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.

Celia Hall
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1 year ago

Perfect recreation. Bravo!

Lana Salberg-Schwickerath
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1 year ago

So she just had this all lying around?

Anni Matsick
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1 year ago

And happened to be an exact likeness.

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JessG
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1 year ago

Well done!!!

Susan Mercurio
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1 year ago

She's way prettier than the original.

Matthew Smith
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1 year ago

Extremely close, very impressive.

Christopher Carnovale
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1 year ago

I'm going to hazard a guess, that someone involved in this portrait is good with the brush in hand-painted textile arts.

Nancy Wright
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1 year ago

Incredible!

Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

This could be in the living recreations events. Same model, a few generations removed.

KEVIN YRIE
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6 months ago

Kevin Yrie

its_Riley _playz
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10 months ago

that is amazing! crongratulations!

Victoria Valenzuela
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1 year ago

I really like the recreation better,and would purchase it first!

Renata Bidness
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1 year ago

Dude...u just said you'd try to buy a lady LOL!!!

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SF Angel
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1 year ago

Extraordinary

Imperfekt
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1 year ago

I'm impressed!!

Anna Pittard
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1 year ago

WOW!

Dorothy Somerville
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1 year ago

can't get better than 'the best'. it's lovely!

Rachael Janssen
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1 year ago

You are amazing. This rocks!!! If you painted the backdrop you are an artist!!!! Congrats

Tiffany Marie
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1 year ago

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BORED AT HOME
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1 year ago

even the background!

Linda Finnegan
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1 year ago

Perfect!

Sue Whittington
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1 year ago

Very close

Naomi Baker
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1 year ago

Wonderful!

Mary Price
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1 year ago

Wow that is a great look alike

Kelly Stehouwer
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1 year ago

Wow!!!

RL Tyler
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1 year ago

really spot on -love it

Lama Lady
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1 year ago

Great make up!

Rachel Vincini
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1 year ago

Beautiful!

Frances Hale
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1 year ago

Like the one on the right best

Betty Kaine
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1 year ago

Beautiful.

Robyn Concannon
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1 year ago

It's her!

Nickolas Haramis
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1 year ago

Reincarnated...

Renata Bidness
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1 year ago

Beautiful....simple

Wee Selkie
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1 year ago

Excellent

Debbie Dorfman
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1 year ago

WOW!

Marjorie Grant
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1 year ago

Wow!

Anne Bartin
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1 year ago

Gorgeous and good, so good!

Didi Kutuzovetz
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1 year ago

Extraordinary

Balencia Erskine
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1 year ago

Wow! So good! I love Klimt!

ArianaTheDragonLover_157
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1 year ago

WHAT? You can't get more perfect than this!

Holly Wichman
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1 year ago

Amazing!

Dorothy Cloud
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1 year ago

I like this very much.

Jozi_Bear_Arts
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1 year ago

She looks exactly like the painting! Nice work!

Nancy Best
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1 year ago

Much prettier than the original!

Janice Rogers
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1 year ago

At least the new one doesn't have hair on her shoulders.

DropbearPDX
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1 year ago

Stunning!!!

Saphronia Young
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1 year ago

WOW! Nailed it. She's lovely.

Kathy Myers
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1 year ago

Wow!

Thomas Turnbull
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1 year ago

amazing

Yaakov Porat
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1 year ago

beautiful

Maureen Peters
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1 year ago

Awesome!

Mary Mulrooney
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1 year ago

Beautiful.

Karol Partridge
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1 year ago

Maybe better than the painting

Denny Cwiek
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1 year ago

Wow, I thought the original was the copy at first. Didn't figure it out until I saw the others! It looks better (in a more modern way) that Klimt's painting. Amazing work!

Orlando Padilla
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1 year ago

Life creations of museum art

Denis Brown
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1 year ago

Well, you have to give the artist credit. He painted an amazing likeness! Lol!

jimin's jams.
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1 year ago

how did she even find the dress ;-;

Ruth Hornseth
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1 year ago

Fantastic job!!

Milton Owens
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1 year ago

Amazing!

Katie Joy
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1 year ago

Gorgeous!!!

Mavis Sutton
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1 year ago

Amazing!

Wendy Wilson
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1 year ago

Wow!!! Stunning! I've had this print on my wall for 45 years and this is a gorgeous recreation.

Marna Ehrech
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1 year ago

Wow! so gorgeous

thomas the tank engine
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1 year ago (edited)

I had to look at this for like 2 minutes to realise that they weren't the same (also yea I know I'm bad at seeing differences)

Patricia Riggs
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1 year ago

Fabulous!

Jodi Zeisel
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1 year ago

gorgeous! and so well done! bravo!

Jodi Zeisel
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1 year ago

gorgeous! and so well done!!

Susan Smith
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1 year ago

Amazing likeness!

Kaye Blackman
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1 year ago

Just wow!

Mihai Barbulescu
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1 year ago

almost perfect...bravo!

ptm45
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1 year ago

Wow! Perfect muse!

Cynthia Vanaria
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1 year ago

WOW!

Marie Juhlin
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1 year ago

The human lady is such a beauty.

Michele Davis
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1 year ago

Soo beautiful, and clearly took so much time!

Philip Hill
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1 year ago

Stunning bravo

Caroline Willis
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1 year ago

My favourite one so far

Ivonne Carlo Sellés Starbuck
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1 year ago

Where did she even find the fan and robe!? AMazing!

Susan Neves
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1 year ago

The live model is wayyyy more beautiful than the one by Klimt....pretty damn incredible.

Dutch VanZandt
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1 year ago

Spot on... or as near as possible!

Cindy Shephard
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1 year ago

Perfect! And so gorgeous.

Rosalie Neunlist
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1 year ago

I love them both!! Beautiful~

Sarah Hearn
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1 year ago

Amazingly similar.

Jorge Collins
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1 year ago

She must have been the model.

Marie Wage
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1 year ago

Very, Very nice! Beautiful

Amanda Good
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1 year ago

Wonderful recreation. My favourite.

Mike Rodrick
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1 year ago

WOW!

Mildred Thompson
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1 year ago

WOW!

Loraine Volz
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1 year ago

Lady with Fan, you must have many fans after nailing this recreation!

Mia Hasik
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1 year ago

OMG

Roxy Faulkner
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1 year ago

Lovely!

Zenus Ee
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1 year ago

It just seems like the drawing is based on her! Perfect!

Zenus Ee
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1 year ago

Wow, this is perfect!

Jurrie Kruize
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1 year ago

WOW, just WOW

Rosemary G
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1 year ago

Wow, this is fabulous. How beautiful is this painting & the young lady!

Bonnie Edwards
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1 year ago

She's had practice.

IZama
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1 year ago

Wow.

Sydney Kendall
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1 year ago

I'm guessing she's done this before...

Paul Silverstein
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1 year ago

Far better than even the great Klimt

Valorie Worthy
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1 year ago

Wow!

t clark
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1 year ago

These things "happen to be laying around the house?" Uncanny 👍

t clark
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1 year ago

These things "happen to be laying around the house?" Uncanny!👍

Brenda Micklish Renner
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1 year ago

perfect

Paul Beauregard
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1 year ago

Wow! Superlative!

Judy Ornella
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1 year ago

Where did they find a lady who looks so much like the painting?

Elly Clifton
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1 year ago

So well done, bravo!

Dmitry Karyagin
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1 year ago

You guys need to check information before post it. This flashmob was launched in Russia but not some museum and copyright belongs to different persons. All originals are in this fb group https://www.facebook.com/groups/izoizolyacia/?ref=share

Johanne Trudeau
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1 year ago

OMG!! Was she the model?!?!? Amazing resemblance...

Glynis Dover
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1 year ago

Wow! This couldn’t get any closer to the original 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Linda Deming
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1 year ago

Very good. Nailed it!

Id row
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1 year ago

That's impressive!

Ivana
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1 year ago

So, did this person just happen to have all this stuff lying around their house? I'm impressed. Going to have to do this in my own house.

Candi Bryant
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1 year ago

WOW!

Martine Sinaman
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1 year ago

Impressionnant de ressemblance.

Denyse Birtz
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1 year ago

Très réussie.

Bobbie Kramer
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1 year ago

Better than the original!

Gail Nicholson
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1 year ago

Wow okay this could have been the original sitter!

Juliana Alvarez-Thumas
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1 year ago

Stunning

Mary O Neill
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1 year ago

excellent , very well recreated

Mary O Neill
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1 year ago

this is excellent , lots of effort put in to it

Michele Acreman
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1 year ago

Wow...excellent job!

Michele Acreman
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1 year ago

Wow...wonderful

Lisa Duval
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1 year ago

Beautiful

TealPanther21 BP
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1 year ago

Perfect!

Tricia ReeDonough
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1 year ago

WOW !!!

Sancia Hodgkins
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1 year ago

Amazing

Pam Jenkins-Lamb
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1 year ago

Remarkable!

Jenny Magnes
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1 year ago

Amazing!

Jane Benner
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1 year ago

Near perfection.

rachel carter
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1 year ago

Almost identical. Stunning

Sharon Rogers
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1 year ago

Wow

Mona Mona
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1 year ago

This is a perfect and beautiful artwork!

Sue-Lynn Grace
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1 year ago

Fabulous!

Paul Hershey
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1 year ago

WOW, come on now - this woman modeled for that portrait. In this lifetime or an earlier one. What a beauty.

Oshanna Alexander
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1 year ago

This is stunning

Nancy Ledoyen
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1 year ago

Amazing

Terpsichore Barnett
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1 year ago

incredible and labor intensive job!

Nexha Gjema
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1 year ago

Amazing 👌🏿👏👏❤️

Margaret Wesley
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1 year ago

WOW!

JEONGMIN
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1 year ago

Ooooh

Debra McLaughlin
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1 year ago

WOWOWOW!

Ian Bennett
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1 year ago

I'm having trouble going passed this one. The likeness is awe inspiring

Emmy Hawkins
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1 year ago

Wow...that took some work...fabulous

Terry Felando
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1 year ago

Amazing, she could've posed for the original ~~

Peg Daly
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1 year ago

Absolute favorite!

Marlene Wall
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1 year ago

Absolutely beautiful!

Mimi M
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1 year ago

Wow - where did she find the clothes that are sooo close??

Jay Burnett
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1 year ago

Hope this includes all of them . Fabulous !

Eda Tezoler
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1 year ago

This is incredible!

Bertha De Sainz
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1 year ago

Wow this is a really good recreación!!!

chickiethehen
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1 year ago

I thought she was the painting and the painting was her-

Sandra Simpson
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1 year ago

HOW!?

Phoenix Hocking
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1 year ago

Perfect!

Nicky Yeates
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1 year ago

Wow

WesMon Gerber
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1 year ago

Beautifull !

Emily Sprouse
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1 year ago

Incredible!

KLo
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1 year ago

Wow, very nice.

t88amara
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1 year ago

on spot!

Peter Smits
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1 year ago

Please .... don't like or share this. Was the worst decision in my life :-) Meisje-met...614262.gif Meisje-met-de-Parel-op-een-te-warme-dag-gif-5ea171c614262.gif

Marie-lys Groison
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1 year ago

magnifique ressemblance

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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.

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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."

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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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#12

‪‘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!!

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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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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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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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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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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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