Chinese Pupils Create 'World Famous Paintings'

January 9, 2016
Editor: Eileen Cheng

A set of photos of famous paintings and their reenactments has become popular on WeChat Moments, a social media platform. The reenactments feature primary school students as models.

A primary school in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province held an art competition to encourage students to simulate famous paintings through cosplay or recreation. More than 400 creations were submitted and 70 were awarded and displayed on campus on Tuesday, reported.

The competition aims to improve students' aesthetic ability and help them enjoy appreciating classical art works, said Su Yan, vice-president of the school.

Let's have a look at some of the creations:


A pupil plays a man in the famous oil painting Portrait of a Young Scholar by Peter Paul Rubens.[]

A pupil plays a character in the painting The Scream by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch.[]

A third grader plays a woman in the painting Lady with an Ermine by Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci.[]

A fourth grader plays a woman in the painting A Young Beauty by Italian painter Eugene de Blaas. []

(Source: China Daily)



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