The Canvas Project is an art 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 settings with the help of Photoshop. "The process is entirely digital, my works of art 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. Pictures of the famous paintings are made available online by the museums themselves in high-resolution files, which has greatly helped in the final quality of the digital artworks," he explained in an interview.

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

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

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Ladies and Gentlemen
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

She looks right there.

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Andres Tejeda
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2 years ago

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

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Valerie Webster
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2 years ago

LOVE IT! HAAAAA! HA! HA! HA! TOO FUNNY!!!

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Ladies and Gentlemen
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2 years ago

Wardrobe Malfunction!

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Ladies and Gentlemen
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2 years ago

This would freak me out in real life,!

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Nini Meow
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2 years ago

She looks like a spirit...

Ladies and Gentlemen
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2 years ago

what people has done with the wall is just gross! Painting is beautiful though!

MammaG
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2 years ago

The painting is not there. This is all Photoshop

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Rebecah Ozuna
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2 years ago

I think it's beautiful. A pretty lady dancing for some decent cash.

A Ghost
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2 years ago

Ladies, gentlemen and everyone else we have a new troll.

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Edwin Lesperance
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2 years ago

Nicely done!

BusLady
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2 years ago

Beautiful. Except for the graffiti. Disgraceful!

Rappenwolf
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2 years ago

Trow de money on the ground before me and I dance good!

Hikikomori
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2 years ago

would've looked better in an eery place

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Rebecah Ozuna
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2 years ago

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

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Andres Tejeda
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2 years ago

Vincent Van Solo is not pleased.

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Magpie
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2 years ago

Can you just take the photo already?

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Magpie
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

Cocaine is a hell of a drug

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Veronicat the Mermaid
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2 years ago

lovely!

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Soozie Poozie
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2 years ago

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

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Andres Tejeda
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2 years ago

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

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Coco!
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2 years ago

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

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Grumble O'Pug
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2 years ago

Sargent is spinning in his grave

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MS Park
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2 years ago

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

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Magpie
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2 years 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
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2 years 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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alwright
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2 years ago

DIE FILTHY BEAST!---Onward Noble Steed!!!

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Coco!
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2 years ago

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

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Nostalgic Hyena
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2 years ago

"It looked better in the picture.."

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Diane Mackereth
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2 years ago

I just want to jump out and scare him!

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Rappenwolf
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2 years ago

Tad, get in here and take a bath!

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Agnes Jekyll
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2 years ago

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

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avri G
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2 years ago

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

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Lizard Queen
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

Hello sailor.

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Soozie Poozie
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2 years ago

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

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Mala Qiu
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2 years ago

The mirror effect is perfect!

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Laugh Fan
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2 years ago

Agh! Another splinter.

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Agnes Jekyll
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2 years ago

Same s**t, different century

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Magpie
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2 years 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
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

“Your ear looks clean to me!”

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Bjarne McDonald
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2 years ago

Copenhagen Central Station

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2 years ago

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

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Soozie Poozie
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2 years ago

“Shit! I went the wrong way!”

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Veronicat the Mermaid
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2 years ago

love this one!

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Kim Smith
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2 years ago

She was nobility at one time..

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Jilltdcatlady
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2 years ago

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

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Jilltdcatlady
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2 years ago

The iconic "can we Goooo now?" stance.

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Nikita Flourencia
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2 years ago

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

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Magpie
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

Those plastic patio chairs!

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BusLady
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2 years ago

Amy Winehouse? Love the bracelets.

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Diane Mackereth
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2 years ago

Want to buy some flowers Lady?

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Dl B
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2 years ago

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

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Lena
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2 years ago

Haha the guy with the camera

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Lizard Queen
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2 years 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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Dl B
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2 years ago

Just hold the apple steady

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Laugh Fan
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2 years ago

Long walk over those stones in bare feet!

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Rappenwolf
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2 years ago

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

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Lizard Queen
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2 years ago

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

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BusLady
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2 years ago

Beautiful dress.

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Rebecah Ozuna
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2 years ago

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

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MBZ MetalsmithArtist
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2 years ago

Where the hell is my Uber?!!

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Lizard Queen
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2 years ago

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

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Diane Mackereth
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2 years ago

Is someone watching me?

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Tadeu Montenegro
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2 years ago

She's at UnB and there nothing is forbiden!

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Lizard Queen
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2 years ago

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

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Jilltdcatlady
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

The reflection is awesome on this one.

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BusLady
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2 years ago

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

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2 years 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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