Painting masterpieces, without their well known characters

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Saturday 29 November 2014

Imagine Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper masterpiece, without Jesus and his disciples. Or Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus without Venus and her iconic cheer squad. Spanish artist José Manuel Ballester has given his favourite masterpieces a bit of an update by taking away their iconic characters, leaving an eerie scene in their wake. If you’re […]

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da Vinci’s Renaissance man, updated for the 21st century

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Tuesday 29 October 2013

Art gets reinvented all the time. That stuff never gets old. We are just chuckling at these modern-age interpretations of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Vitruvian Man or depiction of the perfect Renaissance man. Grilling, as you can see, is a very important skill for the Renaissance man of today.

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Stunning light art tribute to Banksy by Michael Bosanko

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Wednesday 26 June 2013

Michael Bosanko stumbled across his hidden talent of creating ‘light graffiti’ back in 2004 by complete accident. While trying to photograph the moon one night in Greece, he set his camera exposure a little too long and found it produced strange patterns of light streaks.

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Mona Lisa made from cups of coffee

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Events on Thursday 22 April 2010

Some people just have too much time! This somewhat liberal version of the iconic (ironic?) Da Vinci masterpiece was made from 3,604 coffee cups – all with varying levels of milk to affect the shading — and was displayed in Sydney as part of last year’s Aroma Festival.

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