24 Times Life Imitated Art And The Results Were Brilliant

It’s been hotly debated as to whether art imitates life or the other way around. Legendary artists and scholars have all weighed in their two cents in the matter and were known to firmly stand by their opinion. But in today’s society, the debate has mellowed since we now practice a more open minded way of viewing the world. We now appreciate the fact that art can come in a myriad of forms.

Sometimes, certain individuals will find themselves in shocking situations where they realize that life has imitated art. It’s one of the most surreal human experiences we could ever have. Fortunately, there was a camera ready to capture some special moment and we have found some of the best!


“What does it say about me? At least it’s a flattering photo…”


The poor butterfly though it had found some new friends.


And his arrival was foretold in an ancient mural.


Blending right in!

life imitated art ginger cat



This cat thinks that it found the ultimate hiding place.




Seeing Double!


“Paint me like one of your French girls.”


Yawning or screaming?

life imitated art yawning cat





That looks like a really cool puzzle!


A gorgeous dog and a gorgeous painting!


Nailed it.


Introducing the bird whisperer…

 bird whisperer



A dragonfly landed on my friend’s foot and mirrored its own tattoo.


A cool recreation!

life imitated art a cool recreation





Still wondering whether he did this on purpose or not…




This is technically very accurate!

life imitated art starfish on fish



Look at that lovely smile!


Uh oh.

 railroad fail



The paintwork is very realistic!


The facial expressions and colors are spot on!

All these coincidences are simply brilliant. We especially adored the photos of cats and dogs innocently posing next to their paintings and murals. Have you ever experienced a moment like this? If you have, don’t be shy and let us know in the comment section!