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A pop artist as the subject of fine art recreating fine art, which in subject and theory serves as an allegory for the identity of the pop artist. Art and pop happening at the same damn time. – -
Today, we may have come across our favorite Tumblr blog to date. “The Carter Family Portrait Gallery” features the faces of Beyoncé, Jay Z, Blue Ivy and the family’s famous friends painted onto famous classic works of art (can you spot the Obama cameo?).
As the connoisseur and lover of fine arts he is, or wants to be known as, Jay Z would probably approve. More after the jump LEFT: Artist GRANT WOOD Original painting.
I am a sucker for a lot of different things. I love the expressionists, the cubists, the surrealists, art deco, art nouveau, impressionism. Goodness, I guess I like almost everybody except whoever is creating art deco right now. It is probably cliche to notice how common it is to look backward and admire everything only to look around you and be disgusted. I suspect that says more about our personal sense of satisfaction and fulfilment than it does about the art we presume to judge, but maybe not. The art nouveau, Read more: Art nouveau, think Tamara de Limpica
Sad clown : black and white and red, street art photo black and white
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