Duckface VS. Classic Beauty

I’m delighted to be introducing a new Friday series on this-here blog:


We here are tired of these duckface (often self-) portraits we see on Facebook and Twitter and where ever young women and girls intoxicated with their own sexiness (and possibly something else, too) make once might have been  called a hideous ‘moue’ at the camera.

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So without further ado, I’m delighted to bring you the first installment:

Botticelli’s Venus

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and Venus’ Duckface:

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Is there a classic portrait you’d like to see “duckfaced”? Tell us in the comments!

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  • Shari Franco

    More, more, more…Mona Lisa!

  • michellevl

    I vote for Mona Lisa, too. And the Statue of Liberty and Venus de Milo, if your dad is willing to tackle 3-D art!

  • Tim

    Michelangelo’s David, because duckfacing should know no gender bounds. (Galatians 3:28.)

  • Beth M

    Probably Goya’s Duchess of Alba.