If you’ve seen your friends posting pictures of Medieval artwork lately, the Medieval Reactions Twitter account is more than likely why. Run by 19-year old Cathal Berragan, @MedievalReacts is an irresistible combination of millennial phrasing (“When bae is looking fine…”) and classical Medieval illustrations. It’s incongruous, it’s hilarious, and it’s the first time we’ve done a proper out-loud belly-laugh at a painting of a horse.
Some more gems:
A few of them are a bit NSFW – but you’ll probably get away with it. Because it’s classical art, right?
If you love Medieval Reactions as much as we do, you can follow them on Twitter here.