Celebrities in photoshopped Renaissance paintings are just too funny for words

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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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Henrijs Preiss

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Tuesday 1 September 2009

Latvian-born, UK-based artist Henrijs Preiss cites Russion Icons and Renaissance paintings as primary influences, but his paintings are surprisingly non-figurative. The images seem to draw from a cryptic system of iconography, as if they were panels from the temple walls of a futuristic solar cult.

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