We’re used to seeing the odd hipster or two, they clutter our streets with their snobbish style and can often be seen during fashion week. With London fashion week for men around the corner, it seems fitting to share these 19 hilarious photos showing art history icons dressed as modern hipsters.
If you’ve ever wondered what Mona Lisa would look like without her tired silk robes and dated setting, Japanese graphic designer Shusaku Takaoka is the man to show you. He recently shared a collection of witty photos that see some of art history’s most iconic faces pasted on the bodies of modern hipsters.
Shusaku Takaoka is a true expert at transforming history into hipster. His edited shots hilariously turn these dated figures into much more relatable people, strutting their stuff on the streets. Fortunately, Takaoka didn’t just stop there, the graphic designer also reimagined these iconic figures as movie stars, magazine covers, and even baristas!