Auto Mechanics Recreate Renaissance Paintings

Photographer Freddy Fabris had always wanted to pay homage to the Renaissance masters with his photos in some way, but he wasn’t sure how until he stumbled upon an auto-mechanic shop in the Midwest. This led to a brilliant series of funny portraits with auto mechanics.

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  1. Anonymous June 19, 2019

    Brilliant .

  2. Anonymous June 19, 2019

    Beyond brilliant

  3. Anonymous June 19, 2019

    Had to share. Loved the still life with pears and cigar bits in the ashtray. Nice touch.

  4. Anonymous June 19, 2019

    and service managers tell them to get back to work and quit fooling around on billable time…

  5. Anonymous June 19, 2019

    I love it. Great from both an artistic and sarcastic standpoint.

  6. anonymous June 19, 2019

    Fantastic photos and great idea.y

  7. Kim June 19, 2019

    These are beyond fabulous!

  8. jag512 June 19, 2019

    I wish the inspirational pics were before or side-by-side. Pretty fun deal!

  9. Anonymous June 19, 2019

    Beats the Pirelli Calendar hands down

  10. Antoinette June 19, 2019

    Can these be purchased?

  11. Bernard June 19, 2019

    Wonderfully rich.

  12. Mary June 19, 2019

    It’s the Dutch Masters all over again!

  13. Vicki T June 19, 2019

    Great! . . . must have been a slow day

  14. Jax June 19, 2019

    Fabulous! Yes, a calendar please! Make these folks some very well deserved money.

  15. KF-in-Georgia June 19, 2019

    Christ with a hubcap halo…

  16. S2 June 19, 2019

    Please, guys! Do the Night Watch!!!

  17. Anonymous June 19, 2019

    Do The Scream.

  18. Anonymous June 19, 2019

    Making Automotive Repair Great Again!

  19. Thomas June 19, 2019

    The lighting is fabulous. When you get the lighting right, the results are magic.

  20. Bob June 19, 2019

    Astounding paradigm

  21. Sara June 19, 2019

    Fabulous….the lighting, the poses, the facial expressions and body stance…..Wow!

  22. Aleen June 19, 2019

    Perfection!

  23. Mary Bullington June 19, 2019

    Wonderful portraits–approaching sublime–and such handsome men. Who was their barber? <3

  24. Mary B again\ June 19, 2019

    PS Kudos to the guys at the shop for participating!

  25. Anonymous June 19, 2019

    Is it acceptable to you that I post the link of the article containing your art, directing people to check out your work and temporarily using a still life (pears and tools) of that section as a profile pic, drawing attention to and crediting your work? If not, i will remove it.

  26. Anonymous June 19, 2019

    Brilliant…love the guy with noodles poised in mid-air…perfect colors.

  27. Dave June 19, 2019

    Great fun, thanks

  28. Keith June 20, 2019

    Can someone tell me all the pictures they represent? Some I know some not. Sorry to be so thick.

  29. MarkB... June 20, 2019

    Looking at these I couldn’t help but smile. Well done, with complements to the mechanics!

  30. Lynne June 20, 2019

    Pure genius X

  31. Anonymous June 20, 2019

    These are awesome! Take that you snooty art critics!

  32. Anonymous June 20, 2019

    Love this so much!

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