If Classic Art Conformed to Modern Beauty Standards

Jill Harness

These days, women portrayed in popular media tend to be thin with medium or large breasts. But a few hundred years ago, a few curves meant you lived the good life and indulged in tasty treats the impoverished couldn't afford. Classical artists tended to portray models that way.

So what would your favorite classical paintings look like if they were created in modern times?

Well, contemporary artist Anna Utopia Giordano has the answer with her masterfully Photoshopped renditions of some of the world's most famous paintings. Her changes are subtle, but the paintings seem drastically different.