A ‘Sesame Street’ Renaissance

October 16, 2014 CLEE25 Leave a Comment

Sesame Street is a classic, and the work of Johannes Vermeer, James McNeill Whistler and other talented artists is widely recognized as classic art. So what happens when Sesame Street characters and classic art collide?

Why, this, of course.

Kermit’s Mother By LegGodt

And this.

Marquis de Rosita By RatbarSteward

And of course, this.

Cookie monster By Alena910

These images are part of a photo effects contest by the website www.worth1000.com, which describes itself as “the top creative contest site in the world.” These three images come from a contest titled “Sesame Street Ren 3: classic paintings with Sesame Street characters,” which encouraged users to submit their original entries combining classic art and their favorite Sesame Street character.

You can view all of the entries from this particular contest here. And, if you want to see more, check out photos from some of their other “Sesame Street Ren” contests here here and here

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, the internet throws a curveball. What’s your favorite entry?

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