Humor Web Humor 30 Art Memes That Put a Modern Spin on Old Classics Thanks to the Internet, all art can be modern art Share PINTEREST Email Print Via Classical Art Memes on Facebook Web Humor Memes Funny Videos Holiday Humor By Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins is a humor and pop culture writer. She has published three web humor books and six calendars, including You Had One Job! and Photobombed. our editorial process Beverly Jenkins Updated March 29, 2019 You probably don't consider the museum a hilarious place, but these hilarious art memes will make you think otherwise. Thanks to the funny people of the Internet, many of the art world's greatest masterpieces have been "modernized" with goofy captions and laugh-out-loud puns. 01 of 30 They'll Never Suspect a Thing Via Reddit It turns out we don't understand old fashion any more than we understand modern fashion. Why did they wear those gigantic square skirts, anyway? 02 of 30 Drawing is Hard Via Reddit "Who hasn't ever seen a cat before?" he asked with an exaggerated shrug, his eyes shifting nervously to the side. 03 of 30 Back Off, Judas! Via Classical Art Memes on Facebook Please take three steps back and then talk to me. 04 of 30 Just One Little Touch Via Reddit Now that you've told me I can't do it that's all I want to do! 05 of 30 Not Exactly Flattering Via Classical Art Memes on Facebook "I'd like this painting to look like someone socked me in the face and I have a fat lip." Artist: "Say no more!" 06 of 30 Why Wait for Mid-Life? Via Classical Art Memes on Facebook Let's get a head start on that mid-life crisis right now! 07 of 30 He Is Risen... and He's Got an Enormous Headache Via Reddit We've heard of some elaborate April Fool's Day pranks, but this is ridiculous. 08 of 30 Delete That, Bartholomew! Via Reddit That awkward moment when an artist paints you before you're ready and it hangs in a museum for eternity. 09 of 30 Is That All You've Got? Via Reddit Another day, another arrow to the chest, am I right? 10 of 30 Remember the Good Old Days? Via Reddit If you've ever visited a museum that has medieval torture equipment in it you understand that humans used to be pretty savage. Or maybe we still are, we just hide it better? 11 of 30 Just Give Me a Minute Via Reddit Getting old is rough, but it beats the alternative. 12 of 30 "See Ya' Next Friday!" Via Reddit Back at the office you'll be as boringly corporate as need be. Your coworkers don't need to know about your devilish side... unless you want them to. 13 of 30 Fire Your Hairdresser Via Reddit Lord Farquaad wishes he looked this foxy. 14 of 30 "That'll Be $200." Via Reddit This doctor is up-to-date on his dad jokes. 15 of 30 Get It Out, Get It Out! Via Imgur We're not going to the vet today. Not on my watch! 16 of 30 Is There Any Other Reason? Via Reddit Fair enough—not starving to death is a pretty good motivation. 17 of 30 Maybe If I Ask Nicely Enough Via Reddit He's not exactly playing hard-to-get, is he? 18 of 30 Does Anybody Ever Read Those? Via Classical Art Memes on Facebook You've got to watch out for that fine print, though. 19 of 30 "I Love Me Too" Via Reddit Meet Narcissus, the original narcissist. 20 of 30 Way Too Much Via Reddit If you wake up in a bed on a boat, the answer is "too much." 21 of 30 Not The Killing Curse! Via Reddit She was doing spells before "Harry Potter" was even a thing. 22 of 30 We've All Been There Via Reddit "Somebody's got a case of the Mondays!" 23 of 30 Can You Not? Via Reddit Sometimes, you just want to be left alone. 24 of 30 Life Was So Much Simpler Then Via Reddit Doesn't everyone do this when they have a cold? 25 of 30 Now I'm Questioning Everything! Via Reddit Ask yourself, "Do I really need to open this jar of spaghetti sauce or should I just order delivery? 26 of 30 Can I Get a Do-Over on This One? Via Reddit "Could you make me look like I'm about to inquire where the bathroom is? That would be perfect." 27 of 30 Mystery Solved! Via Reddit Just a little ritual stuff, maybe sacrifice a goat or two. No big deal. 28 of 30 Life as a Mom Via Reddit Every. Darn. Time. 29 of 30 Reapers Love a Good Textile Via Reddit Quick, distract him long enough that he forgets why he's there! 30 of 30 Serious Side-Eye Via Reddit The expression "too much information" comes to mind.