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25 Celebrity Fine Art Pieces

From Classically Painted Celebs to Lifesize Starlet Portraits

— December 27, 2013 — Pop Culture
These celebrity fine art paintings eject actors, singers and other pop culture figures into classical artworks.

There are entire Tumblr blogs like the 'Carter Family Portrait Gallery' devoted to Photoshopping the faces of Beyoncé, Jay Z and Blue Ivy into classical portraits from the Renaissance. And after her controversial performance at the 2013 VMAs, a series of GIFs was created, showing Miley twerking against objects in famous paintings like Salvador Dali's 'Persistance of Memory.'

These fan-created artworks may seem like a frivolous ways to idolize celebrities, but now, celebrities as muses is even being seen in prestigious museums like Louvre. This year, artist Robert Wilson has recreated a series of classical artworks that replace their original subjects with the face of Lady Gaga.
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Hyperrealistic Celeb Tablet Paintings
Hyperrealistic Celeb Tablet Paintings
Kyle Lambert's iPad Art Looks Like a Photo of Morgan Freeman
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Famous Director Art Tribtues
Famous Director Art Tribtues
'Over the Line' is an Art Installation Dedicated to the Coen Brothers
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Pig-Infused Vampire Portraits
Pig-Infused Vampire Portraits
These Paintings Depict the Twilight Stars with Pig Noses
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Celebrity-Focused Fine Art
Celebrity-Focused Fine Art
Robert Wilson's Lady Gaga Art Series Reimagines Classic Paintings
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Iconic Musical Adaptation Editorials
Iconic Musical Adaptation Editorials
The Vogue Les Miserables Shoot Creates Buzz for the Movie
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Celebrity Art Recreation Editorials
Celebrity Art Recreation Editorials
Jessica Chastain Recreates Famous Art in Vogue December 2013
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Digital Pop Culture Portraits
Digital Pop Culture Portraits
Lia Ark's Favorite Characters are Featured in Her Pop Culture Art
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Controversial Princess Portraits
Controversial Princess Portraits
Kate Middleton's Official Portrait Released for the World to See
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Actor Character Mashup Art
Actor Character Mashup Art
This Art De[octs Bill Murray as Different Wes Anderson Characters
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Pop Culture Artworks
Pop Culture Artworks
Worth1000 Created a 'Celebrities as Classic Paintings' Photoshop Contest
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Celebrity Graffiti Gags (UPDATE)
Celebrity Graffiti Gags (UPDATE)
A New Hanksy Gallery is Promoted by Batch of Celeb Spoof Graffiti
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Songstress Art Mashup Blogs
Songstress Art Mashup Blogs
The Beyonce Art History Blog Combines the Diva Lyricism with Artwork
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Classical Celebrity-Infused Portraits
Classical Celebrity-Infused Portraits
The Carter Family Portrait Gallery Paints Popular Celebs
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TV Cast Paintings
TV Cast Paintings
The Office Cast Suits Up to Recreate the Iconic 'A Sunday Afternoon'
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Lifesize Starlet Portraits
Lifesize Starlet Portraits
Get Up Close & Personal with the Richard Phillips Celebrity Paintings
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Post-Surgery Celebrity Portraits
Post-Surgery Celebrity Portraits
Johan Andersson's Angelina Jolie Portrait Stirs Up Controversy
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Vibrant Cinematic Paintings
Vibrant Cinematic Paintings
These Stunning Paintings by Alixce X. Zhang Focus on Popular Movies
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Celebrity Feline Paintings
Celebrity Feline Paintings
Aja Immortalizes the Memes of Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub in Paintings
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Sitcom-Inspired Portraits
Sitcom-Inspired Portraits
Jeff Mitchell's Arrested Development Art is Both a Satire and a Tribute
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Bloody Movie Character Paintings
Bloody Movie Character Paintings
Vlad Rodriguez Depicts Battered Stars from Iconic Films
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Classical Drug Dealer Paintings
Classical Drug Dealer Paintings
This Breaking Bad Fan Art Depicts the Show in a Classical Medium
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Classical Meme Paintings
Classical Meme Paintings
These Popular Memes are Re-Created as Classical Paintings
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Classic Painting Popstar Mashups
Classic Painting Popstar Mashups
Twerking Came Back During the Miley Cyrus VMA Performance
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Media-Infused Masterpieces
Media-Infused Masterpieces
The Art X Smart Project Brings Famous Pieces into the 21st Century
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Classically Painted Celebs
Classically Painted Celebs
The Worth1000 Modern Renaissance Contest Mishmashes Two Worlds
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Celebrity Soldier Portraits (UPDATE)
Celebrity Soldier Portraits (UPDATE)
Replaceface Creates Funny Celebrity Portraits That Are Regal
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