The Canvas Project is a project created by Brazilian artist Gabriel Nardelli Araújo. The 28-year-old 'frees' well-known characters from classical paintings and puts them in the modern day context with the help of Photoshop. "The process is entirely digital, my works do not exist, at least so far, in physical form. It is done in Photoshop based on photos of places I visited and pictures that I had access to. Other pictures are made available online by the museums themselves in high-resolution files, which has greatly helped in the final quality of the images," he explained in an interview.


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At first, this project was just an outlet for Gabriel, that let him create surreal images, but over the time its importance changed.  "I have been perceiving montages as new forms of appropriation of space and works of art. I feel like I leave an immaterial mark on that place. People who have had contact with my work and later visit the space or see the original picture can have a new vision about them." 

What do you think about this type of art? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Ladies and Gentlemen 4 weeks ago

If I have seen this image elsewhere without the information, I would have believed it to be real. Little bit off, but you can blame the photographer or some camera settings for that, except that it too real.

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Laugh Fan 3 weeks ago

She looks right there.

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Andres Tejeda 4 weeks ago

Damn it Tom, you're drunk and no that cat did not just flip you off.

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HotMessInDistress 3 weeks ago

Elizabeth, whatever could this be?

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Ladies and Gentlemen 4 weeks ago

This would freak me out in real life,!

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Nini Meow 3 weeks ago

She looks like a spirit...

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Rebecah Ozuna 4 weeks ago

Yup. If something like this happened by my house, i too would've stare at the situation.

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Andres Tejeda 4 weeks ago

Vincent Van Solo is not pleased.

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Magpie 3 weeks ago

Can you just take the photo already?

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