One accident inspired painter Aja Kusick to create a wonderful series that mashes up pop culture elements with expressive van Gogh's style.

Everything started when an education blog mistakenly shared Aja's painting of the Eiffel Tower as Van Gogh's. However, the Eiffel Tower was completed in 1889 and Van Gogh died in 1890, having spent his last years in the south of France, so it's very unlikely that he even saw the iconic tower.

Kusick decided to take this further and have fun out of the situation; she asked herself "What else did Van Gogh not see?" Thus, the "Van Gogh Never" series was born. From Snoopy, relaxing under the swirling sky to an even more colorful and vibrant Super Mario world. All of these paintings are available on Aja's Etsy shop in multiple dimensions, starting from a $8 5x5 inch one.

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#1 Totoro

Totoro

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Cassie 1 year ago

Oh, Totoro! I love this! <3

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#2 Harry Potter

Harry Potter

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Maladicta42 1 year ago

Do do do do do do doooooo doooooo doo do do doo do doooooooo

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#3 Snoopy

Snoopy

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JEFF THE KILLER 1 year ago

Snoopy XD

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#4 Spirited Away No Face

Spirited Away No Face

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Maladicta42 1 year ago

This would be really cool also in the style of The Scream

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#5 Last Unicorn

Last Unicorn

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WaffleWarrior 1 year ago

I used to watch that movie ALL THE TIME!!! 😃 Glad someone else knows it!

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#6 Snoopy And Charlie

Snoopy And Charlie

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Alice P 1 year ago

I need a fried like Snoopy

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#7 Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge

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Spirit Wolf 147 1 year ago

She is so creative!

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#8 Lion King

Lion King

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Lara B. 1 year ago

It's the circle of life :)

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#9 Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower

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Ariel 1 year ago

I agree Maladicta42, I don't see it as close enough to be 'mistaken for a Van Gogh' as the title says.

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#10 Doctor Who

Doctor Who

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Ryan Hanna 1 year ago

Should have been the tardis exploding

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#11 Winnie The Pooh And Piglet

Winnie The Pooh And Piglet

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Sweep the Leg 1 year ago

Isabelle's comment shows people will get offended at just about anything.

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#12 Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

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Dorottya Nagy 1 year ago

looks amazing

#13 Lord Of The Rings

Lord Of The Rings

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Sweep the Leg 1 year ago

One does not simply walk into Mordor.

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#14 Super Mario

Super Mario

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Brandi Reeves 1 year ago

I can hear the music

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#15 Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji

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Sweep the Leg 1 year ago

I love this one!

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#16 Pokemon

Pokemon

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Alexe Downey Jr. 1 year ago

This one is AMAZING!

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#17 The Great Wall

The Great Wall

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#18 Snoopy

Snoopy

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Amy Green 1 year ago

Love this!

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#19 Stonehenge

Stonehenge

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GlassOfWater 1 year ago

AMAZEBALLS!

#20 Calvin And Hobbes

Calvin And Hobbes

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Mahmud Hossain Shanto 1 year ago

I have always loved this one!

#21 Garfield

Garfield

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Mahmud Hossain Shanto 1 year ago

:P

#22 Last Unicorn

Last Unicorn

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Brandi Reeves 1 year ago

Love both of "The Last Unicorn"

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#23 Fight Club

Fight Club

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Mahmud Hossain Shanto 1 year ago

nice one!

#24 Pepe Le Pew

Pepe Le Pew

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Isabelle Zomer 1 year ago

Awesome, I love them all!

#25 Last Unicorn

Last Unicorn

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Brandi Reeves 1 year ago

Make that all 3

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#26 22 Peanuts Charlie

22 Peanuts Charlie

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Mahmud Hossain Shanto 1 year ago

one of my favorites....

#27 Game Of Thrones

Game Of Thrones

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#28 Spongebob

Spongebob

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DINA SOTO-VARGAS 1 year ago

who lives in a pineapple under the sea HAHAHAHHAHAH

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#29 Bedtime Bear

Bedtime Bear

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#30 Piranha Plant Video Game

Piranha Plant Video Game

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El Espejo 1 year ago

The video game has a name we all know. Is it too long to be spelled out?

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#31 Star Wars Death Star

Star Wars Death Star

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#32 Christ

Christ

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DINA SOTO-VARGAS 1 year ago

the Olympics

#33 Rick And Morty

Rick And Morty

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Mahmud Hossain Shanto 1 year ago

:D

#34 Cows

Cows

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GlassOfWater 1 year ago

Divine bovine.

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#35 Nintendo Mario

Nintendo Mario

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Andrei Dima 1 year ago

Epic

#36 Snoopy

Snoopy

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Karen Drucks 1 year ago

He's chasing the Red Baron....

#37 Futurama

Futurama

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#38 Family Guy

Family Guy

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Mahmud Hossain Shanto 1 year ago

:D

#39 Star Trek

Star Trek

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#40 Pinky And The Brain

Pinky And The Brain

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Brandi Reeves 1 year ago

What do you want to do tonight, Brain? The same thing we do EVERY night, Pinky. TRY TO TAKE OVER THE WORLD!

#41 Legend Of Zelda

Legend Of Zelda

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Kim Kelly 1 year ago

This one is really freakin cool

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#42 Star Trek

Star Trek

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#43 Powerpuff Girls

Powerpuff Girls

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Andrei Dima 1 year ago

Wow how realistic

#44 Wile E. Coyote

Wile E. Coyote

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Amy Green 1 year ago

LOl!

#45 Adventure Time

Adventure Time

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#46 Giza

Giza

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#47 Spaceballs

Spaceballs

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#48 Back To The Future

Back To The Future

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GlassOfWater 1 year ago

YES

#49 Super Mario

Super Mario

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GlassOfWater 1 year ago

On the good old NES

#50 Ren And Stimpy

Ren And Stimpy

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Cathy Shift 1 year ago

i gasped so loud at this i scared the dog.

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#51 Pokemon

Pokemon

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Mahmud Hossain Shanto 1 year ago

:D

#52 Video Game

Video Game

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Potterhead Unicorn 1 month ago

At least the title is better than "Piranha Plant Video Game"

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#53 Beavis And Butthead

Beavis And Butthead

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#54 Super Mario

Super Mario

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#55 Las Vegas

Las Vegas

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#56 Grateful Dead Dancing Bears

Grateful Dead Dancing Bears

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Laura Faso 1 year ago

I always loved the coloers in the painting by Van Gogh a starry night

#57 South Park

South Park

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Mahmud Hossain Shanto 1 year ago

:D