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Minions Invade Famous Artwork

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An ode to Vincent van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear

You don’t have to be a kid to recognize these goofy yellow bundles of joy. Minions made their debut in the 2010 film Despicable Me and received instant star status. Just five years later, Universal Pictures is about to release their third movie featuring these enigmatic characters. In a very clever marketing campaign, these minion art mash-ups have been spotted from New York to San Francisco and appeal to art snobs and childhood heartthrobs alike. 

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Minions meet Magritte in a spoof on his painting, The Son of a Man.

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Edvard Munch’s The Scream is too much for these minions to handle.

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Lichtenstein’s benday dots are no match for the minions. 

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A modern minion Mondrian mashup.

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Minions take on Picasso, Picasso wins.

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Minions share a shockingly close resemblance to Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.

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Minions look almost as fabulous as Warhol’s renditions of the infamous Marilyn Monroe. 

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Minions can’t seem to handle Dali’s The Persistence of Memory. 

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Pollock’s approach: get drunk, throw paint, destroy minions. 

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