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Classical Paintings Photoshopped Into Modern Settings

Have you ever wondered what the subjects of classical paintings would look like when placed in a modern setting?

I've wondered how people would handle seeing a naked person walking around town like they do in classical paintings, but Venus on the half shell in a modern setting has been artistically done to death.

However, I can’t recall seeing composited images of classical paintings in the modern world that are as compelling, or entertaining, as the works of Alexey Kondakov.

Alexey uses precise figure placement and an appropriate urban backdrop to sell the fact that the Madonna and child would ride the subway home, and bacchanalian revelry would take place under a highway overpass.

See more of Alexey's cool classical painting mashups at Beautiful/Decay


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