And now, Abandoned Paintings

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5th Oct, 2012

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Leonardo da Vinci‘s ‘The Last Supper’

 

Here at MessyNessyChic, we’ve looked at abandoned homes, castles, villages, towns, seaside resorts, even an abandoned human zoo! So how about some abandoned art?!

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This very clever idea comes from a Hungarian media student, Bence Hadju, attending the University of Fine Arts in Hungary. Hadju has taken a handful of the world’s most recognizable paintings and erased all the people.

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Jacques-louis David‘s ‘Oath of the Horatii’ 

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The feeling when looking at abandoned spaces that everyone has vanished from earth is eerily present in these edited masterpieces.

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Claude Lorrain’s ‘Seaport with the embarkation of St. Ursula’

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You could also imagine one of these being at the center of spectacular art heist, switched with the real museum piece! Thomas Crown Affair sequel anyone?!

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Sandro Botticelli‘s ‘Annunciation’

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Andrea Mantegna‘s ‘Oculus in the camera degli Sposi’

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Fra Angelico‘s ‘The Annunciation’

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