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Greek artist Dimitris Ladopoulos applies the Houdini algorithm (which assesses the density of information in an image – in this case, the density of brushstrokes and application of paint in masterpieces from the historical canon) then interprets it in the form of coloured tiles of varied heights.

For those who like their analogues nicely digitised.

Above (from top): “Joséphine-Éléonore-Marie-Pauline de Galard de Brassac de Béarn, Princesse de Broglie” by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres; “Mona Lisa” by Leonardo da Vinci; “Portrait of a Young Man” by Titian and “Vincent van Gogh” by John Peter Russell

Previously:  Quadrilaitude


New Moon (2014) – a photoseries by David Lados – dramatic long exposure light trails coursing through the forests of the Mátra mountain range in Hungary captured by the light of the new moon.


Famous works of art algorithmically subdivided  by Greek motion graphics and visual designer Dimitris Ladopoulos.

The designer uses 3D animation software Houdini to break down the colour compositions of the centuries old paintings in order to showcase how each might be analysed as a designed object rather than a 2D painted surface.


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A map of Europe created by Redditor halfabluesky with each country highlighting a famous painting by one of its artists.

We get ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’ by Francis Bacon.


[Key/links to individual paintings here and giant map here]