13 Popular Albums That Weirdly Fit Perfectly Mashed Together With Classical Art

Ariana Grande's is flawless.

If the album cover fits, wear it. 

Filipino graphic artist Eisen Bernardo has a real knack for fitting one work of art into another. His project Mag+Art, a collection of magazine cover and classical painting mash-ups, became a huge hit on the Internet back in 2014. Then, one of Bernardo's artwork admirers suggested he try the same thing but with album covers instead of magazines. 

So he did. 

"It's more difficult but I gave it a try," Bernardo wrote in a description of the project. "I took the chance to make a series of digital collages featuring the studio album covers of some popular singers today. I used these album covers because they are simpler and straightforward."

It's pretty amazing how perfectly the albums fit onto the bodies of the people painted in classical portraits. Bernardo explains why: "I think the principles of photography are the same as classical painting. Portraiture using cameras adopted the same set of rules and techniques in painting." 

Whatever the reason, it is bizarrely satisfying to look at. 

Check them out below:

1. "25" by Adele and "Freiin Mathilde Jordan" by Joseph Karl Stieler

2. "Take Care" by Drake and "An Irritable Appeal" by John Bagnold Burgess

3. "Talk That Talk" by Rihanna and "Marquise Daoust" by Edouard Louis Dubufe

4. "Dangerous Woman" by Ariana Grande and "L'Attente" by Alfred Stevens

5. "Believe" by Justin Bieber and "John Eardley Wilmot" by Benjamin West

6. "I Am ... Sasha Fierce" by Beyoncé and "Silver" by Albert Joseph Moore

7. "Born to Die" by Lana Del Rey and "The Lord of Burleigh" by Edmund Blair Leighton

8. "Because the Internet" by Childish Gambino and "The Seated Harlequin" by Pablo Picasso

9. "This Is What the Truth Feels Like" by Gwen Stefani and "Portrait of Baronne de Rothschild" by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

10. "Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift and "Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford" by Sir Francis Grant

11. "Teenage Dream" by Katy Perry and "Allegory on the Death of Dauphin" by Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée

12. "1000 Forms of Fear" by Sia and "Portrait of Aline Mason in Blue" by Raimundo de Madrazo

13. "Purpose" by Justin Bieber and "St. Sebastian" by Antonello da Messina


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