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25 hilarious 'ancient memes' that put a 21st-century twist on historical art

Historical art can often lead to some hilarious circumstances when mixed with today's essentially dark humor.

25 hilarious 'ancient memes' that put a 21st-century twist on historical art
Cover Image Source: Instagram | @ancient_memez

Step into a world where classical art collides with modern humor, where the brushstrokes of the past meet the wit of the present: The wonderfully hilarious Instagram account, Ancient Memez (@ancient_memez). When you stroll through an art museum, you might find yourself captivated by the sheer beauty and history of the paintings on display. But have you ever wondered what these iconic artworks would look like with a hilarious, 21st-century twist? If so, you're in for a treat. We've scoured the digital treasure trove of @ancient_memez to bring you a collection of 25 uproarious paintings from the annals of art history, each adorned with clever and contemporary captions that transform them into side-splitting memes.

In this delightful collection of memes, we'll embark on a journey through time, exploring the juxtaposition of the old and the new, the profound and the absurd. From Renaissance masterpieces to Baroque extravaganzas, these paintings, once solemn and dignified, now take on a playful and humorous dimension. Get ready to chuckle your way through the centuries as we showcase the artistic genius of both the past and present. So, sit back and enjoy these pieces of art that resonate with your modern sensibilities. These 25 timeless masterpieces are about to get a hilarious makeover that will leave you wondering why art history wasn't always this much fun!

 1. Music doesn't discriminate


 
 
 
 
 
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2. It's a risk worth taking


 
 
 
 
 
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3. It has a door


 
 
 
 
 
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4. Breathing is overrated


 
 
 
 
 
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5. I took some creative liberties


 
 
 
 
 
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6. Overthinking runs in our blood


 
 
 
 
 
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7. Walking your cat >>> Conquering the world


 
 
 
 
 
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8. That's the correct way


 
 
 
 
 
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9. "No, you don't understand"


 
 
 
 
 
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10. The ghost in your body is allergic to it


 
 
 
 
 
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11. This will up those views


 
 
 
 
 
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12. I know you are cheating on me


 
 
 
 
 
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13. Meh


 
 
 
 
 
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14. One hand distance please, Judas


 
 
 
 
 
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15. Time to drop those tears


 
 
 
 
 
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16. He ain't wrong


 
 
 
 
 
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17. I want dinner, I want praise and I do not feel ashamed.


 
 
 
 
 
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18. Such mystical creatures


 
 
 
 
 
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19. Dress code matters


 
 
 
 
 
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20. What were these scribes on?


 
 
 
 
 
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21. *points to the sky*


 
 
 
 
 
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22. If the Last Supper was a Zoom call


 
 
 
 
 
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23. Living in the moment


 
 
 
 
 
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24. To wire or not to wire


 
 
 
 
 
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25. It looks great


 
 
 
 
 
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