Recreating famous masterpieces of art are a becoming a trend nowadays. In this feature, Barbie is incorporated into history’s most iconic works. Take a look at our plastic-fantastic muse’s versatility after the stop.
Barbie has always been a part of every little girl’s childhood: her blackhole of a wardrobe, her countless hairdos and pairs of shoes, and her incredible proportions. She’s like the LEGO and G.I. Joe’s to every little boy’s childhood. But even though we’re already way past that era, Barbie is still considered to be one of the most beloved toys to date.
A French artist, Jocelyne Grivaud, has her own marvelous way to incorporate the old school look of Barbie into classical works of art. As a fan of Barbie when she was a lass, Jocelyne’s aim was to adjust Barbie’s profile (too blonde, too skinny, and too superficial) to ‘different emblematic representations.’ She recreated wonderful works of art such as Andy Warhol’s Marilyn pop art, Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, Leonardo da Vinci’s Monalisa, Man Ray's Le Violon d’Ingres, Pablo Picasso’s Dora Maar, and many more!
Let’s take a look at these plastic-fantastic Barbie reimagined works of art:
Art is always evolving. Modern artists are coming up with delightful ways to commemorate and revive classic works of art. Vintage photographs are turned into collectible cards, Lego pieces are incorporated into classic album covers, black and white photographs are colorized, and so on. If you could recreate a classic work of art, what would it be and how would you do it? Your insights are always welcome below!