Vamp: Art Revamped

By Catarina Wilk

Seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens, a genie of his time and well-known for his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, famous landscape paintings, portraits and mythological paintings, would be delighted to see what visual artist Inga Krymskaya made out of his famous painting ‘The Feast of Venus’.

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Peter Paul Rubens. The Feast of Venus. 1635.

The female contemporary visual artist totally revamped Rubens’ masterpiece and also encourages other artists to follow her path. By launching her project ‘3045 Variations on The Feast of Venus’, Krymskaya’s work shows her absolute fascination for Rubens’ masterpiece.
The artist has come up with an impressive amount of over 80 variations of the painting and each interprets the painting in a very different way. On top, her project aims in encouraging other artists to follow her path.

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Krymskaya will be showing six variations which will be exhibited at the Hay Hill Gallery in London until Wednesday 16 December.

Speaking of revamping art, there is another way of reinterpreting famous art works. The good thing is that everybody can get involved! And to make it even better, delicious food will be involved…

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Modern Art Desserts by Caitlin Freeman.

Caitlin Freeman‘s Modern Art Desserts is definitely not an usual cookbook. It is filled with incredible recipes for desserts inspired by famous art works by artists such as Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, Matisse, Lichtenstein, Mondrian and many more. Art has never been so delicious and easy to make!

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