In an ongoing series entitled, “Art History in Contemporary Life”, artist Alexey Kondakov skillfully photoshops characters from Renaissance paintings into present day photos he has taken around Europe.
The juxtaposition between the two time periods in the digitally altered scenes creates for an interesting visual. You can find many more works from the ongoing series on Facebook and Instagram.
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