Impress your friends with an original Picasso (or the next best thing)

‘Whistler’s Mother’s Chicken’ by Jan Ross

For only four days, Art League of Hilton Head will host a much-loved and anticipated alternate artistic reality—one in which Monet’s famous water lilies host amphibian residents, a Van Gogh countryside features a very modern putting green, and Whistler’s Mother enjoys a cocktail.

Fabulous Fakes is a four-day exhibit that takes inspiration from the old masters. Some artworks are replicas of famous paintings with an often humorous or whimsical twist; others are inspired by the techniques of the masters but have an entirely different subject matter, medium, or color palette.

“This exhibit is a chance to have some fun,” says Kristen McIntosh, General Manager. “Artists don’t always have to take their work so seriously, although it is a challenge to duplicate the works of some of the masters. The skill required to create some of these replicas is

‘Pablo Picasso’s Bouquet of Peace,’ by Joan Moreau McKeever


All artworks are for sale via a silent auction that can be viewed both in-person and online. A reception to announce the silent auction winners will take place on the last day of the exhibit.

Fabulous Fakes will be held June 28-July 1, 10am-4pm, at Art League Gallery. The silent auction will end at 6pm on July 1. A reception will be held Friday, July 1, 5-7pm, where the auction winners will be announced. The show and reception are free and open to the public.

Art League Gallery is located mid-island inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, 843-681-5060.