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Emoji Art History

Because emojis are the ultimate form of expression, and this was bound to happen. The internet turns fine art into emoticons.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 11:58 a.m. ET

Posted on February 22, 2013, at 11:25 a.m. ET

It all started with a harmless Tumblr post:

Artist Man Bartlet took the idea and ran with it.

#EmojiArtHistory was born.

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The J. Paul Getty Museum had some great tweets:

Other museums followed with pieces from their own collections:

The ASU Art Museum tweeted:
Twitter: @ASUArtMuseum

The ASU Art Museum tweeted:

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The examples seem endless:

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Go check it out for yourself.

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