That Caravaggio Gets Right Up My Nose!

12 May

Hilarious blog about arty spoofs, mash-up of famous paintings. Very funny and clever.

notes to the milkman

As Marat might have said! While looking up info about Van Gogh’s portrait of his mother (Zoe Keenan’s third drawing was of this portrait) when I came across a delightful site of Photoshopped artworks.

Poor-Marat-13280

This was entitled “Blind man fooled to poke a dead dude up the nose” and it was claimed to be a co-work-of-art between Caravaggio and Jacques-Louis David. In fact it was an entry in a Photoshop competition run by FreakingNews.com. This particular contest invited people to submit combined paintings. I’m only showing a few of the entries. Check out the site for others.

Escher-Dali_and_Munch

This incorporates elements from Dali and Munch into a work by Escher, while here Whistler’s mother plays cards with Frederick Goodall’s little girl.

Whistlers-Mother--Goodall-Old-Maid

Finally a collaboration between Degas and Monet!

Degas-Monet

There are several other Photoshop competitions based on art and artists. One speculates on what Vincent van Gogh might be…

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One Response to “That Caravaggio Gets Right Up My Nose!”

  1. notes to the milkman May 12, 2013 at 17:34 #

    Thanks for the reblog. 🙂

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