These Instagram posts as famous paintings are frankly ludicrous

The art world has been redefined by technology in recent years. Social media has transformed art as artists seek to create Instagrammable installations, while NFTs have redefined the concept of art ownership. It was only a matter of time, then, before we saw Instagram posts fused with world-famous paintings.

That's just what had done. Inspired by the boom in NFT, which has seen pieces fetch millions at auction, the price comparison site set out to imagine what the world's most expensive paintings would look like merged with Instagram's most-liked posts. It's even calculated how much the hybrid "digital masterpieces" might sell for (see our guide to NFTs, if you're still confused about what they are).

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.