Renaissance Beauties Re-imagined for Today

Botecelli's Birth of Venus
Anna Utopia Giordano's remix of Botecelli's Birth of Venus

Have you seen the modified nudes by Anna Utopia Giordano? The Italian artists has modified some famous nude paintings from the Renaissance period and made them conform with our own, current, ideas of female beauty. The results are pretty stunning! Which version do you prefer? How does this make you feel about our current ideal of female beauty? How do you feel about the past version?

See them all at the Guardian.

Author: falselogic

Doesn’t mix well with polite company; his two favorite topics being politics and religion. Would rather be out cycling, swimming, running, or camping. Misspent his youth reading genre-fiction; today, he is making up for it by reading large quantities of non-fiction literature. The fact that truth, in every way, is more fascinating than fiction still tickles him.