“Famous Paintings Photoshopped”


Francisco Goya, Nude Maya, 1797–1800

For years we talk about how to use Photoshop, and -in general- of editing has changed the common perception of the female body: in magazines and advertising we see long skinny bodies and free of imperfections, which never correspond to reality, but that they impose themselves as models and references, especially for so many young girls..


Raphael, Three Graces, 1504–1505

Of course it was not always so. In the course of art history, painters Titian and Rubens, Gauguin found the beauty in the bodies of women who would never have worn a size 0.Ma what would happen if the perfection of today’s canons were applied to famous works of art? The website Take Part took some of the masterpieces of the Renaissance and applied a coat of Photoshop, doing to slim the female protagonists of some paintings that are true masterpieces of art history.



Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus, 1486

Martina Magrì