As an art history guy, and a fan of art in general, I’ve missed going to museums or even just finding neighborhood graffiti, but there’s been an upside: people at home recreating their favorite works of art. Or just works of art. And I could say a lot about art bringing people together and being therapeutic and never mind I’m just gonna share some of my favorite examples, although the critic in me can’t help spotting certain categories. For instance there are the elaborately faithful reproductions:
And then there are the ones that tweak the original slightly.
Some use the original as an inspiration.
And then there are the ones that are so staggeringly brilliant I feel like they’ve improved on the originals.
And then there are the ones that…don’t.