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Kim Kardashian Channels Art History

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Image by Art-Lexa Chung via Dazed Digital:  The Two Fridas (Las Dos Fridas) by Frida Kahlo (1939) at MOMA Mexico / Kim in a Balmain dress for her bachelorette party in Paris (Getty Images)

Whether inadvertently or as part of a master plan for world takeover, Kim Kardashian has been mirroring classic works of art in her everyday life.  

I love when people underestimate me and then become pleasantly surprised.
- Kim Kardashian

Team Sartle is thrown’ our hands up in the sky-y at these Kim Kardashian / Art History mashups by artlexachung.  We found her classic art vs. modern celebrity Instagram feed thanks to Emma Hope Allwood’s Dazed Digital article, and we just can’t stop scrolling.  

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Dance in the City by Pierre-Auguste Renoir at Musee d’Orsay (1883) / Kim and Kanye’s wedding photo (instagram @kimkardashian) via Dazed Digital

I don’t know what’s better gettin’ laid or gettin’ paid.
- Kanye West

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The Lovers by René Magritte (1928) at MOMA / Kimye (instagram @kimkardashian) via Dazed Digital

“I am God’s vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.”
- Kanye West



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The Desperate Man (Self-Portrait) by Gustave Courbet (1845) / Selfie (instagram @kimkardashian) via Dazed Digital

“I think I’ll always be a hopeless romantic.”
- Kim Kardashian


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The Three Graces by Raphael (1505)  / The three Kims (instagram @kimkardashian) via Dazed Digital

Personally, I’ve always loved the curvy look.
- Kim Kardashian

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The Three Graces by Peter Paul Rubens at the Prado

I have cellulite, just like almost every other woman on the planet.
- Kim Kardashian


I’d double tap that.

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