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This Artist Brilliantly Puts Classical Paintings In Modern-Day Times

Simply stunning.

In late 2014, Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov was browing the interwebs looking for inspiration when he stumbled upon Caesar van Everdingen's "Nymphs Offering the Young Bacchus Wine, Fruit and Flowers."

Alexey tells BuzzFeed: "These guys party as we do, what if I put them in our time, in modern landscapes?"
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Alexey tells BuzzFeed: "These guys party as we do, what if I put them in our time, in modern landscapes?"

So he did!

He made a short series of collages using Photoshop in the following days, and shared it on Facebook. He got a lot of requests and positive feedback about his artwork, so (lucky for us) he decided to keep going. Check out some of his amazing creations!
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He made a short series of collages using Photoshop in the following days, and shared it on Facebook. He got a lot of requests and positive feedback about his artwork, so (lucky for us) he decided to keep going. Check out some of his amazing creations!

1. Like this classic piece by Frank Dicksee set in a dirty car shop.

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2. Or these ladies lounging on the shores of Mondello.

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3. Or these BFFs peeking out the window of a bread shop.

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4. How about this commuter with a lamb holding on tight?

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5. Then there's this angelic creature reading on the subway.

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6. Fixing an air conditioner.

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7. How cool is this one of two women browsing in a comic book store?

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8. Passed out at a diner. Ha!

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9. Working the turntables in a nightclub.

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10. Making out on a bus.

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11. And contemplating what to wear. So cool!

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This series is, itself, a work of art. Bravo, Alexey!

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Check out more of his amazing work here.

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