In "Classicool" the subjects of the paintings abandon their classical pose and take over the canvas to literally "paint themselves".

Some of the most famous classical portraits and self-portraits in the world are reborn within the digital ecosystem of social networks.

These are not just memes shared on social networks, they are finished and detailed artworks, like real paintings of the past, showing subjects in authentic and modern selfie poses.

"Classicool" is an iconoclastic project that blends together two apparently heterogeneous aesthetics, creating an ironic and surprising result.

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American Gothic - Grant Wood, 1930

American Gothic - Grant Wood, 1930

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#2

The Son Of Man - René Magritte, 1964

The Son Of Man - René Magritte, 1964

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Nyasha Stewart
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

it is better if you put the apple on his arm.

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#3

Mona Lisa - Leonardo Da Vinci, 1503/4

Mona Lisa - Leonardo Da Vinci, 1503/4

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#4

Self-Portrait With Thorn Necklace And Hummingbird - Frida Kahlo, 1940

Self-Portrait With Thorn Necklace And Hummingbird - Frida Kahlo, 1940

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#5

The Lovers 2 - René Magritte, 1928

The Lovers 2 - René Magritte, 1928

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#6

Girl With A Pearl Earring - Jan Vermeer, 1665

Girl With A Pearl Earring - Jan Vermeer, 1665

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Portrait Of Amalia De Llano U Dotres, Countess Of Vilches - Federico De Madrazo, 1853

Portrait Of Amalia De Llano U Dotres, Countess Of Vilches - Federico De Madrazo, 1853

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Self-Portrait - Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

Self-Portrait - Vincent Van Gogh, 1889

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Joeshar
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Van Gogh was broke and couldn't afford to pay for models so he has used to paint himself over and over again. That's why we see lots of portraits of himself. Sometimes he couldn't afford to buy a new canvas, so he painted each side of the canvas or painted his old painting in white then started over again. What a passion for painting! Definitely, one of the best artists of all time. So sad, his masterpiece paintings became popular 20 years after he passed away.

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Young Lady With Gloves - Tamara De Lempicka, 1930

Young Lady With Gloves - Tamara De Lempicka, 1930

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Amazon QT
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

One of my favorite artist and paintings.

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Porträt Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Barbara Krafft, 1819

Porträt Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Barbara Krafft, 1819

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Jaguarundi
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The boy genius would certainly be up for selfies!

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Portrait Of A Man In A Turban - Jan Van Eyck, 1433

Portrait Of A Man In A Turban - Jan Van Eyck, 1433

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#12

Portrait Of An Unknown Woman - Ivan Kramskoy, 1883

Portrait Of An Unknown Woman - Ivan Kramskoy, 1883

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#13

Family Portrait Of A Gentleman And His Wife And Son - Dirck Van Santvoort, 1635

Family Portrait Of A Gentleman And His Wife And Son - Dirck Van Santvoort, 1635

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#14

Turquoise Marilyn - Andy Warhol, 1962

Turquoise Marilyn - Andy Warhol, 1962

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#15

The Kiss - Francesco Hayez, 1859

The Kiss - Francesco Hayez, 1859

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#16

Portrait Of Théodore Joseph Jonet And His Two Daughters - François Joseph Navez, 1832

Portrait Of Théodore Joseph Jonet And His Two Daughters - François Joseph Navez, 1832

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#17

Portrait Of A Young Woman - Petrus Christus, 1470

Portrait Of A Young Woman - Petrus Christus, 1470

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#18

Portrait Of Margaret Van Eyck - Jan Van Eyck, 1439

Portrait Of Margaret Van Eyck - Jan Van Eyck, 1439

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#19

Johanna Martens - Paulus Moreelse, 1625

Johanna Martens - Paulus Moreelse, 1625

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Boy With A Basket Of Fruit - Caravaggio, 1593

Boy With A Basket Of Fruit - Caravaggio, 1593

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Portrait Of Francesco Delle Opere - Pietro Perugino, 1494

Portrait Of Francesco Delle Opere - Pietro Perugino, 1494

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Madame Moitessier - Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1856

Madame Moitessier - Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1856

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Portrait Of An Unknown Woman - Jan Adam Kruseman, 1829

Portrait Of An Unknown Woman - Jan Adam Kruseman, 1829

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Pretty Pangolin
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She looks like she has a great sense of humor. I bet she can tell some stories!

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Frédéric Fabrège And His Parents In Front Of Maguelone Cathedral - Auguste-Barthélemy Glaize, 1830

Frédéric Fabrège And His Parents In Front Of Maguelone Cathedral - Auguste-Barthélemy Glaize, 1830

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