Celebrities in photoshopped Renaissance paintings are just too funny for words

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Monday 23 December 2013

At creative contest site Worth1000, photoshopping stars into classic paintings was a rather recent hot flavour of the month. These Photoshopped pictures are too cheeky — we especially love the one of Johannes Vermeer’s The Girl With a Pearl Earring getting the Scarlett Johansson treatment (she starred in the movie based on a novel named […]

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Off-kilter celebrity portraits by Martin Schoeller

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Friday 20 July 2012

New York-based photographer Martin Schoeller, a regular with The New Yorker, has shot a wide range of subjects from the breast-feeding mom for the notorious Are You Mom Enough TIME Magazine cover to identical twins for National Geographic. He has also done numerous celebrity portraits that veer towards the surreal. Take for instance the one of Batman of the moment, Christian Bale. Well-groomed. Dapper suit. By the sea. On the rocks. Fishing. Reeling in the catch. Surrounded by seagulls. One of which has cocked its head looking like it’s judging him.

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Celebrity portraits by Pablo Lobato

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Illustration on Friday 22 October 2010

I’m always in awe when I see illustrations that catch the essence of a person and I am all the more puzzled when that works with just a few lines, colors and shapes. Pablo Lobato from Argentina is a master in this category. His celebrity portraits are amazing little masterpieces.

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