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Pablo Picasso

For a man so well-known for his asymmetrical artwork, Pablo Picasso sure liked to wear stripes later in life. The Spanish artist rose to fame creating provocative, unusual paintings, ranging from fruit-headed people to cubic portrayals of war’s horror. Although replicating the renowned painter’s artwork is a tad beyond the scope of our website, this guide shows you how to recreate Picasso’s casual clothing style from his later years. Pair his casual style with a portable easel, paintbrush and palette set, and a print of a real Picasso work, and you’ve got an iconic but comfortable costume!

Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh was a Dutch impressionist painter, and is probably one of the most famous artists of all time. His style emphasized vibrant colors and brushwork. His most famous works include his multitude of self portraits, and of course, Starry Night. Although his popularity came after his death, and while alive, Van Gogh was struggled with both poverty and mental illness. Tony Curran played the artist in an episode of Doctor Who titled “Vincent and The Doctor.”

Factory-Era Andy Warhol

Factory-Era Andy Warhol

In the 1960s, famed modern artist Andy Warhol resided in The Factory, a studio lined with aluminum foil and silver paint on 47th street where he collaborated with other famed artists and counterculture eccentrics.

Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist who’s best known for her works involving repetition of patterns and psychedelic colors. You can take a cue from her artwork and create your own costume by repeating a polka dot pattern on a red dress.

Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí was a Spanish surrealist painter who is best known for his bizarre, striking images. His unusual behavior and eccentric manner gained as much attention as his work. His look wouldn’t be complete without his signature mustache but we’ll leave it up to you to find your own flexible desk-lady.

Andy Warhol

Considered by many to be the godfather of pop art, Andy Warhol’s artistic style and fashion sense continue to be copied decades after his death. Don’t worry, art school is not required in order to look like an artist. All you need is a black turtleneck, a pair of wayfarer eyeglasses and a Polaroid camera. Of course, art is subjective so feel free to take some pictures and claim them as your latest masterpiece.

Bob Ross

Bob Ross is the lovable personality who brought the joy of painting to millions. On his public television show, he taught us how to use oil paints to create happy little clouds, happy little trees, and other happy little accidents. He often brought squirrels and other little rascals on the set.

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter who is most known for her self portraits. She often depicted herself amongst bright colors and indigenous Mexican themes. Let’s not forget her signature flower braid and prominent unibrow.