Artist Turns Classic Works of Art Into 8-Bit Masterpieces

By Andrea Romano

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Imagine if your favorite arcade games could hang in an art gallery

Artist Adam Lister combines the art world with the video game world by taking famous paintings and images from pop culture and painting them as 8-bit graphics. Lister begins with familiar pieces like Van Gogh’s Starry Night or da Vinci’s The Last Supper and transforms them into flat, angular shapes — all in stunning works of watercolor.

“These pictures are like puzzles, carefully taken apart and then pieced back together to …read more

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