Most classic paintings are fine. They look nice and all but they don't speak to you, personally. Ok sure, it looks like this old lady is sitting enjoying some wine in the 1800s, but so what? Turn that shit into meme, though, and NOW we're talkin'. All of a sudden I appreciate art and would be willing to spend actual cash on that thing.

1. Losing is not an option.

classic painting memes: losing argument

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2. Here here, drink and stop telling me your problems.

classic painting memes: sad pal

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3. All bow to the man who slightly overcharges you for pot.

classic painting memes: very good pot!

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4. Oh that's not too shabby then.

classic painting memes: in actual hell

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5. Goddamnit, Gerrit. We don't wanna hear about your scratchoff win again.

classic painting memes: fascinating stories

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6. The painting was that man's most prized possession.

classic painting memes: before pornhub

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7. But I JUST sat DOWN. I'm not MADE OF EXERCISE.

classic painting memes: laziness

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8. Uhh I swear it's just the make of the pants. They came like this.

classic painting memes: boner in class

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9. The perfect caption.

classic painting memes: sk8r boy

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10. Please explain these paintings.

classic painting memes: ex nudes

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11. They fell for it!

classic painting memes: not doing well!

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12. Nooo put me back in there.

classic painting memes: existential crisis

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