Creating art is a form of self-expression. It is an incorporation of the creative skills, imagination and feelings of a human being. A person who is interested in the field of arts has a greater understanding of the amount of emotion that an artwork can captivate. Even during the early ages, people have used many forms of art to convey a message and in turn gain the emotions of other people. A successful artist is one who creates a meaningful piece that can stand the test of time. Sometimes, artworks can also be hilarious that you just can’t help but laugh. This is quite unavoidable at times especially if it truly is worth the laugh. Keep reading below if you do not want to miss out on the most hilarious works of art.
The Experts, 1837
There are artists who placed hidden witty commentaries on their artwork and a lot of people find this hilarious especially that time before Joke of the Day calendars were released. “The Experts” , one of the paintings that contain humorous remarks, was made by Alexandre Decamps after the French Academy of Painting have consistently rejected his unconventional artworks. The “The Experts” represents the obsession of art snobs to a painting that is conventionally styled, and the best part is that these art snobs were depicted by monkeys.
The Flatterers (1592)
During the 16th century, when odd and abstract artworks were famous, the “The Flatterers” was born. Painted by Pieter Brueghel, this painting depicts a situation wherein show-offs try to impress their superiors in a very obsequious manner.
Joseph Ducreux (1793)
Joseph Ducreux’s self-portrait is known for its Archaic Rap meme status and its pop culture vibes. The painting shows Joseph Ducreux in a top hat, holding a cane while pointing slyly towards its audience.
Paintings of Children, 1888
If we were to talk about moody and mysterious paintings, then Vincent Van Gogh must be first on the list. However, he was not always inclined to this tone. Vincent Van Gogh has his own classic style and he uses this even when painting children. Vincent Van Gogh made a series of oil paintings portraying young children, and this is the “Paintings of Children” that we know today. The series of paintings was not intended to be hilariously looking but the viewers find it too funny.
When subjected in a modern context, there are paintings that became funny to look at even though its artist did not plan to make it look hilarious. But still, each of us have a different view on things and what may be funny for you may not be funny for the rest.