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Iconic Figures In Historic Paintings Embedded In Modern Society

Historic art has made an impact and inspiration in the aesthetic world. Paintings like Mona Lisa, Girl with a Pearl Earring and paintings of Van Gogh have made their mark in the world of art for a long long time.

Art is such a creative thing that you might not even think of it before you witness it. This is the artistry of a talented digital artist, Shusaku Takaoka. He used his digital artistry to embed iconic figures of the painting world into the modern day context by editing to fuse these two elements.

He has also taken the liberty to customize the characters by editing some lengths of hair, accessories and other details. This artist had this whole re-imagination placed in urban society in the modern day context. We have listed down few of his skills of artistry below for you, feel free to rank your favourite edit to the top. You can visit Takaoka’s social media profiles for more of his works of art and also leave your ideas with us in the comments sections below.

More info & Photo courtesy: Shusaku Takaoka


Written by Alex Bradley

Reading, creative writing, poetry writing, language learning and grappling with literature have been my passions since I was young. Keen interest in cinematography and music feilds. Completed my Ordinary and Advanced levels in languages stream successfully. I have taken part in European Union missions in Sri Lanka. I have also completed my certificate courses in programming. And also a student and working in Tourism and Hotelling. Apart from writing, i am a vocalist and environmentalist.

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