No matter the circumstances, you still gotta train the creative muscle. It doesn't take a whole lot. You pick an artwork, scoop up the most random stuff around the house, put yourself into a pose, and take a shot. The challenge has gone viral with museums asking people to recreate paintings at home and social media accounts in Spain and Russia sharing their own local takes on it. Check 'em out here and here.

This time, we are covering the “Tussen Kunst & Quarantaine” Instagram page from the Netherlands, which translates to “Between Art and Quarantine.” The account is said to have inspired the Getty Museum challenge, and looking at the posts, we can see why. From Munch’s “The Scream” made from ripe avocado to Michelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam” that perfectly summarizes lockdown couple goals, we've selected some of the best and most creative recreations below.

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Jenny Boot Report

Kaisu
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1 year ago

Absolutely gorgeous

Pam Olson
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1 year ago

Gorgeous was the first word I thought of!

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Alexia
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1 year ago

I've seen several versions of the Girl with the Pearl Earring, but this one is breathtaking

Sasha Titus
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1 year ago

The best!

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G13
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1 year ago

I can't stop looking at this, she's so stunning

Linda Harms
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1 year ago

Stunning. She captured the expression perfectly.

Jennifer Sabatino
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1 year ago

Amazing! I would hang this up I’m my house, beautifully done

Deborah Palmer
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1 year ago

Gorgeous!!

Auggie LaBonte
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1 year ago

Just WOW!!

Maul!
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1 year ago

Whoa!!! stunning!!!

Erica Wilson
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1 year ago

Best! Best best best best BEST!

Ximena Aldana
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1 year ago

sublime

Jeanne Rife
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1 year ago

Love the modern version as much or even more so than the original!

Karin Gibson
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1 year ago

Oh lovely.

Gaile Vince
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1 year ago

Beautiful.

Deborah Palmer
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1 year ago

Fabulous! The Girl with the Pearl Earring?

Midori Higgs
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1 year ago

She is prettier than the original

Pepper Hume
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1 year ago

FINALLY!! Someone captured the girl's expression and angle perfectly!

Tom Joswig
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1 year ago

Love love love it 😍

Kelly Driscoll
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1 year ago

Stunning!

Kelly Murray
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1 year ago

Lovely!

Cindy Woods
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1 year ago

I would much rather paint the new model. Beautiful!

Storm Rise
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1 year ago

So utterly beautiful!

D'Ann Paton
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1 year ago

These are great and so creative!! Thank so much for sending them!! Happy Mother's Day!!

Przemysław Kochański
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1 year ago

Oh wow this is amazing, feels similar but different at the same time and I love it

Chris Miller
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1 year ago

My "Girl with the gold earrings" SAM_3402-2...53d263.jpg SAM_3402-2-5ef318653d263.jpg

Esther Schultz
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1 year ago

Stunning!!!

Danuta Glendenning
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1 year ago

B L M , personified by this creation of 'girl with the pearl earring'.

Marit Nathalie Sagbak
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1 year ago

Lovely! :)

Kara Mueller
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1 year ago

This is great! Reminds me of gish bc there's items like this every year. Next hunt starts August 1: https://www.gish.com/

Rebecca Ferleman
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1 year ago

Exquisite!

Laurie Wilson
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1 year ago

Gorgeous!

Rupali Arte
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1 year ago

beautiful

Jill Beart
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1 year ago

So beautiful

Dorothy J Townsend
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1 year ago

beautiful

Kathryn Huntington
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1 year ago

Stunning

Debbie West
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1 year ago

Wow!!!!!!!

Debbie West
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1 year ago

Wow!!!!

Alison Sherlock
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Shelley Gabrielle
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1 year ago

Stunning

Michelle Miller
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1 year ago

The recreation is prettier than the original one.

Mette Kjörstad
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1 year ago

Even more Beautiful than the original ! Breathtaking

Roberta Allen
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Barbara Lundin
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1 year ago

This is beautiful.! It should be a painting.

Joshua Coman
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1 year ago

The real one is so much better than the painting. I can’t qualify this properly, she’s amazing.

Robin Childers
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1 year ago

Stunning

Jenny Pugh
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1 year ago

Oh my word, this is absolutely beautiful! <3

Tammy Testerman
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1 year ago

Stunning!

Ann Dominici
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Elisa Ballou
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1 year ago

Exquisite.

Jakub Wasilewski
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1 year ago

Such a lush colours lol...

Love Eka
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1 year ago

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Nicole Tomme
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1 year ago

Stunning. Love how she changed the color palette to best suit her personal coloring. I love it more than the original!

Teri Burch
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1 year ago

This one is wonderful. I have enjoyed all of them but this one is gorgeous.

Barbara McGrath
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1 year ago

The right hand image far more beautiful than the left.

Carrie Pandya
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1 year ago

I think I like this one better than the original.

Karen van Heiningen-Kess
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1 year ago

Equally beautiful with a dark skin girl!❤️

Lesa Hayes
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1 year ago

Stunning

Jay Daar
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1 year ago

Totally captures the essence of the Vermeer!

Do Norval
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1 year ago

The more I watch this photo, the more I would like to have it on one of my walls.. It's perfect

Yvonne Behrens
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1 year ago

Absolutely beautiful!

Barbara Snow
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1 year ago

Absolutely gorgeous!

Barbara Snow
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1 year ago

Agree! Absolutely gorgeous!

Vivian Julier
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1 year ago

Stunning...

Bread
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1 year ago

Is this the most voted only because it's a black woman, and a goodlooking one at it?

WakeupGrandOwl
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1 year ago

This actually took my beath away

Viv Hart
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1 year ago

Vermeer's Girl with a pearl, Well Done!

Kimberly Owen
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1 year ago

Stunning

Ali Garrison
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1 year ago

Stunning!

Julia Danher
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1 year ago

Perfection

Crystal Roseman
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1 year ago

Wow! This one is breathtaking! So beautiful!

Aileen Deamer
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1 year ago

Beautiful!

Celia Marsh
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1 year ago

This isn't part of this, it's a gorgeous artwork from 2016. https://www.artsy.net/artwork/jenny-boot-jenny-boot-black-girl-with-pearl

Wentan Liu
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1 year ago

Good !

Sheila Ryan
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1 year ago

Beautiful woman!

Agnes Jekyll
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1 year ago

So beautiful, she's caught the original's expression perfectly--I just want to tip her chin, just the tiniest bit.

jevais
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1 year ago

The second photo is beyond gorgeous, it's stunning absolutely magical. What a beautiful woman, skin that looks like silk satin and those eyes are so much alive than the painting.

Jeannie Weiss
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1 year ago

exquisite!

Bill Baggott
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Jocasta Montero
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Jacqui Dunn
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1 year ago

This is so beautiful!!

Stephen Pritchard
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1 year ago

Stunning!

Jackie Greiner
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1 year ago

Very nice!

Laurie Yakubov
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1 year ago

Gorgeous face, lighting and makeup. Definitely my favorite

Pam Olson
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1 year ago

Stunningly beautiful!

Sophie Foster
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1 year ago

Stunning

Kathy Draper
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1 year ago

The look in her eyes is just perfect!

Kimberly Young
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1 year ago

So beautiful!

Arwyn King
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1 year ago

Stunning. My favourite re-creation yet. On so many levels.

Daniel Tan
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1 year ago

this is beautiful

Steve Wall
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1 year ago

The remake is awesome. Love it

Suzanne Hall
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1 year ago

The lighting on her face and the pearl is magical

Jaime Quirk- Palecek
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1 year ago

Wow beautiful

Loretta Davila
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1 year ago

The first was a masterpiece, the second, absolutely divine!

Maureen Peters
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1 year ago

Love this! Awesome and magnificent!

Michael Freund
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1 year ago

gorgeous!

Donna Vassalotti
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1 year ago

This one is mind blowing! A new masterpiece!

David Loeb
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1 year ago

Perfect !!!!

Pamela E Brueckner
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1 year ago

Natural Beauty in any light...

Krisztián Tichler
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1 year ago

<3

Anna McHugh
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1 year ago

Dynamite. This is really epic.

Renee Jamison
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1 year ago

Rockn' it...gorgeous lady

SciFi Vortex
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1 year ago

I can't tell them apart!

Rebecca Armstrong
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1 year ago

Gorgeous!

Kat Khatib
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1 year ago

Nailed it!

Barbara Dean
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1 year ago

Beautiful!

Linda HS
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1 year ago

W. O. W😊

Suzanne McElwee
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1 year ago

Gorgeous!

Cheryl Aguirre
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1 year ago

#1 Beauty!

Elly Clifton
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1 year ago

So beautiful

Maddie Madding
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1 year ago

That amazing

Holly Vickrey
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1 year ago

Love

AnnieLaurie Burke
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1 year ago

Wow! Very creative!

Alison Diehl
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1 year ago

This is the BEST!

David Hafter
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1 year ago

Wow, she’s beautiful...

Jane W.
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1 year ago

Fabulous--and the pearl earring stands out so beautifully!

Cheryl Wolfe
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1 year ago

Stunning and beautifiul. I love them both, and they both feel different, but that same "wow" factor is there.

Derren Harvey
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1 year ago

I think I prefer this to the original, well done

Andrea Smith
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1 year ago

This is perfect.

Michalina Piotrowska
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1 year ago

sTUNNING <3

Kathy Pickard
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1 year ago

WOW! Gorgeous!

Knoet 2007
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1 year ago

the one on the right wins!

Lyn Martin
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1 year ago

what incredible beauty and poise! thank your doing this!

Ellen Taylor
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1 year ago

Absolutely gorgeous

Dominique Blochlinger
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1 year ago

Absolutely beautiful!

Diane Williams
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1 year ago

Wow! Absolutely stunning young lady.

Johan Engström
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1 year ago

Photo soo much better than the painting!

Di Champion
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1 year ago

Beautiful!

Patrick Rosenthal
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1 year ago

Beautiful!

Ripley
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1 year ago

Breathtaking.

Nike Farida
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1 year ago

spectacular! Vermeer would love it!

Shauna Hicken
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1 year ago

Beautiful!

Sandy Lloyd
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1 year ago

Wow

Maggie Barr
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1 year ago

This woman is stunning!

Jessie Bourque
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1 year ago

Astoundingly beautiful

Anthony Picco
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1 year ago

oooooh excellent

Maura Buchignani
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1 year ago

Stunning!

Nicole Gervais
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1 year ago

Stunning!

Judy-Ann Clements
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1 year ago

Stunning

Carolyn Edelmann
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1 year ago

Magnifique!

Susan Cumming
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Jodi Zeisel
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1 year ago

gorgeous

Kurt van Veen
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1 year ago

Stunning!

Karen Ruet
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1 year ago

LOVE this!

Zira Michelle (LoveoftheDark)
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1 year ago

I love the impact of this recreate!

Tammera Gibson
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1 year ago

Beautiful, she should be painted.

Tricia Brubaker
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1 year ago

Truly breathtaking!

Summer Woodsong
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1 year ago

The new one is more evocative and intriguing. Very nice work!

Iris Jimenez
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Tami Bridges
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1 year ago

Holy shizz that is beautiful in every way!

Jan Johnson
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1 year ago

Beautiful lady. Her photo is much more striking than the painting!

hopie
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Chaza Charafeddine
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1 year ago

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Chaza Charafeddine
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1 year ago

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Camilla Bignall
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1 year ago

That is just beautiful.

Bonnie McIntyre
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1 year ago

Gorgeous!!!

Kitt Hansen
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1 year ago

Better than the original ❤️

Ahmet Sibdial Sau
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1 year ago

Bad lighting

Queen Jackson.
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1 year ago (edited)

Brown skin girrrrrrl

Denis Brown
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1 year ago

Mesmerizing!

Helen Mattes
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1 year ago

beautiful

Rose Srebro
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1 year ago

Amazing. Beautiful.

Yvonne Healy
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1 year ago

Gorgeous

Kathy Gengler
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1 year ago

She is stunning. It's so beautiful done in a photograph. Would love to see her painted as the original was.

Myxomatosis
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1 year ago

WOW. SHE IS GORGEOUS.

Sue Huffer
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1 year ago

Stunning

Coat Guy
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1 year ago

Should have considered not to put a black person in front of a black background, on a screen with no good color differentiation you can see her face and barely anything else.

G13
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1 year ago

That's a good point, but I think perhaps the person was seeking to highlight her eyes, lips and the earring, the lightest features in the piece. It also adds and air of mysterious beauty!

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Suzanne Dunne
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1 year ago

Have to say second one much more beautiful truly

Lenna Tait
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1 year ago

Totally stunning.

Henk Littlewood
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1 year ago

deeply moving, resonant and numinous

Cathrine Simone
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1 year ago

It's amazingly similar. I LOVE the second one. She is absolutely stunning.

Sarah L. Bumbar
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1 year ago

Beautiful

Shannon Marshall
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1 year ago

Amazing

Kathleen Raskob
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1 year ago

Beautiful woman

Андрій Мельник
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1 year ago

awesome

Liesbeth Blogt
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1 year ago

Nailed it! Beautiful!

DKS 001
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1 year ago

wow she's so beautiful

Kristi S.
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1 year ago

Wow, that's beautiful!

Dean S
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1 year ago

Absolutely fake!

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Bloc Cardio Pitié-Salpêtrière Report

Jeanne Rife
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1 year ago

With all our healthcare workers on the front line, this feels significant to me in a new way.

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Maria Rosenblatt Report

Deborah Palmer
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1 year ago

😂. Toilet paper rolls! Perfect

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Bored Panda contacted Anneloes Officier, the 31-year-old communication specialist from Amsterdam behind the “Tussen Kunst & Quarantaine” Instagram page. Anneloes told us that she made up the challenge as a thing to do with her roommates Tessa and Floor, who have all had to work from home since March 13th. The idea was to “recreate a famous painting by using 3 products lying around in your home,” like sanitizer and toilet paper. “We’d guess which artwork it was supposed to be.”

The page started with a pic featuring a remake of Vermeer‘s “Girl With a Pearl Earring” with garlic, a towel, and a placemat. Anneloes shared the photo on her Instagram and people got into it instantly. “The first [recreations] I received were sooo good so that my family and friends who contributed, in the beginning, set the bar really high,” she said.

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Enfants autour du monde Report

Susie Copp
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1 year ago

The best one!!

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Malu Castilho Report

Henk Littlewood
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1 year ago

sweet

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Fotomitos Report

Donna Leske
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1 year ago

Well done!

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After the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam started following Anneloes on Instagram, the project went viral. She switched the account to the public and the rest is history. “Over 49k contributions have come in via the hashtag #tussenkunstenquarantaine and another 32,500 on the international #betweenartandquarantine,” recounts Anneloes.

Many museums around the globe have joined the challenge too. “Rijksmuseum, The MET (New York), The Louvre (Paris & Abu Dhabi), Versailles, Getty (LA) and The Hermitage,” to name a few. Anneloes now receives submissions from all over the world: Norway, Canada, Iran, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, Russia, the US, Italy, Spain, France, Turkey, and Portugal.

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Lunéville & Vous Report

Laira Cruz
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1 year ago

omg lol

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Galerie Taglialatella Paris Report

Deborah Palmer
Community Member
1 year ago

❤️❤️

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Teddy Bears by Mybearloga Report

Chris DiFonso
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1 year ago

This one is brilliant!

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Anneloes says that the perfect recreation is when “people enjoyed making it, go all in, and become very creative.” Also, the best ones tend to “replace an item of the original painting with a household item, like using a vacuum cleaner instead of a guitar,” she explained. “I also love when people try to mimic the posture of the figures in the painting.” This raw and authentic feel of "homemade" art is what Anneloes loves the most about “Tussen Kunst & Quarantaine.”

The Amsterdam-based communications specialist hopes the challenge “can offer a little relief and unite people worldwide.” As for the future plans, Anneloes would like to do an exposition “when life gets 'back to normal,' whatever that will be.” She also found the experience to be emotionally uplifting. “Seeing all the fun creations people come up with is almost therapeutic to me.”

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Isabella Beatrix Report

manon M
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1 year ago

Ah les spaghettis !! 😂 Bien joué 👍

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saharfardmehregan Report

Suzanne Dunne
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1 year ago

Funny

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Alison Woods Report

Deborah Palmer
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1 year ago

Nicely done !!

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As in many countries, the museums in the Netherlands have also closed their doors since March 12 amid fears of virus spread. But on March 30, Reuters reported that thieves stole a painting by van Gogh from the currently closed Singer Laren Museum. The painting named “Lentetuin,” or “Spring Garden,” which dates back to 1884 and depicts the garden at Nuenen, was loaned from the Groninger Museum.

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Melanie Marsman Report

Kaisu
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1 year ago

Nicely done, it looks real!

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Lesia Patoka Report

Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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1 year ago

This one is almost exact.

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Екатерина Готлиб Report

Gina Fiore
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1 year ago

Well done!

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Merida Miller Report

Deborah Palmer
Community Member
1 year ago

😂

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Jakob Report

Kaisu
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1 year ago

Lovely composure on the photo!

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Elise Verhoeven Fashionstyling Report

Chris DiFonso
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1 year ago

Wow!

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Maddy Afshar Report

Deborah Palmer
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1 year ago

Love the bread loaves

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Astrid Hulsmann Report

Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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1 year ago

Wow the dresses look the same.

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Marianna Sanchez Report

Kelly Driscoll
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1 year ago

“Take, eat this Oreo in remembrance of me...”

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vitaliy_skrynsky Report

STress the Terrible
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1 year ago

Modern husband's burden...

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Kelsi Giguere Report

Deborah Palmer
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1 year ago

Mask/mask. Another sign of the times

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Amy Murray Report

Deborah Palmer
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1 year ago

Clever

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francesco tasselli Report

Belarmino Teixeira
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1 year ago

wow the dude really looks alike the guy in the painting

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Kaisa Hernberg Report

Elaine Dodge
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1 year ago

the boys are rocking those moustaches

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Artist Toys & Plush Fabric Report

Donna Leske
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1 year ago

SPOT ON!

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juacquesch Report

Ice cube
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1 year ago

Spitting image!

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claire salvo Report

Deppressed Burito
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1 year ago

abstractism at its finest

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Clément Stauffenegger Report

G13
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1 year ago

Bwahaha

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