Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Photo Remakes of Classic Paintings

Canadian art blog BOOOOOOOM! and Adobe are holding a photo contest that challenges photographers to remake classic works of art. Many of the submissions are quite brilliant (test your art history knowledge with the photos above). The contest ends Friday, October 21.

“Portrait of Sylvia Von Harden” by Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix

“Portrait of Sylvia Von Harden” remake by Stephan Hoffman & SoYeon Kim

“Portrait of Frida Kahlo” by Nickolas Muray

“Portrait of Frida Kahlo” remake by Danilo Ursini

“Self Portrait 1889″ by Vincent van Gogh

“Self Portrait 1889″ remake by Seth Johnson

“Automata” by Edward Hopper

“Automata” remake by Or Eitan

“Portrait of a Man” by Jan van Eyck

“Portrait of a Man” remake by Ryan Halliwill

“Lamentation over the Dead Christ” by Petrus Christus

“Lamentation over the Dead Christ” remake by Rafael Robayna

“The Day After” by Edvard Munch

“The Day After” remake by Chloe Van Overmeir

“Ophelia” by John William Waterhouse

“Ophelia” remake by Vinna Laudico

“Primavera” by Sandro Botticelli

“Primavera” remake by Lucille Lawrence

“Isle of the Dead” by Arnold Bocklin

“Isle of the Dead” remake by Matthew Taylor

“Untitled Film Still #48″ by Cindy Sherman

“Untitled Film Still #48″ remake by Louella Martin

“Parallel Stress” by Dennis Openheim

“No Stress” after “Parallel Stress” remake by Rafael Miranda

“Susanna Fourment” by Peter Paul Rubens

“Susanna Fourment” remake by Megan Mitchell

“The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci

“The Last Supper” remake by Gizelle Griarte

“The Last Supper” remake by Kiran McCandless

“The Last Supper” remake by Lucy Sole

“The Last Supper” remake by Magda Sierzputowska

“The Last Supper” remake by Austin Farias

“Christmas at the Other Side” by Nan Goldin

“Christmas at the Other Side” remake by Claudia Phares

“The Girl With The Pearl Earring” by Johannes Vermeer

“The Girl With The Pearl Earring” remake by Nienke Zondervan

“The Girl With The Pearl Earring” remake by Gayle Walsworth

“Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, 1932″ by Henri Cartier-Bresson

“Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, 1932″ remake by Ollie Jarman

“Narcissus” by Caravaggio

“Narcissus” remake by Max Zerrahn

“The Metamorphoses of Ovid” by Aguste Rodin

“The Metamorphoses of Ovid” remake by John Naccarato

“Lennon and Yoko” by Annie Leibovitz

“Lennon and Yoko” and “Creation of Adam” remake by Carson Nevada

“Umbrellas” by Christo

“Umbrellas” remake by Tate Foley

“The Filiation” by Goya

“The Filiation” remake by Eve Rednellac

“Portrait of Battista Sforza” by Piero della Francesca

“Portrait of Battista Sforza” remake by Erica Nelson

“Home Sweet Home” by Banksy

“Home Sweet Home” remake by Elizabeth Sarah

“American Gothic” by Grant Wood

“The Rosenbergs as American Gothic” remake by Carson Nevada

“American Gothic” remake by Megan Mitchell

“American Gothic” remake by Jesse John Hunniford

“Vase with 12 Sunflowers” by Vincent van Gogh

“Vase with 12 Sunflowers” remake by Qi Wei Fong

“Therese Revant” by Balthus

“Therese Revant” remake by Chloe Van Overmeir

“Dora Maar Seated” by Picasso

“Dora Maar Seated” remake by Lujian Zeta Zee

“Café Terrace at Night” by Van Gogh

“Café Terrace at Night” remake by Jonathan Pruc

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