This Instagram Account Makes Iconic Album Covers Into Classical Art

Music fans and art history majors unite!

Illustrator Eisen Bernardo has created a new Instagram project that will appeal to pop stans and classical art nerds equally.

Illustrator Eisen Bernardo has created a new Instagram project that will appeal to pop stans and classical art nerds equally.

Eisen Bernardo / Via instagram.com

If you’ve spent any time on art Tumblr, you’ve probably seen images from Bernardo’s popular Mag+Art project, which mashes up magazine covers with scenes painted by artists like Botticelli, Ingres, Klimt, and Picasso.

If you've spent any time on art Tumblr, you've probably seen images from Bernardo's popular Mag+Art project, which mashes up magazine covers with scenes painted by artists like Botticelli, Ingres, Klimt, and Picasso.

Eisen Bernardo / Via magplusart.tumblr.com

Recently, however, the Filipino artist has started a new project called Album+Art, which is exactly what it sounds like: album covers merged with classical masterpieces. It’s pretty great!

Eisen Bernardo / Via instagram.com

Eisen Bernardo / Via instagram.com

Country singer Eric Church as the farmer in Grant Wood’s American Gothic? Yes, please!

Country singer Eric Church as the farmer in Grant Wood's American Gothic? Yes, please!

Eisen Bernardo / Via Instagram: @albumplusart

Britney Spears as a lady in Vittorio Reggianini’s La Soirée? Gimme, gimme more!

Britney Spears as a lady in Vittorio Reggianini's La Soirée? Gimme, gimme more!

Eisen Bernardo / Via instagram.com

Beyoncé done up Albert Joseph Moore style? **Flawless.

Beyoncé done up Albert Joseph Moore style? **Flawless.

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Drake plus An Irritable Appeal by John Bagnold Burgess? Nothing was the same.

Drake plus An Irritable Appeal by John Bagnold Burgess? Nothing was the same.

Eisen Bernardo / Via instagram.com

We’ve peppered you with music today with it being Record Store Day! But now we’re combining it with art. Classical art. And as you know by now, we have Music courses (they’re here) and Art courses (they’re here)! Be a darling and check them out!

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