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The 8-Bit Watercolor Masterpieces of Adam Lister

The 8-Bit Watercolor Masterpieces of Adam Lister

Artist Adam Lister puts an 8-bit spin on classic masterpieces and pop culture icons in his series of geometric watercolor paintings. In a style reminiscent of the earliest video game consoles of the 1980s, Lister demonstrates an uncanny ability to distill the essence of a piece down to its pixelated essence. Even the celebrities and sports stars which he renders in the same style, are instantly recognisable. Whether it's Klimt, Picasso, van Gogh, or Michael Jordan shooting hoops, there's a continuity of style here worth exploring, and that's exactly what Lister has done over the past few years, racking up extensive collection of paintings which is constantly growing.

Watercolor by Adam Lister
"The Starry Night" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"The Starry Night at MOMA" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Adam Lister School of Athens" Watercolor by Adam Lister "Lady with an Ermine" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"AM Goth" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Bar at the Folies Bergere" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Girl Before a Mirror" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"The Kiss" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"The Great Wave" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Magrittes Son of Man" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Mt Rushmore" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Pigeon" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"JAWS" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Luke and Yoda" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Scream" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"The Godfather" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Jordan Dunk" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Michael Jordan" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"The Persistence of Memory" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Captain America" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Thor" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"Vader" Watercolor by Adam Lister
"The Hulk"All images courtesy of Adam Lister.
See more on his website or follow his work on Facebook and Instagram.
Published on March 28th, 2016

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