Art lovers and toy collectors, this one’s for you. We examine 5 amazing Bearbrick figures that are inspired by art paintings. Bearbrick figures and art are inextricably linked, both employing masterful techniques to create an incredible aesthetic, tell fascinating stories and evoke powerful emotions.
Painting is one of the oldest art forms, yet it continues to have close links with modern and ultra-popular art toy collectibles such are Bearbrick figures.
Bearbrick in mind there are many other Bearbrick figures inspired by artists and their art like Bearbrick Andy Warhol x Basquiat Collection, or all Van Gogh Bearbrick figures, or some of the Coolest Basquiat Beabrick figures, or even Jackson Pollock Bearbrick figures and Keith Haring art. But today, our attention goes to these 5 incredible Bearbrick figures inspired by art paintings. There is a fascinating interplay between the visual cultures of Bearbrick figures inspired by art paintings. Here, we take a look at 5 Bearbrick figures where artistic boundaries blur and painting and Bearbrick become one.
Bearbrick Figures Inspired By Art Paintings
1) Bearbrick Gauguin Where Do We Come From? 1000% — The first Bearbrick on our list of 5 Bearbrick figures inspired by art paintings is one true masterpiece. Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? is a painting by French artist Paul Gauguin. Viewed as a masterpiece by Gauguin, the painting is considered “a philosophical work comparable to the themes of the Gospels”. No doubt this Bearbrick figure is one true piece of art.
2) Bearbrick René Magritte L’oiseau De Ciel 1965/La Belle Societe 1965 400% — Our second pick of the 5 Bearbrick figures inspired by art paintings goes to one of the most innovative surrealist artists, the Belgian figurative painter Rene Magritte, best known for his banal, representational but illusionistic paintings, in which nothing can be taken for granted: a style associated with Magic Realism and Surrealism. This mesmerizing Bearbrick figure bears two of his incredible paintings: L’oiseau De Ciel & La Belle Societe.
3) Bearbrick Vermeer Girl With A Pearl Earring 1000% — Our 3rd Bearbrick on the list of the 5 Bearbrick figures inspired by art paintings comes from one of the most famous paintings in the history of art – Johannes Vermeer and his masterpiece Girl with a Pearl Earring. Did you know this is not a portrait, but a ‘tronie’ – a painting of an imaginary figure? Johannes Vermeer was the master of light. This is shown here in the softness of the girl’s face and the glimmers of light on her moist lips. And of course, the shining pearl. And all that comes on one exquisite Bearbrick figure.
4) Bearbrick Utagawa Kuniyoshi The Haunted Old Palace At Soma 1000% — Now, this is something special on our list of 5 Bearbrick figures inspired by art paintings. Takiyasha the Witch and the Skeleton Spectre or Mitsukuni Defying the Skeleton Spectre Invoked by Princess Takiyashais an ukiyo-e woodblock triptych by the legendary Japanese artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798–1861). He was known for his depictions of historical and mythical scenes and combined both in portraying the tenth-century princess Takiyasha summoning a skeleton specter to frighten Ōya no Mitsukuni.
5) Bearbrick Bearbrick Leonardo Da Vinci – Mona Lisa 400% — And the best for the last of the 5 Bearbrick figures inspired by art paintings. Mona Lisa painting is described as “the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world”. So it was only a matter of time before Medicom Toy would make this collaboration on a Bearbrick figure. The influence of the Mona Lisa on the Renaissance and later times has been enormous, revolutionizing contemporary portrait painting.