The most hilarious artworks
People create art to express themselves. A person’s skills, imagination, and emotions are the foundation of his/her artworks. An artwork has the ability to capture the emotions of its audience, and so it takes a person who’s interested in arts to understand this. In the past, when civilization was on its early stages, people have used different expressions of art to captivate feelings. A successful artist is one who creates a meaningful piece that can stand the test of time. There are times that when you see a work of art you just can’t stop yourself from laughing. Laughing at a piece of artwork can really occur, most especially if that is what the artist intended to do. To be aware to some of these hilarious artworks, continue to read below.
The Experts, 1837
Before people had access to comical materials, like Joke of the Day calendars, people have given their laughs to artworks who have hidden witty meanings created by famous artists. One of these paintings is the “The Experts” created by Alexandre Decamps whose unconventional artworks have been rejected repeatedly for by the French Academy of Painting. “The Experts” was made to depict various art snobs (represented by monkeys) who are obsessed with a more conventional painting.
The Flatterers, 1592
During the 16th century, when odd and abstract artworks were famous, the “The Flatterers” was born. Painted by Pieter Brueghel, this painting depicts a situation wherein show-offs try to impress their superiors in a very obsequious manner.
Joseph Ducreux (1793)
This painting that exudes a pop culture vibe is a self-portrait of Joseph Ducreux and is primarily known for its meme status as Archaic Rap. The painting shows Joseph Ducreux slyly pointing towards the front while wearing a top hat and holding a cane.
Paintings of Children, 1888
Vincent Van Gogh, an artist known for his mysterious and emotional style of painting. However, he was not always inclined to this tone. Vincent Van Gogh, with his classic style, is also fond of painting children. Vincent Van Gogh made a series of oil paintings portraying young children, and this is the “Paintings of Children” that we know today. He did not intend to make it look funny but in some way people find it hilarious.
A lot of famous paintings were not intended to be comical-looking, but when introduced in the modern context it became famous to more people making it open to a greater amount of interpretations. But still, each of us have a different view on things and what may be funny for you may not be funny for the rest.