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Museum-Worthy Nail Art: 17 Fingertip Fashions Inspired by Actual Masterpieces

08/23/2012 08:32 am ET | Updated Oct 23, 2012
  • ARTINFO The online authority for art news and gallery reviews

What would happen if fine art turned into nail art? As the nail art trend takes over fingertips around the globe - appearing on everyone from Tilda Swinton to Jemima Kirke, and invading galleries and art fairs -- ARTINFO combed the Internet to find examples of the best art-inspired manicures. We saw Salvador Dalí's "The Persistence of Time" stretched out over five fingers, Frida Kahlo's 1940 self-portrait, Kaws's cartoonish characters standing out against bold backgrounds, and more.

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Nail art inspired by Frida Kahlo, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Roy Lichtenstein, Piet Mondrian, and KAWS
/ Illustration by ARTINFO

Click on the slide show to see 17 works of art-inspired nail art.

- Ann Binlot, BLOUIN ARTINFO

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