Night at the museum! Social media users recreate their favourite works of art with items from around the house – and the results are a masterpiece
- People isolating at home during the COVID-19 pandemic kept busy by recreating famous work of arts
- LA-based Getty Museum challenged people to give it their best shot with items found around their houses
- Samantha Tedd, 44, recreated John Everett Millais’ Ophelia at her home in Clipston, Northamptonshire
- Elanor Barnett, 27, recreated A Roman Osteria by Carl Bloch at her home in Cambridge
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Bored families are recreating famous works of art in their own homes and gardens – using props such a nude husbands, ponds and pets.
Samantha Tedd, 44, recreated John Everett Millais’ Ophelia at her home in Clipston, Northamptonshire – by throwing herself in the garden pond.
Elanor Barnett, 27, recreated A Roman Osteria by Carl Bloch at her home in Cambridge – using lockdown staples of baked beans and pasta.
Moscow-based Ilya Sirin, 48, recreated Gustave Courbet’s ‘The Woman in the Waves’ from 1863 – with Ilya posing in the iconic position while in the bath.
Some were taking part in The Getty Museum challenge in participants were encouraged to pick their favourite artwork and recreate it using three items in their home
Others were part of Russian Facebook group *********** (Insulation) which asked families to use household objects to recreate art dating back to the 16th century.
People around the world are recreating their favourite work-of-arts at home to fight the boredom of COVID-19 lockdown. Picrured: Thea Fernandes, nine, right, recreated Felice Casorati’s Girl on a Red Carpet in her home in Brighton
Elanor Barnett, 27, right, recreated A Roman Osteria by Carl Bloch (left) at her home in Cambridge with a can of baked beans and plastic glasses
Lively props. Adam Oestreich (right) recreated Francisco Goya’s, Don Manuel Garcia de la Prada(left) at his home in Des Moines, Iowa
Couple spat? Erica Stockwell-Alpert, 27, and Alex deVillers, 33, recreated Caravaggio’s Judith Beheading Holofernes at their home in Medford, Massachusetts
A woman used bed sheets to recreate the portrait of a Young Woman (or Lady Wearing a Gauze Headdress) by Rogier van der Weyden
Marta Ortiz de Lucas-Baquero, from Madrid, recreated Woman in a Yellow Armchair by Pablo Picasso using rolls of toilet paper
Professor Michael White, from York, used a face mask and towels to recreated ‘Il Canto d’Amore’ (The Song of Love) by Giorgio de Chirico
Stephane Williams, from France, recreated Girl with a Mandolin by Pablo Picasso by using loo roll sheets to imitate the painter’s peculiar style
Samantha Tedd, from Clipston, Northamptonshire, right, recreated John Everett Millais’s Ophelia (left) in her garden pond with a summer dress and flowers
Moscow-based Ilya Sirin, 48 as The Woman In The Waves by Gustave Courbet, a painting from 1863. He posed in his bathtub to reproduce the iconic painting
Riding on a high! Dimitry Apter & Lily Dau, right, used a vibrant red coat to recreate the Bathing of a Red Horse by Petrov-Vodkin, 1912 (left)
Perspective is everything! Denis Kirillov (right) used some garlic to pose as the Suleiman the Magnificent painting by Titian 1530 (left)
Evgeniy Demianenko (right) used curtains and party hats to pose as The Ugly Duchess (right) by Quentin Matsys, which dates back to 1513
Julia Panfilova, Stephen Sirovatko and their Polina Sirovatko (right) made creative use of loo rolls to recreated the Family Portrait by Van Dyck, 1621 (left)
This Twitter user, from an unknown location, wrapped up in a pink blanket to recreate her chosen work of art – and the result is uncanny. Original artist and painting name is not known
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