Clever Photoshops of Contemporary Magazine Covers Into Classic Artworks


Filipino artist Eisen Bernard knows Tilda Swinton belongs in a work of art — which is why he Photoshopped her into one, along with dozens of other celebrities featured on magazine covers, for his Tumblr Mag + Art. The concept is simple and the execution flawless: highly stylized magazine portraits are blended seamlessly into masterworks from the likes of John Singer Sargent, Jacques-Louis David, and Rene Magritte. Click through to see for yourself that Achilles has never looked better than with James Franco’s face. All images courtesy of Eisen Bernard.

Prince/”Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt,” John Singer Sargent

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West/”Las Meninas,” Diego Velazquez

Scarlett Johansson/”The Mirror,” John William Godward

James Franco/”The Anger of Achilles,” Jacques-Louis David

Pharrell/”La presence d’esprit,” Rene Magritte

Gwyneth Paltrow/”L’Odalisque á l’esclave,” Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

Rachel Weisz/”Leda and the Swan,” Leonardo da Vinci

Angelina Jolie/”Mrs. Hamilton McKown Twombly,” John Singer Sargent

Barbara Walters/”Whistler’s Mother,” James McNeil Whistler

Tilda Swinton/”Portrait of Edith Schiele,” Egon Schiele