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Art instead of work: a fun project by two office workers
Art instead of work: a fun project by two office workers
Jan Vermeer "Girl with a Pearl Earring", 1665

Creativity is alive in any person - whether it be a student cutting out a caricature on the back desk with a pen, or an artist painting the walls in an art gallery. The main thing is not to hold back your impulse. And for the bosses, the main thing is to notice the explosion of the creative potential of their employees in time and direct them in the right direction. Otherwise, he risks learning about the performance of his staff not from annual income statements, but, for example, on the website Kulturologiya.RF.

"Mona Lisa" by Leonardo Da Vinci

Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, 1503-1506

"Son of Man" by Rene Magritte

The Son of Man, René Magritte, 1964

"The Appearance of the Risen Christ to Mary Magdalene" Alexander Ivanov

"The Appearance of the Risen Christ to Mary Magdalene" Alexander Ivanov, 1835

Missing at work, two office workers Francesco Fragomeni and Chris Limbrick (Francesco Fragomeni and Chris Limbrick) decided to recreate famous art canvases using only the things they can find in their workplace. This is how the cheerful Fools Do Art project was born, which can be translated as "Fools create artOver and over again, their amusing hobby became more and more inventive, to the extent that they involved other employees in this completely unofficial activity.

"The Beauty of a Blonde" by Walter Otto

Blonde Beauty, Walt Otto, 1950s

The Lady with the Unicorn: Sight

Lady and the Unicorn: Sight, 1500s

"Napoleon at the Saint-Bernard Pass" Jacques-Louis David

Napoleon Crossing the Alps, Jacques-Louis David, 1801-1805

"Anatomy lesson of Dr. Tulpa" by Rembrandt

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, Rembrandt, circa 1632

Frangomeni and Limbrik have only two unbreakable rules: firstly, that all objects and elements of the scenery could be found right in the office, and secondly, photo processing is done as much as possible using the phone, no serious graphics programs. With such a framework, fantasy works even more enthusiastically. The whiteboard for graphs and charts, with the help of colored markers, turns into a wonderful background for the Mona Lisa; garbage bags become rustling robes; exquisite decorations are created from plain paper and duct tape. What started out as a goofy way to diversify your routine has turned into a full-fledged exercise in creativity, an excursion into the history of art and a visual display of the sense of humor of the two employees. Although it is still worth wondering what the head of a horse and a sombrero hat are doing in the office …

"Portrait of a Man in a Red Turban" by Jan van Eyck

Portrait of a Man in a Turban, Jan van Eyck, 1433

"Thinking about Death" by Frida Kahlo

Thinking About Death, Frida Kahlo, 1943

To avoid the fact that office workers are shirking from work, it is best to change the office itself. This is exactly what happened with Google Netherlands: a bright and functional room can now meet the various needs of the company's employees, which means that labor productivity will certainly increase in the near future.

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