunity. And, you know, it’s really cool to immerse yourself into the atmosphere of art creation. More:

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Roman Opalka – The Polish Artist Who Spent Half His Life Painting From 1 To Infinity

Roman Opalka was a Polish conceptual artist who spent almost his entire career painting a progression of numbers design to symbolize the passing of time. He began with the figure “1” in 1965, and spent every day after that painting about 400 consecutive numbers. At the time of his death, in August, 2011, Opalka’s decades-long count had reached 5,607,249. More: Wikipedia h/t:

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