World’s Famous Paintings Meet 21st-Century Gadgets and Selfies

What would it be like if famous historical artworks are updated with the latest technological devices? This is exactly what the Korean illustrator Kim Dong-Kyu wants to find out.

Kim updated the famous works of Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Manet and other famous artists in history by adding 21st century gadgets. The final results take us to a fascinating utopian world where ancient and modern times converge.

“The Room” by Vincent van Gogh

“The Dream” by Pablo Picasso

“A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” by Georges Seurat

“The Card Players” by Paul Cézanne

“Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog” by Caspar David Friedrich

“The Ancient of Days” by William Blake

“L’absinthe” by Edgar Degas

“The Balcony” by Edouard Manet

“Portrait de Marie Therese Walter” by Pablo Picasso


“Rokeby Venus” by Diego Velázquez

“Over the Town” by Marc Chagall

“Alphonsine Fournaise” by Auguste Renoir

“The Luncheon On the Grass” by Edouard Manet

“L’homme Au Balcon” by Gustave Caillebotte

“In the Conservatory” by Edouard Manet

“The Death Of Marat” by Jacques-Louis David

“Old Man In Sorrow” by Vincent van Gogh

“The Scream” by Edvard Munch

You can find out more about Kim Dong-Kyu at Art x Smart.