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This world is but a canvas to our imagination. Henry David Thoreau
When you think of studying art history, what do you think of? A class you took in high school? Watching television specials on PBS? Looking through a huge coffee table book at the local book retailer? What about browsing fanart on DeviantArt? Believe it or not, the evolution of art and its styles can be seen quite easily by clicking through works from fellow deviants and quite a lot of them come with something special: a modern twist! In recent years, a surge of works from talented artists across the globe has put some pizazz in older art styling through pop culture, fandom, and humor. From Ancient Mycenaean, to Art Nouveau, to Impressionism, and more, artists have bridged antiquity with modernity in unique ways to combine old styling with new interests. Ready to take a walk through history alongside your favorite modern topics? Here we go!
Ancient Eras: Greece, Rome,