What If People from Famous Paintings Were Modern-Day Instagrammers Taking Selfies #ArtTuesday
The art of the selfie interpreted through historic paintings. Via My Modern Met:
Titled Classicool, the ironic series depicts iconic artist subjects such as Lisa Gherardini (Mona Lisa), Frida Kahlo, and “the girl” from Girl with the Pearl Earring posed in flattering angles with “selfie arms” that extend beyond the frame. “In Classicool the subjects of the paintings abandon their classical pose by literally taking the canvas to ‘paint themselves,’ ” explains Von Tease. “[They] are not just memes shared on social networks, but finished and detailed artworks, like real paintings go the past, showing subjects in authentic and modern selfie poses.”
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