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Forty faces lifted from the paintings of the Old Masters and repurposed as useable emjois by Molly Young and Teddy Blanks.

Get ’em here.

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19th and early 20th century cabinet cards, deftly supered by artist Alex Gross, who (and this is but one minor part of his oeuvre) paints over the collectible photo portraits, transforming the subjects into superheroes and fictional beasts.

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Imperfect, asymmetrical, minimal and rather excellent oil portraits of female celebrities by British painter Gill Button, aka, Button Fruit.

Name them dames, if you will.

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A very impressive graduation short written directed and animated by Karis Oh. To wit:

A story about an artist who learns about the importance of the things unseen as she gets to draw a stranger’s portrait.

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Portraits of Bolshoi ballerina Olga Kuraeva by Alexander Yakolev.

MORE: Ballerina Expresses Raw Emotions through Portraits of Delicate Dance Movements (My Modern Met

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The eye candiful results of a two year film project by Parisian (therefore clearly biased but who could blame them) AV studio Cokau Lab.

MORE: Three Words For Paris (Cokau Lab)

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