Renaissance Paintings Infused With Pop Art by Marco Battaglini (NSFW)

Marco Battaglini makes classical art relatable to common folks like us by adding modern tidbits in a mashup of Renaissance paintings meets pop art. The Costa-Rica based artist overlaps creative references from different periods to show the versatility of art to transcend time and boundaries going from priceless, museum-quality paintings of the 15th century to street art infused with pop culture references. From Adonis-type characters donning Calvin Klein underwear to a muse with purple-dyed locks, Battaglini is not afraid to push the limits of giving the traditional a playful facelift which might just kick off the modern Renaissance period.

For another article on old meets new, try Street Poetry and Classical Paintings.

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