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Artists match famous paintings with hip-hop lyrics to glorious effect

The Renaissance, remixed.


Miles Klee


Posted on Mar 11, 2014   Updated on May 31, 2021, 3:49 pm CDT

Whether it’s on Tumblr, via Facebook, or over at Instagram, you really ought to be following Fly Art, a collaboration between Gisella Velasco and Toni Potenciano that marries two of the best things in life: fine painting and fresh hip-hop lyrics. The resulting series gives a whole new meaning to “the classics,” providing a veritable crash course in Western civilization.

Images via flyartproductions/Tumblr

Did Dalí have any idea he was designing sets for rap videos? Somehow, it really seems like it.

Photo by Ian Burt/Flickr

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*First Published: Mar 11, 2014, 1:23 pm CDT