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Sanghyuk Moon Digitized Classic Paintings to Test Their Iconic Status

 - Nov 5, 2012
References: sanghyuk & designtaxi
Korean artist Sanghyuk Moon digitzed classic paintings and photos to see if they would still be recognizable.

Famous paintings and images have been heavily pixelated to render almost all of them unrecognizable. While the list of images has been posted on the artist's web site, it would still be better if viewers tried it out on their own first. Most of these iconic images can be easily distinguishable while others make the mind struggle. Viewer will want to bash themselves in the head once the answers are revealed wondering how they didn't figure it out before.

A couple of easier ways to decipher these digitized classic paintings are to either take a few steps back away from the screen or to zoom out so the image becomes smaller. Sometimes, our eyes don't see the forest for the trees.