Imagine visiting an art gallery during the hottest day of the year, but the air conditioning doesn’t work, and all of the paintings literally start to melt and drip paint from their frames. This surreal, nightmare scenario is the concept for the Hot Exhibition digital art series by Vienna-based multidisciplinary artist Alper Dostal.
The series of excruciatingly realistic, 3D visualizations sees famous paintings—including Edvard Munch’s The Scream and Van Gogh’s Starry Night—turn into melting masterpieces. Each image depicts a curator’s worst nightmare, where disastrous drips of thick paint trickles from the most famous paintings in the world onto the gallery floor. Dostal describes his work as “a little bit weird, humorous and with a drip of sarcasm, but often with a story behind.”
You can find more of Dostal’s incredible work on Instagram and buy prints from the Hot Exhibition series on his website.
Multidisciplinary artist Alper Dostal visualizes an art curator’s worst nightmare…
What would happen if a gallery had no air conditioning during an extremely hot summer day?
The Hot Art Exhibition digital art series features famous paintings that have turned into melting masterpieces.
You can almost hear the disastrous drips of thick paint trickling onto the gallery floor.