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Artist Adam Lister Meticulously Down-Rezes Fine Art Masterpieces Into 8-Bit Watercolors

 

artiholics-8bitNew York -Friday, June 13, 2014

Do you remember how video games looked in the Atari 2600 era?  Artist Adam Lister has taken some of the art world’s greatest fine art masterpieces and broken them down to blocky 8-Bit watercolor recreations.  It’s interesting that the human brain is able to identify the original works based on such very little visual information.

Enjoy this series of colored Tetris® like compositions, which are all based on museum works.  How many of them can you decode?

Adam Lister - A Sunday Afternoon

Adam Lister - Bedroom in Arles Adam Lister - statue of David Adam Lister - The Kiss Adam Lister - the starry night adam lister garden of earthly delights Adam Lister Origin of the World adam lister school of athens Adam Lister the arnolfini wedding adam lister argenteuil Adam Lister Olympia Adam Lister Princesse de Broglie Adam Lister Chop Suey adam lister genevra di benci Adam Lister the japanese bridge adam lister dora maar au chat Adam Lister Ophelia Adam Lister The Physical Impossibility of

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To see more works by Adam Lister, visit his website adamlistergallery.com.

Written by Cojo “Art Juggernaut”

 

About Cojo Art Juggernaut

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Artiholics, Art Sucks, and the soon to be launched podcast Artist In Repose, Cojo "Art Juggernaut" (Colin C. Jorgensen) is a NYC based artist, art writer, and occasional photographer.

One comment

  1. Yeah, but can he do a Mondrian?

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