Art aficionados like to pretend that there's a very specific and complex science behind interpreting paintings. But as these humorous tweets reveal, the hidden messages are often pretty obvious, not to mention pretty funny!

These modern interpretations of centuries-old paintings come courtesy of Medieval Reactions, a wryly funny Twitter account that's making people smile with its contemporary take on traditional artwork. And as you can see, it appears that the observations and dilemmas faced by our ancestors aren't that much different to those of today! Don't forget to vote for your favorite!

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psychiclemon 3 years ago

I lost it when I saw the flower

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Tyrone 3 years ago

So many Wendy Williams

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Pieter Markey 3 years ago

"And bring me a bottle of water and 13 wine glasses"

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Luis Milian 3 years ago

when you need 3 steps to catch a pokemon.

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Savdat02 3 years ago

God where did you find that picture of me?

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Luis Milian 3 years ago

when Jesus had already made dinner reservation you were left out.

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Laura Ingles. 3 years ago

I think many of our elderly are feeling this way.....

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Yvonne Bernal 3 years ago

I've heard of the head of a man, body of a goat; but this head of a man, balls of a bull is a totally new concept!

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Luis Milian 3 years ago

when you want a sugar daddy but he into Viagra

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Hans 3 years ago

When reading Twillight, Fifty shades of Grey etc. and realizing that even after 1/3 of the book it does not get any better.

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Yvonne Bernal 3 years ago

This painter had nothing to paint, so he painted life true to form!

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Marie-Eve Langlois 3 years ago

Is he holding an erotic bag?

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Hans 3 years ago

Or the final result of a strict vegan diet.

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Henry Hugh 3 years ago

....I have this gut feeling....

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Hans 3 years ago

Lady gaga?

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Lonely Dragon 3 years ago

Where'd his penis go??

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Joey Acedia 3 years ago

Or...daddy with baby alone at home

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Aline Batista 3 years ago

And thats how you never gonna get another from her.

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Paola Turati 3 years ago

Isn't this Econ 101?? (The guy in the back)

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Rosemary Moreland 3 years ago

YES!

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Kirsa Rasmussen 3 years ago

mommy what are you doing to daddy? Oh, sweetheart, I am just checking to see if he has lice :-)

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Paula Pierrot 3 years ago

When you're so drunk at the party you don't realize the hot guy isn't much into girls...

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Kamila Zawada 3 years ago

This is brilliant :D

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Daria B 3 years ago

She's much cuter with this hair. No joke.

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Arson Rose 3 years ago

When you go to the weed man trying to get a good deal

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Kelly Mitchell 3 years ago

This is me 99% of the time.

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Chelle Rowell 3 years ago

Bahhhahaha

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Gloria Mercado-Martin 3 years ago

Honey, i'm pregnant

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Arson Rose 3 years ago

When your boyfriend takes the last slice of pizza and your too full to fight cuz you already ate more than half so you look at him like this

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Virginia Llorca 3 years ago

Not a post for a fussy classicist.

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Leah Fowler-Matthews 3 years ago

When you're a teacher and you're walking through the town centre on the weekend!

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Alex Rector 2 years ago

She's like "OMG SMH"

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Intensive Panda 3 years ago

seems quite practical

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Rasa Nekrošienė 3 years ago

Where? :D :D

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Pete Rose 3 years ago

When someone's telling you aboit something that happened to them and it's the same one you told them last week

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Marc Codina 3 years ago

Safety first

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MarieR 3 years ago

A mixture of red bull and feeling 'fabulous dahling' lol

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Amanda Panda 3 years ago

lolol

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Luis Milian 3 years ago

when you about to yell Shame.

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Adrian Jenkin (MarauderDeuce) 3 years ago

My son's girlfriend.

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Ana Schaub 3 years ago

Hyeronimus Bosch

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Winter 3 years ago

"...I have a sore throat - I think I'm coming down with a cold..."

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Sameer Khan 3 years ago

is that a titty???looks more like a tit sack!!

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Neeraj Kumar 3 years ago

what is the real name of painting

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yerawitchSam13 1 year ago

Just don't go out so you don't have to deal with them :)

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Chiranjeev Sharma 3 years ago

Yeah, that time incognito wasn't invented :P

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Vincent Groeneveld 3 years ago

When she took the last candy

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Karen Bunn 3 years ago

That's EXACTLY what this picture is--literally.

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Jordy Jubilance 3 years ago

"A guy like you.. but attractive."

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Na-eema 3 years ago

When the only way to convince people you're a boy because of the dress , is to whip out your penis and pee on the ground directly in front of them

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Natalia Díaz 3 years ago

Harvest Timeeeeeee! LMAO

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Kathy McDace 3 years ago

Better watch that. It could poke your eye out! I already cut myself on it.

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Eglė Liubinaitė 3 years ago

Or wash it with cold water XD

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Shaheris Suhel 3 years ago

Me...always XD

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Gloria Mercado-Martin 3 years ago

This Pinot noir has rose petal nuances and soft tannins...

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Na-eema 3 years ago

When you know your mother layeth with thee ogres from the Gummy Bears

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Chelle Rowell 3 years ago

Tune in Tokyo!! Haha

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Over Opinionated 3 years ago

XD

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Eva Grove 3 years ago

...spit out my coffee laughing!

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Chelle Rowell 3 years ago

AHHHH! Haha

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Noel Holub 3 years ago

Oh damn I dropped my contact!

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Cookie 1 year ago

Urk.. what's that hairy thing? Doesn't look edible!

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Anne Marie LaBrèque 3 years ago

70 year old Pee-Wee Herman.

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Stephanie Mitchell 1 year ago

Someone found this comment too offensive?! Must have been someone healthy AF. 😂😂😂😂😂

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Tatiana Dem 3 years ago

When your bae tells you that she wants u to delete all your social media accounts

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Becky Ann 3 years ago

The bend and snap! Works every time!

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Nada Maria 3 years ago

The kid in the left corner is like "ooo snappy"

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Gloria Mercado-Martin 3 years ago

Post Fukushima?

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Noel Holub 3 years ago

I thought it was "Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme Not daisies, strawberries, letters and work!

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GrumpyCat7 3 years ago

Bahahahaha!!! (Tears rolling!)

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Puddin Tane 3 years ago

"Thanks, grandma, you're the best! Love you."

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Heloisa Nohara 3 years ago

Mike tyson feelings

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Susanna Vesna 3 years ago

Ahahha! These fit so perfectly

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Tatiana Dem 3 years ago

When you ate the last candy, but your kid won't stop crying and u say, - Fine go get it!

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Chelle Rowell 3 years ago

Pfffhahaha

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