People stuck at home during quarantine are letting their creativity loose. The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles challenged art lovers to post photos of themselves recreating their favorite masterpieces from home and the response has been massive.

The Getty Museum challenge, where you have to recreate your favorite work of art with 3 things lying around your home, was inspired by the Tussen Kunst en Quarantaine (Between Art and Quarantine) Instagram account from Amsterdam. And the Getty’s not the only one inspiring people to show their love of art during quarantine: the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kyiv, Ukraine is doing the same.

Bored Panda reached out to the Getty, so scroll down for our interview with the museum's representative. You can check out our previous posts about art recreations during the lockdown right here and here.

More info: Getty.edu | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube | PinchukArtCentre.org

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Neue Galerie New Yorkinspiration Of The Day - Lady With Fan By Gustav Klimt (1917-1918) And The Gorgeous Muse

Neue Galerie New Yorkinspiration Of The Day - Lady With Fan By Gustav Klimt (1917-1918) And The Gorgeous Muse

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Raine Soo
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1 year ago

This one pretty much nails it.

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Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa

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tuzdayschild
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1 year ago

Where did they find a photo of the actual model?

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Girl With The Purrl Earring

Girl With The Purrl Earring

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Beep Bop
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1 year ago

purrrfect match.

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According to the Getty's representative, the museum still keeps on getting challenge submissions. "They keep coming! More than 100 a day," she said.

"The online challenge has reached many people around the world who may not be in a position to visit Los Angeles or Getty. We hope they’ll be inspired to come when they get a chance," the museum representative told us.

She also confirmed that many of the museum staff are working at home, while a number are working on site to "ensure the collections and grounds are safe and well maintained." The representative also revealed that everyone's eager to get on site to see their coworkers and work with the collections once again.

#4

The Lady In A Fur Wrap

The Lady In A Fur Wrap

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slackjack
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1 year ago

Well done.

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#5

Salvador Dali - Isolation

Salvador Dali - Isolation

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hobbitly
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1 year ago

Hahaha awesome!

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#6

The Way They Nailed Getty Museum Challenge

The Way They Nailed Getty Museum Challenge

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Tiny Dynamine
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1 year ago

Wow, the recreation really does look like a painting! :D

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Bored Panda also previously spoke to the Getty Museum’s team to learn more about the challenge and the huge number of submissions they’ve gotten. Annelisa Stephan, assistant director for digital content strategy at the Getty, told us that they have “lost count" of all the photos that people have sent them. According to her, the submissions number "many thousands."

"In addition to the ones posted publicly, there have been hundreds and hundreds more DM'd to us! We didn't expect such a reaction in our wildest dreams—we thought a few people might enjoy the activity, but it clearly struck a chord!" Annelisa revealed.

"People have been so creative and so supportive of other people's creations, cheering them on, laughing, and celebrating their favorites. We've received creative responses from the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia,” she said. “We've also been thrilled to see kids of all ages getting into the act, and high school teachers organizing their art history students to incorporate the challenge into their classwork. It's a great way to look at and learn about art while being creative with constraints."

#7

Recreation Of Pablo Picasso's Painting "A Women With A Bird"

Recreation Of Pablo Picasso's Painting "A Women With A Bird"

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Enuya
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1 year ago

Wow! Impressive face painting! My brain froze for a while.

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#8

My Contribution To The Getty Challenge. The Birth Of Venus By Botticelli

My Contribution To The Getty Challenge. The Birth Of Venus By Botticelli

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Tiny Dynamine
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1 year ago

Exceptional!

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#9

Lady 1-Ply, Keeper Of Non-Perishables And Protector Of The Soap

Lady 1-Ply, Keeper Of Non-Perishables And Protector Of The Soap

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Lama Lady
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1 year ago

Cool! And timely

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Another Getty representative told Bored Panda that the museum is always developing new online resources. One of the newest additions was a video of the Getty’s "wonderful but now-shuttered Michelangelo exhibitions."

The Getty is still closed because of the coronavirus, however, the museum is helping its local community out. In fact, the Getty donated thousands of gloves and hundreds of masks to UCLA Health to help out doctors and nurses fighting Covid-19. Since then, the museum is looking for new ways to help both the local and global communities.

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Happy To Share The Result Of Our New Experiment, The Three Day Online Workshop #tobeamuseathome That Was Streemed Last Week

Happy To Share The Result Of Our New Experiment, The Three Day Online Workshop #tobeamuseathome That Was Streemed Last Week

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RL Tyler
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1 year ago

Lovely - she nailed it

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#11

Our Take On The DIY Classic Art Challenge

Our Take On The DIY Classic Art Challenge

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JessG
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1 year ago

Good job on this one! Really looks like a severed head

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‪‘Woman In Biscuits’ Recreation From Gustav Klimt's ‘Woman In Gold’ By Julia Timoshkova‬

‪‘Woman In Biscuits’ Recreation From Gustav Klimt's ‘Woman In Gold’ By Julia Timoshkova‬

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YsaPur
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1 year ago

very creative

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#13

Yes, There’s A Person In There

Yes, There’s A Person In There

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Lavender Brown
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1 year ago

How?? This is so good!!

Jon Barnes
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1 year ago

I know, right - now I want to be a balloon animal for Halloween

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hobbitly
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1 year ago

creative :)

Marie P
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1 year ago

hilarious! good imagination

RL Tyler
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1 year ago

brilliant

glowworm2
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1 year ago

THis is awesome!

MARY ANN Hannah
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1 year ago

REALLY CREATIVE

Scott Boston
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1 year ago

haha that's great

John Schwantes
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1 year ago

Maybe the copy is better than the original?

christine entwisle
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1 year ago

so much better than the original. genius

Vanilla Rose
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1 year ago

This is so creative!

Cooper
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1 year ago

Cool!

Sarah Cameron Lerer
Community Member
1 year ago

Such a crappy piece of 'art' and such a good recreation.

Diane Versue-Haimes
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1 year ago

You blue me away!

gilbo
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1 year ago

better than original!

Johanne Trudeau
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1 year ago

Hahaha!!!! This is great...

Donovan Farwell
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1 year ago

Wow!

Jenny Magnes
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1 year ago

Genius!

Binxyminxem
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1 year ago

Awwww cute! I'm impressed 😀

its_Riley _playz
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12 months ago

very creative! congrats

Tina Minns
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1 year ago

Amish Kapoor: I79QW-5ed5...e50279.jpg I79QW-5ed504ce50279.jpg

Rachel Vincini
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1 year ago

Awesome

Betty Kaine
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1 year ago

A softer version. 👍🏼

Anne Bartin
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1 year ago

Priceless!

Balencia Erskine
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1 year ago

Great creation!

Elijah Favorite
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1 year ago

what the fuck

Jean Caesar
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1 year ago

Hahahahaha... good job!!

Yasmeen Currie
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1 year ago

Wow! Impressive!

DropbearPDX
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1 year ago

Omg! Too cute!

Maureen Peters
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1 year ago

Very creative!

Lisa Hopkins
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1 year ago

Thank you. You are a hoot!

Milton Owens
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1 year ago

LOL and kudos for imagination.

Deborah Barringer
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1 year ago

adorbs!

Patricia Riggs
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1 year ago

Woof!

Jodi Zeisel
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1 year ago

can't stop laughing!! great job! who would have thought ????

Victoria Valenzuela
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1 year ago

“A” for effort, now get the person out of that blue death trap they can’t breath🥶

Debbie
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1 year ago

:-D :-D

Bera Harding
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1 year ago

So cool.

Philip Hill
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1 year ago

I’m a ham so love this effort. Fun

Susan Neves
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1 year ago

Cute.

Sarah Hearn
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1 year ago

That’s awesome!

JackieandTom Devereaux
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1 year ago

Wow!

Sandra Bell
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1 year ago

Such amazing, creative talent. So much fun for the viewer.

Sandra Bell
Community Member
1 year ago

Remarkable!

Gaylita Dunaway
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1 year ago

Hahahah

Mildred Thompson
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1 year ago

AMAZING! Some people are SO clever.

Patti Hoff
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1 year ago

very impressive!

OTTER
Community Member
1 year ago

Clever!! Yup!!

Elizabeth Fischer
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1 year ago

I am in awe of creativity like this!

SF Angel
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1 year ago

So clever!

Someone youdontknow
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1 year ago

I NEED THAT COSTUME IN MY LIFE

Leonie Musgrove
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1 year ago

1point for poodles

Brenda Micklish Renner
Community Member
1 year ago

Kudos lots of work on this one

CharliAnn Olney
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1 year ago

Wish I could update this lots of times!

bill ding
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1 year ago

ART..with a capital F.

Carmen Stanca
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1 year ago

Brilliant!

Dorothy Somerville
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1 year ago

perfection

Stephanye Vaccarino
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1 year ago

This one got me good 🤣

Keira McNary
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1 year ago

oh dear god

Jackie Burnham
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1 year ago

Does anyone know what the art is?

Tanya Oaks-Brooks
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1 year ago

It’s the work of Jeff Koons.

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Chris DiFonso
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1 year ago

Wow!

Naomi Baker
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1 year ago

How on earth do they breathe!!

Aragorn II Elessar
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1 year ago

Sacrifices must be made for art

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#14

Frida Quarantine

Frida Quarantine

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago (edited)

Just happened to have a Chinese Crested on hand! Great.

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#15

Getty Museum Challange

Getty Museum Challange

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YsaPur
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1 year ago

Oh, but the shoe!

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#16

Love This Challenge. I Live By Myself So I Had To Set Set A 10s Timer And Run Into Position

Love This Challenge. I Live By Myself So I Had To Set Set A 10s Timer And Run Into Position

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Enuya
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1 year ago

He looks in this ridiculous headcover better than the original model...

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#17

My Wife’s Getty Museum Challenge

My Wife’s Getty Museum Challenge

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BORED AT HOME
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1 year ago (edited)

How did you get the toilet paper?!

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#18

Getty Museum Challange

Getty Museum Challange

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hobbitly
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1 year ago

Is that garlic? Haha!

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#19

Getty Challenge - Frida Kahlo

Getty Challenge - Frida Kahlo

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JessG
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1 year ago

She needs the unibrow to complete it

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#20

My Cousin Did One Of Those Art Recreations

My Cousin Did One Of Those Art Recreations

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago (edited)

The Rosary beads make it!

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#21

My Sister In-Law's Getty Museum Challenge. Innocence By William-Adolphe Bouguereau

My Sister In-Law's Getty Museum Challenge. Innocence By William-Adolphe Bouguereau

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[] person []
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1 year ago

the babys face

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#22

"The Scream" By Edvard Munch. Right: A Recreation By Jean-Luc Walraff

"The Scream" By Edvard Munch. Right: A Recreation By Jean-Luc Walraff

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[] person []
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1 year ago

perfecto

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#23

My Dad's Getty Museum Challenge; Saturn Devouring His Son By Goya

My Dad's Getty Museum Challenge; Saturn Devouring His Son By Goya

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Kb
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1 year ago

Hysterical

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#24

My Friend And I Recreated This Abstract Peice With Items In Our Kitchen/Living Room

My Friend And I Recreated This Abstract Peice With Items In Our Kitchen/Living Room

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Tiny Dynamine
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1 year ago

Just one vinyl record needed.... oh, and a white bedsheet.

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#25

Ceci N'est Pas Un Homm

Ceci N'est Pas Un Homm

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Tiny Dynamine
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1 year ago

Nice tights!

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#26

Caesar At The Rubicon (Dog With A Plate Of Sausages) By Wilhelm Trübner vs. Masya At The Rubicon

Caesar At The Rubicon (Dog With A Plate Of Sausages) By Wilhelm Trübner vs. Masya At The Rubicon

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Scott Boston
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1 year ago

haha

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#27

Picasso - “Dora Maar”

Picasso - “Dora Maar”

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Scott Boston
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1 year ago

great job

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#28

Gustav Klimt , Hygieia. C1900. (Ft Doggy Leash)

Gustav Klimt , Hygieia. C1900. (Ft Doggy Leash)

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Elaine Edwards
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1 year ago

Under the circumstances Klimt would be proud !!!!!

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#29

Les Amoureux - Magritte

Les Amoureux - Magritte

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elfin
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1 year ago

Carrying face masks to a new level. Not so good on social distancing.

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#30

Cosy And Clean Quarantaine

Cosy And Clean Quarantaine

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Marie-laure Garcia
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1 year ago

Hilarant et génial !

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