Digital artist reinvents the Mona Lisa with cool (but creepy) results

Mona Lisa
(Image credit: Denis Shiryaev via Bored Panda)

Many famous portraits come from another era, so it's difficult to imagine the subjects living and breathing, let alone how they'd look in the modern day. To change this, a digital artist has created a series of work which uses hyper-technological neural networking to bring well-known faces hurtling into the modern world.

You might think you know the faces of famous portrait subjects intimately well. Some art lovers know the dimensions, features and characteristics of faces, such as the Mona Lisa, better than some loved ones. But what would they look like if they were around now?

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.