If you’ve ever wondered what celebrities would look like in a classic painting rather than a filtered photo or magazine shoot, then the creative community at DesignCrowd have the answer.


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Designers from around the world submitted their ideas of how they imagined the likes of Kim and Kanye, Johnny Depp, and Beyonce in famous artwork.

The result was a convincingly realistic gallery of images showing celebs in iconic portraits by masters such as Raphael, Caravaggio, and Rembrandt.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in ‘American Gothic’, by Grant Wood

Rowan Atkinson, aka Mr Bean, in ‘Young Sick Bacchus’, by Caravaggio

Mick Jagger in ‘A portrait of Ludwig van Beethoven’, by Joseph Willibrord Mähler

Ariana Grande in ‘The White Hat’, by Jean-Baptiste Greuze

Beyonce in ‘Portrait of a Young Woman’, by Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun

David Bowie in ‘Bacchus’, by Caravaggio

Patrick Stewart in ‘An Old Man in Military Costume’, by Rembrandt

Johnny Depp in ‘Portrait of a Gentleman’, by Tintoretto

Ryan Reynolds in ‘Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione’, by Raphael

Seth Rogan in ‘Portrait of a Young Lady’, by Giovanni Battista Moroni