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Renaissance Space Invaders art


Artist Dan Hernandez painted a gorgeous series of frescoes depicting Space Invaders and other vintage game screengrabs as Renaissance and Byzantine art. They're hanging in a show called "Genesis" at the Kim Foster Gallery in NYC.

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Justice League as jazz-age vigilantes


On DeviantArt, Genesischant has a great "Jazz Age Justice League" poster complete with back-stories for all the reimagined, Gatsby-era vigilantes. I especially love Wonder Woman as a flapper, and the Green Lantern as a soldier-turned-jazz-musician-turned-crimefighter.

The J.L.A. is a borderline legal bounty-hunter/vigilante group with limited governmental sanction ("Department of Justice Licensed Agency"). Made up of individuals from various walks of life, all are committed to the take-down of the rising criminal empires that threaten America.

Jazz Age Justice League (via The Mary Sue)

Minecraft quilt


One of the best things about pixel-art games is how well they lend themselves to tributes in antique media, like cross-stitch and quilts -- these being fundamentally pixel-based themselves. Case in point: Carla from CoraQuilts's Minecraft Creeper quilt-top, an atemporal confection: "I just finished this quilt top today. I have plans for a fleece backing and it just might be up for sale when I am ready :) I used all Kona cotton solids and 6 inch squares, so it will measure 55" square when finished."

Minecraft Creeper Quilt Top (via Craft)