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Did you happen to you watching a portrait in an Old Masters painting and thinking, “What a face! It seems to say …” The designer Teddy Blanks and the artist Molly Young started from here to transform Dutch Masters paintings into emoticons!

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Technology is amazing… XVI Century faces are transformed into emoji to share simultaneous messages with great irony! I wonder if just the painters knew!

40 expressions: severe glances, smiles and tears. They are called Rejoinders and they are available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, 0,99 €.


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Vittore Carpaccio, portrait of a Venetian nobleman, 1510

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Lucas Cranach the Elder, portrait of Anna Cuspinian, 1502

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