This Artist Cleverly Puts Classical Figures Into Today’s World


Alexey Kondakov, a Ukranian artist, began the idea of combining history and present times when he came across a painting of Caesar van Everdingen’s Nymphs Offering the Young Bacchus Wine, Fruit and Flowers in late 2014.

“I thought, ‘These guys party like we do,’” Kondakov said. “What if I put them in our time—in modern landscapes?”

In the following days, he created a series of digital collages using Photoshop and posted it on his Facebook page. His artwork became viral so he decided to keep going and shared them also on Instagram. Today, he has more than 33k followers and continue to amaze his audience with his great collages.