A team of street artists are recreating the 20th century’s greatest masterpieces in a small village in central Bulgaria.

Katarzyna Piriankova and Ventsislav Piriankov, a Polish-Bulgarian husband-and-wife team, have been slowly transforming the sleepy hamlet of Staro Zhelezare into an open air art gallery for the last three years.

Along with students from their current base in Poznan, the couple work throughout July and August each year to turn Ventsislav’s former hometown into a celebration of art and country life, with portraits of local residents adorning many of the village streets.

This year’s project, which is part of the official program for Plovdiv’s 2019 run as European Cultural Capital, is bringing the best of New York’s Museum of Modern Art, including reproductions of work by Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol, Marcel Duchamp and Jackson Pollock.

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