The Characters from Pop Culture in Byzantine Art

We’re sure these Byzantine paintings don’t come from ancient Eastern Roman, and we believe you can recognize these familiar characters from contemporary pop culture at a glance. Let’s go on checking these interesting mashups.

The Characters from Pop Culture in Byzantine Art

Fotis Varthis, an artist from Athens, Greece created the awesome mashups combining Byzantine painting and those famous characters from pop culture, including Link from the Legend of Zelda, Walter White from Breaking Bad, Chewbacca from Star Wars, Eddard Stark from Game of Thrones, Gandalf the Grey from Lord of the Ring, and more, so each artwork sports ancient and mysterious style from Byzantine, while its iconic detailing allows you to clearly know who they are and where the characters come from. After the break, check out these amazing mashups.

The Characters from Pop Culture in Byzantine Art The Characters from Pop Culture in Byzantine Art The Characters from Pop Culture in Byzantine Art The Characters from Pop Culture in Byzantine Art

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