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Cool Art Inspired By Classic Literature

Nerds of the 21st Century act like they invented fan art, but creative types have been inspired by great stories for centuries. Take this Victorian painting of Helen of Troy, by Evelyn de Morgan. Forget about the face that launched 1,000 ships—the Trojan war was clearly fought for that luscious hair! Girl, what shampoo do you use?

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Becky Ferreira

Becky Ferreira is a writer, performer, and raptor based in New York.

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