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Pop Culture Recreations of Classic Paintings

You may remember Luke Radl's reworking of Norman Rockwell's The Runaway, from last month, but have you seen these other creative modernizations? Art director Irene Gallo over at Tor.com put together a fantastic list of works that reinterpret classic works of art. These new pieces by various artists all reflect science fictional and fantasy themes through the inclusion of several pop culture icons. Favored characters amongst these artists include Star Wars personalities like C3PO and comic book heroes from the Marvel family.

First photo: John Mattos recreates Marcel Duchamp's Nude Descending A Staircase

Marcel Duchamp's Nude Descending A Staircase

Tim O'Brien recreates His Master's Voice

Greg Manchess recreates a Handerson Abott Thayer painting

The Muppets recreate Whistler's Mother

Michael Whelan recreates Jaques Louis David's Napoleon Crossing the Alps

Dave Seeley recreates Michelangelo's Piet

Scott Altmann recreates Grant Wood's American Gothic

Carlos Pacheco recreates Norman Rockwell's Freedom From Want

Paolo Rivera recreates Salvador Dali's Persistence of Memory

John Mattos recreates Picaso's Three Musicians

via [Tor.com]


Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at major TV, film, and publishing companies as well as other independent media businesses. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies, reading, crafting, drawing, and volunteering at her local animal shelter.
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