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Meme Roundup: 21 Classical Art Memes

Facebook page Classical Art Memes has been churning out quality content for years. Their memes are a great example of highbrow/lowbrow humor - even managing to sprinkle liberal doses of nihilism onto their viral material. If you feel bad about consuming this list of their latest and greatest efforts, remember that the memes involve art. And art = culture. You're basically going to the museum. 

List of Classical Art Memes sourced from facebook, dealing with nihilism, dating, romance, gossip, friendship, tinder.
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Rob Gonsalves: The Master of Illusion

I'm sure you've come across these trippy paintings at some point or another during your lifetime, as this guy is widely regarded as being a modern master of his work. His illusionist paintings are absolutely iconic and mind-bending masterpieces.

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shiny legs optical illusion paint What's Making These Legs Look So Shiny?
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There's speculation on the internet that these legs have been oiled up to create this super shiny look for the picture. But... maybe not? There's some debate about that. Consider this:



via @jamesrbuk, @pezsez@annekamccarthy

Now look again. Paint? or Oil?