No matter what is going on in the world, people will find a way to create!
Eliza Reinhardt is a 25-year-old artist who lost her job in a museum when the novel coronavirus pandemic began. Since she is also high-risk, she ended up quarantining at home with her 3-year-old dog Finn. So when the Getty Museum issued a social media challenge to recreate famous works of art, she and Finn couldn’t wait to roll up their sleeves and get to work!
Eliza started recreating works of art at home, using Finn as her partner. When she shared her masterpieces online, they were an instant success.
Everyone loves how she either makes Finn the focal point of the image or simply has him steal the show by being adorable!
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1. Here’s their take on “American Gothic” by Grant Wood.
2. “Me and My Circle” by James Ensor. Can you believe Finn allowed her to put on that beard?
3. Their “The Starry Night” by Vincent van Gogh became a “Where’s Waldo?” to spot Finn.
4. “The Creation of Adam” by Michelangelo looks a lot more relatable from Eliza’s sofa.
5. “Portrait of a Young Woman” by Nicolaes Pickenoy. That collar is so fetching!
6. “Freedom From Want” by Norman Rockwell. Eliza had to fill in for her Thanksgiving dinner guests this year.
7. “The giant Bartlmä Bon with the dwarf Thomele” by anonymous. Who says the human has to be the giant?
8. “The Nobleman with his Hand on his Chest” by El Greco. That mustache though!
9. “Family Portrait” by Bartolomeo Passarotti. Baby shark, anyone?
10. “Barbara van Beck” by an unknown artist. Finn has never looked better!
11. “Saturn” by Peter Paul Rubens. No Finns were injured in the making of this photo.
12. “Virgin and Child” by Lucas van Leyden. Nailed it!
13. “The Fall of Icarus” by Jacob Peter Gowy. Bonus points for the hand-painted backdrop.
14. “A Bar at the Folies-Bergère” by Èdouard Manet. He captured her bored look perfectly.
What a perfect use of free time! We love how Eliza brought these masterpieces to life in such an amusing way.
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