CULTURE Seniors recreating famous paintings took Chinese social media by storm

CULTURE

Seniors recreating famous paintings took Chinese social media by storm

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14:27, September 26, 2020

Seventy-three-year-old Girl with A Pearl Earring, 92-year-old Lady with an Ermine, senior citizens in Shanghai recreate famous paintings, taking Chinese social media by storm. 

The Shanghai Yangpu Community Nursing Home, where these seniors reside, invited a professional photographer to help take the photos in an effort to show life in a nursing home can also be colorful and enthusiastic. 

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A 73-year-old senior has his photo taken while recreating the subject in Girl with A Pearl Earring. (Photos from internet) 

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Another senior recreates the subject in The Scream. 

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A senior recreates the subject in Lady with an Ermine.

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A senior imitates Frida Khalo in one of her self portraits. 

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A senior imitates the subject in Enfant tressant une couronne.

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A senior imitates the subject in Doctor Paul Gachet. 

(Compiled by Yang Yang, edited by Huang Jingjing)


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