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Ireland's most famous writers have been turned into believable hipsters

James Joyce in a Vampire Weekend t-shirt.

WHAT WOULD James Joyce be like if he were alive in 2015? Sligo-based illustrator Gary Reddin is trying to find out.

He’s dreamed up some modern interpretations of famous Irish playwrights as the world’s favourite punching-bag, the hipster.

Says the artist himself:

I always thought that if Joyce were alive today he’d be a hipster. With Nora tattooed on his neck, and subtle references to Ulysses.

james joyce Source: Jam Art Prints

Yeats becomes the perfect ambassador for Movember, with ‘Maude Gonne’ tats and a vintage 80s bomber jacket:

gary-reddin-print-dublin-hipster-wb-yeats Source: Jam Art Prints

Beckett, meanwhile, becomes a dodgy-jumper wearing selfie obsessive:

gary-reddin-print-dublin-hipster-samuel-beckett Source: Jam Art Prints

Prints of the illustrations are €20 each and available for purchase here.

H/T Mark from Jam Art Factory

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