Best. Music. Video. Ever.

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Check out a brief live-action history of painting’s masterpieces, set to the song “70 Million” by the French band Hold Your Horses! The Raft of the Medusa and the Death of Marat are eerie; the Mondrian and Magritte—and all that follow them—are simply amazing. The song ain’t bad, either. Feast your eyes, then spread the link. Hat tip to the esteemed art historian Stassa Edwards for passing this on (full disclosure: She’s my wife).

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