Creative Famous Painting Inspired Gifts for Artists


We all have that one friend who seem to have very refined tastes and love classic visual arts. They are hard to get gifts for right? You might want to take a look at gifts that look like it jumped of out of their favorite painting. Here are some painting famous inspired gifts for your artistic friend!

Melting Clock

Melting Clock

Got someone who is a big fan of the surrealist painter Salvador Dali? You can get him a melting clock. It looks like it came of of Dali’s Persistence of memory. This melting clock hangs on the ledge of something flat, like a desk or a bookshelf. Too cool!

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Starry Night Hoodie

Starry Night Hoodies

People who love the eccentric Vincent Can Gogh will love to wear one of these hoodies printed with Van Gogh’s best painting, Starry Night. The hoodie might look too pretty to wear, but it looks better when someone alive is wearing it! Beautiful!

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Mona Lisa Socks

Mona Lisa Socks

Da Vinci’s most famous painting… the Mona Lisa! Many theories say this is a feminine version of Da Vinci himself. Anyhow, you can wear Mona Lisa on your feet! You can show your quirky and artistic side using this playful socks. These particular set of socks are made for women, but there are some products for male counterparts, too.

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The Creation of Adam (Sistine Chapel) Wall Mural

Sistine Chapel Wall Mural

The most iconic part of Micheangelo’s Obra Maestra, the Sistine Chapel paintings. The Creation of Adam consists of a naked man (Adam) and God, touching fingers. You can have a copy of Creation of Adam for your very own room. Artistic and tasteful. This will conversations, admiration and awe… a lot.

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The Scream Screaming Plush Doll

Scream Plush Doll

The iconic The Scream by Edvard Much is funny brought out of the painting by The Unemployed Philiosopher’s Guild. The Scream Plush literally screams when you press its belly. A perfect gag gift, as well as a nice thoughtful present for visual arts connoisseurs.

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Rocking Vitruvian Man Shirt

Vitruvian Man Shirt

The Vitruvian Man, while not a painting but a sketch by the famous Leonardo Da Vinci, is very popular, too. In this shirt, you see that the Truvian makes use of his many limbs to rock out with an electric guitar. A modern yet tasteful twist on the famous sketch.

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Girl With a Pearl Earring Bag

Girl With a Pearl Earring Bag

This popular painting of “Girl With a Pearl Earring” by Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer is one of the best looking classic portraits of people. You can have it printed on a wristlet bag so you can artistically store your small stuff like makeup, car keys and coins.

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Birth of Venus Statue

Birth of Venus Statue

The painting, “Birth of Venus” by Sandro Botticelli is one of the most imitated works of art because of its sensual beauty, which is hard to find in Renaissance paintings. You can have a piece of Venus in the very same pose with this small “Birth of Venus” statue. This will look great on a your work desk or as a decor to an empty mantle.

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