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.

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 11 months 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 11 months ago

She looks right there.

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Andres Tejeda 11 months ago

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

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HotMessInDistress 11 months ago

Elizabeth, whatever could this be?

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Ladies and Gentlemen 11 months ago

Wardrobe Malfunction!

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Ladies and Gentlemen 11 months ago

This would freak me out in real life,!

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Nini Meow 11 months ago

She looks like a spirit...

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Rebecah Ozuna 11 months ago

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

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Andres Tejeda 11 months ago

Vincent Van Solo is not pleased.

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Magpie 11 months ago

Can you just take the photo already?

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Magpie 11 months ago

I *think* this one just needs a little softening of the back / fore ground to make it really work. .. used to be a soft scarf over the lens of the camera, don't know how they would do it now.

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avri G 11 months ago

Cocaine is a hell of a drug

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Veronicat the Mermaid 11 months ago

lovely!

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Soozie Poozie 11 months ago

“Keep your fingers away from my face, kid, or you’ll be sorry.”

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Andres Tejeda 11 months ago

That maid looks unimpressed with that man. "like really dude, you have to be naked?"

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Coco! 11 months ago

she looks annoyed at how underdressed her companion is compared to her

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Grumble O'Pug 11 months ago

Sargent is spinning in his grave

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MS Park 11 months ago

"Seriously? Who are you people taking over my kitchen?"

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Magpie 11 months ago

What you cannot see this side of the camera : there is a 5 day cricket match going on. .. and on ... and on... and omg no wonder they are both asleep. ( Don't be fooled the one is white is asleep too )

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Ladies and Gentlemen 11 months ago

Dude, you otta take control of your life, first of all why you need someone to step upon when you already have a ladder, secondly, that sword is way too small to charge with. Calm down, come down and Have some tea instead.

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Hope Floats 11 months ago

This looks like a scene from Night at the Museum, with Ben Stiller..

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Coco! 11 months ago

She isn't even looking at the picture. She is looking at herself drawing the picture.

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Nostalgic Hyena 11 months ago

"It looked better in the picture.."

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Diane Mackereth 11 months ago

I just want to jump out and scare him!

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Rappenwolf 11 months ago

Tad, get in here and take a bath!

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Agnes Jekyll 11 months ago

Don't look Beatrice, it's that Dante guy again

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avri G 11 months ago

Roxanne you don’t have to put on the Reid light

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Lizard Queen 11 months ago

"Mommy, why is there a naked lady on your car?" "Hush, child, you know Aunt Mary is a little off."

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Magpie 11 months ago

Hello sailor.

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Soozie Poozie 11 months ago

“Make sure you get all of my hair in the picture.”

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Mala Qiu 11 months ago

The mirror effect is perfect!

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Laugh Fan 11 months ago

Agh! Another splinter.

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Agnes Jekyll 11 months ago

Same s**t, different century

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Magpie 11 months ago

Arrrg! Let Go, you are breaking my neck! Who the hell taught you to kiss??? .. it was wrong everything they told you WRONG.

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Jozef Becker 11 months ago

Wait a minute. You say the only way to get to the ball is by bicycle? Where’s my carriage? You’re not much of a fairy godmother. My gown will be wrecked in the gears!

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Soozie Poozie 11 months ago

“Your ear looks clean to me!”

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Bjarne McDonald 11 months ago

Copenhagen Central Station

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Laugh Fan 11 months ago

The day wasn't quite as warm as Martha had hoped.

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Soozie Poozie 11 months ago

“Shit! I went the wrong way!”

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Veronicat the Mermaid 11 months ago

love this one!

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Kim Smith 11 months ago

She was nobility at one time..

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Jilltdcatlady 11 months ago

EVERYBODY ON THE BUS! WE'RE GOING TO MISS THE GREATFUL DEAD SET!

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Jilltdcatlady 11 months ago

The iconic "can we Goooo now?" stance.

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Nikita Flourencia 11 months ago

There's still 99 trees left.. We can do it..

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Magpie 11 months ago

The more I look at this the more disturbing it is. Anyone know the original painting? and the theme ? death?

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Soozie Poozie 11 months ago

Those plastic patio chairs!

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Pam Ciufo 11 months ago

....” who wore it better?”.... lol

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Diane Mackereth 11 months ago

Want to buy some flowers Lady?

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Dl B 11 months ago

If you kids knock the thing over it is going to cost you $132,000.

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Lena 11 months ago

Haha the guy with the camera

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Lizard Queen 11 months ago

This is the fourth time I've seen her waiting on someone. I hope the girl is getting overtime pay. :)

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Elizabeth Elliot 11 months ago

Lovely composition!

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Laugh Fan 11 months ago

Long walk over those stones in bare feet!

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Rappenwolf 11 months ago

And my picture is in the next gallery. You will love it.

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Lizard Queen 11 months ago

Boy: All the ladies love me. Ladies: Cutest doggo I've ever seen! So pretty!

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BusLady 11 months ago

Beautiful dress.

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Rebecah Ozuna 11 months ago

Look, look! I got bigger boobs than you. -not again, Martha..

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MBZ MetalsmithArtist 11 months ago

Where the hell is my Uber?!!

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Lizard Queen 11 months ago

I'm not the one who locked his keys in the car, am I, Kevin!

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Diane Mackereth 11 months ago

Is someone watching me?

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Tadeu Montenegro 11 months ago

She's at UnB and there nothing is forbiden!

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Lizard Queen 11 months ago

It's about time you got dressed, Claire. That couple nearly called the police.

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Jilltdcatlady 11 months ago

"Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun." FINE, here's your free Big Mac! Circa mid 70's

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Diane Mackereth 11 months ago

The reflection is awesome on this one.

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BusLady 11 months ago

My new in lines are cool! Can't wait to break my neck!

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Pam Ciufo 11 months ago

...now where did that damned dog get to? ....Here Spot! Come ; Spot! I don’t have all day....do your business already and let’s go!....

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Laugh Fan 11 months ago

Just came in to dry my feet.

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Ana Dias 11 months ago

the light is perfect!

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MS Park 11 months ago

She looks frozen stiff...

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rustic raven 11 months ago

But Daddy I have to go potty an my butt is frozen to the ground ;=]]

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Pam Ciufo 11 months ago

....I believe I can fly..

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Pam Ciufo 11 months ago

Street performance artist? ..got any singles on you; Bob?...

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Magpie 11 months ago

Proving womens' fashions have always been suspect.

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Elizabeth Elliot 11 months ago

Who knew Shoe Locker could run out of Reeboks?

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Magpie 11 months ago

My foot is killing me! You got the photo yet?

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