|“Self Portrait 1889″ remake by Seth Johnson|
“Self Portrait 1889″ by Vincent van Gogh
One of the most creative competitions we’ve seen in a while involves imitating an established piece of artwork.
|“Café Terrace at Night” remake by Jonathan Pruc|
“Café Terrace at Night” by Van Gogh
|“Portrait of Frida Kahlo” remake by Danilo Ursini|
“Portrait of Frida Kahlo” by Nickolas Muray
Adobe had originally created an art competition that was open only to UK students for a grand prize of £10,000.
|“David and Goliath” remake by Miguel Iturbe|
“David and Goliath” by Caravaggio
“Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, 1932″ remake by Ollie Jarman
Canadian art blog Booooooom! joined forces with Adobe to accommodate those outside of the UK, creating an opportunity to compete for a copy of the entire Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection ($899). The competition called for entries in the form of photographs.
|“The Last Supper” remake by Kiran McCandless|
“The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci
|“The Girl With The Pearl Earring” remake by Nienke Zondervan|
“The Girl With The Pearl Earring” by Johannes Vermeer
|“Self portrait dedicated to Dr. Eloesser” remake by Yesenia Caloca|
“Self portrait dedicated to Dr. Eloesser” by Frida Kahlo
The contest received a wide range of submissions from individuals remaking popular artworks, some adding a modern twist to the classics. The competition has come to a close and now they have the difficult challenge of picking the best out of the bunch.
|“Portrait of Sylvia Von Harden” remake by Stephan Hoffman & SoYeon Kim|
“Portrait of Sylvia Von Harden” by Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix
|“La bonne foi” remake by Noemi Mazzucchelli|
“La bonne foi” by Magritte
I’m glad I don’t have to choose because some of these, despite being recreations, are highly original.
|“Narcissus” remake by Max Zerrahn|
“Narcissus” by Caravaggio
|“Vase with 12 Sunflowers” remake by Qi Wei Fong|
“Vase with 12 Sunflowers” by Vincent van Gogh
|“Therese Revant” remake by Chloe Van Overmeir|
“Therese Revant” by Balthus