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20 Paintings That Are So Realistic, We Don’t Know What’s Real Anymore

Let’s face it, painting is extremely difficult. Not only do you need to be good at it, but you have to be very patient as well. For example, it took Leonardo da Vinci around 14 years to finish his evergreen painting, Mona Lisa. But in the end, the wait was well worth it. Inspired by such success, modern-day artists have taken art to a whole new level with lifelike paintings that’ll make you question reality.

We at Bright Side truly love great art, and these 20 pieces we’ve carefully handpicked go beyond perfection and will make you question what’s real life and what isn’t.

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Did you confuse some of these paintings with photographs taken from a camera? Do you agree that this kind of art is beyond surreal? Share your thoughts in the comment section.