There's something about classical art that just turns me off. Endless portraits of pale and plump aristocrats looking all fancy in the classical paintings, 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 is a 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 famous paintings 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 about these art memes.

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 the newest memes out for yourself, and if you find yourself thirsting for more, there is a previous list of these art-themed funny memes here!

#1

Hilarious Classical Art Memes

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Gabriela
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1 year ago

When you go shopping on boxing day but you don't technically end up "buying" something

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#2

Hilarious Classical Art Memes

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João Ferreira
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1 year ago

Accurate.

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#3

Hilarious Classical Art Memes

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Gabriela
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1 year ago

My dog when she wants a treat :)

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#4

"Back In My Days..."

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Wil Vanderheijden
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1 year ago (edited)

Oh, them good ol' days where yo had to walk 40 miles in the snow to go to school. That is after you delivered the newspapers and fed all the farm animals. That's when the houses were so tiny you could only have small talk and where you would sleep in the refrigerator to stay warm.

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#5

Hilarious Classical Art Memes

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Just another user...
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1 year ago

This is too true, I am NOT photogenic, where as all my friends AND dog are..

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#6

Hilarious Classical Art Memes

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Lady Perkele
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1 year ago

I'm screaming

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#7

Ending A Relationship Is Always A Hard Thing

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Crystal Martin
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1 year ago

WOW

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#8

Hilarious Classical Art Memes

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Mark
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1 year ago

It's better than picking my own nose, yes?

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#9

We're All The Same

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

when they tell you no flash, but you take a pic with a flash anyways

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#10

Netflix And Still

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Mark
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1 year ago

I would question who watches Netflix with their breasts out :)

Wanda Queen
Community Member
1 year ago

Listen, there are a LOT of seasons of Supernatural on there. Things happen. Don't judge. :p

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Greta Weiner
Community Member
1 year ago

I wish I looked that good, even with my breasts out.

Luisa Vasconcelos
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1 year ago

That moment when you get home, take off your bra and watch Netflix,after a horrible work day.

Nicole Rosandich
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1 year ago

This is actually why I can't wear a tank top to bed.

S Bagci
Community Member
1 year ago

I hate it when Netflix does that.

Mya Lugar
Community Member
1 year ago

Watching pornos by herself?

Kim Shannon
Community Member
1 year ago

A better question would be, "Who DOESN'T watch Netflix with their breasts out?"

Andrew Farrington
Community Member
1 year ago

I do!!!

Mary Ofjord
Community Member
1 year ago

That's a heck of a Hookah sitting next to her. Looks like she can't get any stoneder. :-)

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
1 month ago

She says,"Check out my new implants."

Kênh game văn hóa
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10 months ago

What's name of the original art???

Kênh game văn hóa
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10 months ago

What's name of original art???

Karina Andersen
Community Member
1 year ago

me when the weather is hot

Sandi McDonald
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

laying having a smoke on ya sheshi pipe and if home alone stoned prob was half naked LOL

Steve Hancock
Community Member
1 year ago

The way I feel about Hallmark Christmas....

Kiya Ward
Community Member
1 year ago

whats with her right foot? it looks like a chicken leg

Paige Loewen
Community Member
1 year ago

It looks like her right foot is folded under her left foot and what you're seeing is the blanket falling down.

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Darlon Shelter
Community Member
1 year ago

Netflix without breasts out, it's not Netflix.

Kelly Horrigan
Community Member
1 year ago

Brilliant!

Luis Milian
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1 year ago

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when you were promised a dick pick, but he has to sit through a 27 hour oil painting

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#11

Packing Like Amazon

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~Milo~
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1 year ago

Call me Dickasso

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#12

Booty Call

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Kaisu Rei
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1 year ago

This is the kind of humour I love

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#13

The Logical Thing To Do

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago

Good choice, I can relate

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#14

A Magical Moment In Motherhood

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My O My
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1 year ago

Ah. Been there

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#15

Pull Out Method Weak

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

true story!

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#16

Ahh, The Good Ol' Days

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Maria Rangel Lemus
Community Member
1 year ago

yea just for the fun of it!

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#17

The Magical Bond Of Motherhood

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panda_legerdemain
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1 year ago

The man-child series

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#18

I Knew I Forgot Something

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Roger Haywood
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1 year ago

Oh! The butler did it!

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#19

Best Inspiration

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Annie Hu
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1 year ago

this one is so true, especially when you get older

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#20

Hilarious Classical Art Memes

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Mother Mary Helen
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1 year ago

Apparently they've been smoking that medieval stuff again

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#21

Going Rafiki In The Rough

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

so we are just going to ignore that the men are fighting naked

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#22

Hilarious Classical Art Memes

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glowworm2
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1 year ago

Seriously, artists DID NOT know how to draw cats back then.

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#23

When You Try Being Healthy But Friends Don't Approve

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PandaJon
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1 year ago

Now we sit back and wait for the hamburger to be invented

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#24

Can You Grab Me A Drink?...

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Mother Mary Helen
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1 year ago

Every parent since the beginning of time

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#25

Who's The Good Boi?

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Gabriela
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1 year ago

If the guy died his name would be Post Bitchface Malone III :)

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#26

Can We Take Another One?

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PandaJon
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1 year ago

Mona Lisa's uglier sister Gristellda

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#27

Gonna Need Some Mega-Bloks For That

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Mother Mary Helen
Community Member
1 year ago

Trump: the early years

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#28

Hilarious Classical Art Memes

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Annie Hu
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1 year ago

you know, no one ever reads them. we all just sign our names or click "I agree"

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#29

This Is Especially Egregious In A Public Restroom

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

it's called the Kiss of Poseidon

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#30

When They Say "Continental", They Must Mean A Continent Without Food

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didi
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1 year ago

Cool glove

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#31

Foolish Peasants

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pandamonium
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1 year ago

I must be beyond an intellectual because i judge people for the mistakes I'm currently making

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#32

Politics And Family

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Andres Tejeda
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1 year ago

Same result when discussing religion.

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#33

Doctors Orders!

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Luis Milian
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1 year ago

give him some milk of the poppy

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#34

I Don't Want To Get Up Now

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Mark
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1 year ago

"Alexa...."

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#35

Do You Hate When That Happens?

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Magpie
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1 year ago

That nose ring! arrrggg.

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#36

If I Can't See You, You Can't See Me

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Roger Haywood
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1 year ago

Yes I was in Game of Thrones! Now bugger off! I'm trying to read!

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#37

We All Know That Couple

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Dave van Es
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1 year ago

Humpty dumpty and his wife?

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#38

Nah, April Fools Mates Lol

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Mother Mary Helen
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm going to hell in a hand basket for laughing at this

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#39

What Are You Looking At?

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Mark
Community Member
1 year ago

Not his fault, chap next to him pinched his stool!

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#40

Browsing Tinder With Friends

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Mark
Community Member
1 year ago

Ah, the good old penis tree :)

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#41

Don't Be That Guy

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Dibbo Sadhukhan
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1 year ago

oh no i was just gonna start smelly cat

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#42

Just Stand Still Until They Go Away

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Mark
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1 year ago

Wolf and Grandma caught in compromising position!

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#43

I Guess I Was Dead

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pandamonium
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1 year ago

I'd like to take a nap and woke up after the sun set. Was seriously disoriented when i woke

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#44

Oh No...

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Mark
Community Member
1 year ago

We'll try again in a few minutes :)

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#45

Modern Art

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago

Don't worry guys, anything can be art nowadays!

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#46

It Looks Better This Way

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Roger Haywood
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1 year ago

Are you sure this is how you do a hair transplant?

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#47

The Struggle Is Real

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

me trying to do my homework before google-ing it.

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#48

Oh No Not Again

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Luis Milian
Community Member
1 year ago

when you come out the womb and realize there is a FreAking cow next to you!!

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#49

When Talking To Anyone Is Worse Than Suicide

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Mother Mary Helen
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1 year ago

Dog: "Hoomans are stoopid"

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#50

This Trip Bites

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glowworm2
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1 year ago

Jesus Christ!

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