Album Covers and Classical Painting Mashups

Album Covers and Classical Painting Mashups

Filipino graphic artist Eisen Bernardo has created a series of digital collages that combine album covers from well-known musical artists with classical paintings.

Album Covers and Classical Painting Mashups

In this ongoing series Bernardo distresses the album art to match the look and feel of the centuries’ old paintings adding an amusing twist to what are often somber and serious depictions. Below are some of my favorites:

Low by David Bowie + Renata Borgatti at the Piano by Romaine Brooks:
Low by David Bowie + Renata Borgatti at the Piano by Romaine Brooks

Homogenic by Björk + The Love Letter by Auguste Toulmouche:
Homogenic by Björk + The Love Letter by Auguste Toulmouche

Amorica by The Black Crowes + The Bather by Eugene Emmanuel Amaury Duval:
Amorica by The Black Crowes + The Bather by Eugene Emmanuel Amaury Duval

Bad Blood by Taylor Swift + Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford by Sir Francis Grant:
Bad Blood by Taylor Swift + Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford by Sir Francis Grant

Purpose by Justin Bieber + Saint Sebastian by Antonello De Messina:
Purpose by Justin Bieber + Saint Sebastian by Antonello De Messina

Take Care by Drake + An Irritable Appeal by John Bagnold Burgess:
Take Care by Drake + An Irritable Appeal by John Bagnold Burgess

B’day By Beyoncé + Girl In Green By Lord Frederick Leighton:
B’day By Beyoncé + Girl In Green By Lord Frederick Leighton

Like a Virgin by Madonna + Young Woman Reading by Alfred Stevens:
Like a Virgin by Madonna + Young Woman Reading by Alfred Stevens

Kiss Me Once by Kylie Minogue + The Ugly Duckling by Frank Cadogan Cowper:
Kiss Me Once by Kylie Minogue + The Ugly Duckling by Frank Cadogan Cowper

Fearless by Taylor Swift + Good companions by Vittorio Reggianini:
Fearless by Taylor Swift + Good companions by Vittorio Reggianini

Circus by Britney Spears + La Soiree by Vittorio Reggianini:
Circus by Britney Spears + La Soiree by Vittorio Reggianini

David Bowie + The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck:
David Bowie + The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck

(at top) Born To Die By Lana Del Rey + The Lord Of Burleigh By Edmund Blair Leighton:
Born To Die By Lana Del Rey + The Lord Of Burleigh By Edmund Blair Leighton

About Eisen Bernardo:
A development communicator by profession, he works as a multimedia producer and writer at the Communication and Public Affairs unit of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity. He has laid out publications and produced audiovisual materials for the local and international research organizations based in the Philippines.

He is the illustrator of Asia Rice Foundation’s children’s book, The Adventure of Gabby Ghas, which is translated to other regional dialect.

His Mag+Art project (https://magplusart.tumblr.com/), which is a collection of magazine cover and classical painting mashups, was featured in more than 500 online articles in more than 30 countries

For more of these Album Covers + Classical Painting Mashups, follow Eisen on instagram @albumplusart

See more work by Eisen Bernard Bernardo of Los Baños, Philippines on Behance here

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