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'Emoji Nation' Is Art History, According To The Internet

Your favorite works of art, updated for the online era.

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Nastya Ptichek, a Ukrainian artist, was toying around on her phone recently when she had a revelation of sorts: many of the emojis she'd been using had begun to resemble well-known works of art. She began to pair the emojis with famous paintings for a series she's titled "Emoji Nation".

You can find more of Ptichek's work here:

http://boys-dont-cry.co/

http://nastya-ptichek.tumblr.com/

https://www.behance.net/gallery/emoji-nation-part-2/15413671

All images reposted with the artist's permission.

Charlie Warzel is a senior writer for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Warzel reports on and writes about the intersection of tech and culture.

Contact Charlie Warzel at charlie.warzel@buzzfeed.com.

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