Uncanny Trompe L’oeil Replicas of Classic Masterpieces Painted in Humble Outdoor Locations


Malaga-based artist Julio Anaya Cabanding paints well-known masterpieces in unsuspecting public places to create captivating trompe l’oeil interventions. The classic scenes and their ornate frames are hand-painted on unlikely backdrops such as graffiti-filled walls, crumbling buildings, and slabs of stones by the sea. These decrepit locations are chosen on purpose, as Anaya Cabanding seeks a distinct contrast to the pristine halls of traditional art museums. “These places are inhospitable, decadent, and inappropriate to receive such a valuable object,” he explains to Colossal. “Opposite of what a museum is.” […]

Source: Uncanny Trompe L’oeil Replicas of Classic Masterpieces Painted in Humble Outdoor Locations

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