There's something about classical art that just turns me off. Endless portraits of pale and plump aristocrats, bucolic rural scenes, religious iconography... I can certainly appreciate the skill and relevance back in the pre-photography age, but these days we need a message!
What better way to make these historical artifacts more accessible to the youth of today than to turn them into memes? Entertaining, amusing and easily shareable, a whole new generation is being exposed to the genius of Da Vinci, Van Gogh, Goya and friends, albeit with a cheeky modern twist that would likely make them turn in their graves if they knew.
We here at Bored Panda have compiled a hilarious list of our favorite classical art memes, to help you decipher what those enigmatic old artists were really trying to say! Scroll down below to check them out for yourself, and if you find yourself thirsting for more, there is a previous list here!