Unlike a quick selfie, classical portrait paintings weren't that common back in the day and sometimes took months or even years to complete. So when people got their portraits made, they took it seriously. And nowhere is this more evident than in classical art galleries, where you'd be hard-pressed to see anybody smiling. But thanks to the technology of today, one guy was able to put the smiles on even the most serious faces.


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London-based designer Olly Gibbs visited the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and took his FaceApp-enabled smartphone with him. For those who haven't tried it, the app can put a smile on almost any subject's frowning face, and those unamused faces in the portrait gallery seemed like they sure needed some of that. Now all of us are smiling thanks to these awesome edits which put a more positive spin on the classical art.

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LizzyM 3 months ago

Reality vs. Tinder

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Evisa Isabella Rose 3 months ago

*When you're glad you took that travel pillow with you* ΧD

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xpurinx 3 months ago

This feels like it would be his actual smile :p

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Galeanthropy2017 3 months ago

Excellent teeth!

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Evisa Isabella Rose 3 months ago

*When someone tells you that your crush broke up and is now single ready to mingle* :''''D

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LizzyM 3 months ago

That's everyone's creepy uncle!

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Evisa Isabella Rose 3 months ago

*Shoes on sale: From 200$, now ONLY 199,99$* Me:

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Kirsa Rasmussen 3 months ago

Thinking: I just farted.... and no one heard :-D

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Venomous Sloth 3 months ago

*when someones mentions u and ur just like: Did you say MEEEE?

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Evisa Isabella Rose 3 months ago

*When you see your new haircut and pretend you like it, but your heart is slightly hurting* :''''D

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