Photographer Freddy Fabris specializes in images of cars and people. When he stepped into one particular auto shop and inspiration hit him to take a new spin on an old theme, and it’s pretty awesome.

“For many years I wanted to pay homage the great Renaissance masters,” Fabris himself writes in a recent Huffington Post article on the work. Like any parody, Fabris’ goal was “to take [these images] out of their original context, yet maintain their essence.” I mean, clearly he nailed it.

The American Photographic Artists group has featured Fabris, highlighting these images and some other incredible sports-portraits he’s shot won (check those out on his website!) He’s won 1st Place International Color Award, the One Eyeland Silver Award, and the APA Conceptual Award, so I guess we’re not the first to discover him. These images were actually shot over a year ago but I think Jalopnik readers will have a special appreciation for his work.

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Of course you’ll recognize the image above as Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam. Check out the rest of the series right here:

In the style of The Last Supper (Leonardo da Vinci).

In the style of The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp (Rembrandt).

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And a spectacular series of “Rembrandt-style” portraits:

Images by Freddy Fabris posted with permission.


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