monalisa by leonardo da vinci, french artist, pez, pop culture illustrations, famous art, classic art

the reasons why famous paintings look the way they do

have you ever looked at a classic piece of art, hanging on the walls of a museum and wondered. what the hell was the artist thinking to have created this particular kind of art?

even we’ve created scratched our heads many a time, trying to figure it out. but then comes along a french artist called pez who picked six of the art world’s most iconic paintings and re-imagined them. Adding in a bit of pop culture iconography while doing so.

he calls this series, ‘muses et hommes’ or muses and men. here are the six illustrations in his series. we hope they put to rest any doubts that you may have had about was going on in the artist’s mind while painting those classic paintings.

and if you like what you see, you can follow pez on his website and also on his instagram page.

banksy, french artist, pez, pop culture illustrations, famous art, classic art

image courtesy: pez

french artist, pez, pop culture illustrations, famous art, classic art, breaking bad art, breaking bad posters, milkmain by johannes vermeer

image courtesy: pez

monalisa by leonardo da vinci, french artist, pez, pop culture illustrations, famous art, classic art

image courtesy: pez

batwatch posters, the great wave off kanagawa, katsushika hokusai, french artist, pez, pop culture illustrations, famous art, classic art

image courtesy: pez

the scream, edvard munch, french artist, pez, pop culture illustrations, famous art, classic art

image courtesy: pez

the son of man, rene magritte, french artist, pez, pop culture illustrations, famous art, classic art

image courtesy: pez

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