Ed Wheeler transforms these famed masterpieces by Vermeer, Caravaggio and Botticelli into comical works of festive art. With Santa Claus as their main subject, these revamped paintings reference history in a humorous and clever way.
Whether infusing himself into Manet's "The Luncheon on the Grass" or Henri Rousseau’s famed piece entitled "The Dream", Santa Claus is depicted as a re-occurring character that fits into the paintings' backdrops despite of his out-of-place garb.
Celebrating the coming of the fast-approaching holiday season, the "Santa Classics" series by Ed Wheeler changes the way that self-portraits are traditionally made. The artist poses as Santa Claus and infuses himself into worldly works of art while embodying the physical form of the jolly and bearded holiday icon.
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