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49 Iconic Painting Remakes

From Celebrity Art Recreation Editorials to Modernized Gothic Art

— November 15, 2013 — Fashion
These iconic painting remakes puts a contemporary spin on classic masterpieces. Reinterpreting famed pieces of artwork is a common move by artists, as much of great art consists of drawing inspiration from those that have gone before. Many of these pieces are recreations of well-known portraits made out of unusual materials, while others insert new subjects into the original work. This is especially the case with characters from pop culture, like Miley Cyrus, LEGO, the Muppets and the Simpsons.

Many of the iconic paintings people choose to redo are based on Da Vinci's Mona Lisa. Other popular subjects include 'The Girl with the Pearl Earring' and Monet's surrealist landscapes. This is not to mention Frida Kahlo's self-portraits, the work of Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol, 'The Scream' and 'The Last Supper.'
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Famous Art-Inspired Lighting
Famous Art-Inspired Lighting
The Sistine Pendant Light by Young and Battaglia is a
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Microscopic Iconic Paintings
Microscopic Iconic Paintings
The 'Mini Lisa' Brings the Mona Lisa to a Molecular Scale
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Edible Iconic Portraits
Edible Iconic Portraits
These Iconic Portraits are Made with Edible Materials Like Gum and Milk
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Miniature Matchbook Illustrations (UPDATE)
Miniature Matchbook Illustrations (UPDATE)
Jason D'aquino Creates Small Drawings on Matchbooks
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Classic Art Ice Cubes
Classic Art Ice Cubes
The Ice Scream Tray is for Serious Art Aficionados
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Recreated Art LEGO Sculptures
Recreated Art LEGO Sculptures
Nathan Sawaya Turned Famous Paintings into Building Block Artwork
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Cropped Iconic Paintings
Cropped Iconic Paintings
The Mike Guppy Selected Series Replaces Characters with Digital Outlines
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Renaissance Home Makeovers
Renaissance Home Makeovers
Robert Burns Turns His Brighton Residence into the Sistine Chapel
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Iconic Stationery Painting Ads
Iconic Stationery Painting Ads
The Faber-Castell Artist Color Pencils Campaign is Creative
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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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Pensational Classic Art
Pensational Classic Art
James Mylne Draws "The Girl With a Pearl Earring" With a Bic Pen
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Photographic Classical Paintings
Photographic Classical Paintings
The Series 'Taking the Chair' Brings Paintings Back to Life
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Drowsy Classic Art Ads
Drowsy Classic Art Ads
The Sao Paulo Museum of Art Campaign Alters Timeless Paintings
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Horrific Renaissance Painting Remixes
Horrific Renaissance Painting Remixes
This Mona Lisa Remix is a Scary Twist on the Iconic Portrait
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Modernized Gothic Art
Modernized Gothic Art
'American Gothic High' is a Groovy Interpretation of a Classic Painting
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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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Reworked Classical Art
Reworked Classical Art
Artist Paul Vera-Broadbent Has Brought Old Classics into the Modern World
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Coiled Paper Paintings
Coiled Paper Paintings
Quilled Starry Night is Full of Vibrancy and Movement Like the Original
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Spicy Iconic Artworks
Spicy Iconic Artworks
Kelly McCollam Recreates Van Gogh Paintings Using Seasoning
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Revamped Revolutionary Art
Revamped Revolutionary Art
Tilt Shift Van Gogh by Serena Malyon is a Photoshopped Classic
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Doorknob Artistic Murals
Doorknob Artistic Murals
David Goldberg Recreates van Gogh's Starry Night With Hardware
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Prodigious Painter Portraits
Prodigious Painter Portraits
'FRIDA' by Atelier Olschinsky Pays Homage to a Celebrated Artist
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Childish Classic Masterpieces
Childish Classic Masterpieces
Katarzyna Slowianska Re-Imagines Old Paintings with Kiddish Subjects
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Classical Art Collages
Classical Art Collages
Sagaki Keita Turns Classic Art into Epic Collages
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Wood-Wrapped Newspaper Mosaics
Wood-Wrapped Newspaper Mosaics
The Famous Painting Recreations by Lee Kyu-Hak Mimic Masterpieces
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Famous Painting-Inspired Dresses
Famous Painting-Inspired Dresses
The 'Van Gogh Skirts' by Rodarte are Perfect for Summer
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Resurrected Painted Photography
Resurrected Painted Photography
The Relieving Frida Image Series Tributes the Iconic Artist
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Nostalgic Surrealist T-Shirts
Nostalgic Surrealist T-Shirts
The Scream Tee Features America's Favorite Burglar-Evading Kid
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Modernized Masterpiece Artwork
Modernized Masterpiece Artwork
Ben Wiseman Reworks Famous Art into 21st Century Pieces
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Nerdified Iconic Paintings
Nerdified Iconic Paintings
The New York's MoMA Video Game Collection Gives Fans a Sneak Peek
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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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Muppetized Impressionist Paintings
Muppetized Impressionist Paintings
Hillary White Infuses Pop Culture Icons into Classic Works
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Guerrilla Rubber Duckies
Guerrilla Rubber Duckies
Famous Paintings "With Extra Ducks"
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Dreamy Dutch Damsel Photoshoots
Dreamy Dutch Damsel Photoshoots
The Katja Borghuis Schon Magazine Set is Soft and Sweet
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Iconic Art-Inspired Photo Collages
Iconic Art-Inspired Photo Collages
The Shutterstock Ad Campaign Makes Masterpieces from Scratch
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Grinning Iconic Art
Grinning Iconic Art
These Paul Kidby Artworks Will Have You Laughing
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Re-Imagined Iconic Paintings
Re-Imagined Iconic Paintings
Cesar Santos' Ability to Transform Historic Art is on Full Display
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Iconic Pixelated Paintings
Iconic Pixelated Paintings
Jaebum Joo Simplifies Great Pieces in History
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Iconically Collaged Catalogs
Iconically Collaged Catalogs
The IMG FW12 NYFW Show Package is a Chromatic Work of Art
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Surreally Altered Sci-Fi Portraits
Surreally Altered Sci-Fi Portraits
Mark Bryan Transforms Iconic Paintings into Sci-Fi Paintings
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Famed Pixelated Paintings
Famed Pixelated Paintings
Sanghyuk Moon Digitized Classic Paintings to Test Their Iconic Status
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Geeky Classic Paintings
Geeky Classic Paintings
'Video Games Get Arty' Series Mashes Fine Arts with Digital World
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Tummy-Trimmed Paintings
Tummy-Trimmed Paintings
Venus by Anna Utopia Giordano Gives Classics a Makeover
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Classic Artwork in LEGO
Classic Artwork in LEGO
These Modern Masterpieces Are Toyrific for Collectors
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Iconic Art Makeovers
Iconic Art Makeovers
10 'The Last Supper' Remakes
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Simpsonized Classic Art
Simpsonized Classic Art
Classical Artworks Take on a Simpsons Spin
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Feline-Infused Satirical Art
Feline-Infused Satirical Art
Svetlana Petrova Merges Cat Images With Classic Paintings
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Recreating Iconic Paintings with Children
Recreating Iconic Paintings with Children
‘Old Masters' by Rainer Elstermann
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