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20th May '13 7:33:23 AM SeptimusHeap
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Some iconic images turn up again and again in media. You probably already know them, even if you've never seen the original.

Contrast with PietaPlagiarism, SistineSteal and ArtImitatesArt. In those cases, the idea is not bring back the original to our minds, but to impress us with the ideas they convey.

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!!Examples:

[[AC:Visual Art]]

* The [[MonaLisaSmile Mona Lisa]]
* [[AmericanGothicCouple American Gothic]]
* TheScream
* [[ThinkerPose The Thinker]]
* [[PietaPlagiarism Pieta]]
* LeonardoDaVinci's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitruvian_Man Vitruvian Man]].
** [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Leonardo_da_Vinci_(1452-1519)_-_The_Last_Supper_(1495-1498).jpg The Last Supper]]
* {{Nighthawks}}: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nighthawks]]
* Andy Warhol's soup cans in SolveTheSoupCans.
* Botticelli's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:La_nascita_di_Venere_(Botticelli).jpg Birth of Venus]], a.k.a "that naked lady standing on the seashell."
* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venus_de_Milo Venus de Milo]].
* Salvador Dali's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Persistence_of_Memory The Persistence of Memory]] ("Melting Clocks")
* VincentVanGogh's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Starry_Night The Starry Night]]
* The Statue of Liberty and Mt. Rushmore.
* The Eiffel Tower.
* The Son of Man, also known as That Creepy Guy With An Apple Floating In Front Of His Face.
* Dogs Playing Poker.
** Fun fact: the artist actually did ''nine'' of these paintings (they were part of a cigar advertisement that ultimately encompassed sixteen pieces - all with anthropomorphized dogs, though the rest didn't have the dogs playing poker).
* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sprit_of_%2776.2.jpeg Spirit of '76]]

[[AC:ComicBooks]]

* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Action_Comics_1.jpg Action Comics #1]] - Comicbook/{{Superman}} [[CarFu ruins someone's roadtrip]].
* ''Comicbook/FantasticFour'' #1 - The FF ruin some monster's kill-everyone-trip.
* Comicbook/{{Spider-Man}} swinging by with a crook under his arm on [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/ba/AmazingFantasy15.jpg the cover of ''Amazing Fantasy'' # 15]].
* ''Comicbook/{{Spider-Man}}'' #50 - Spider-Man [[TenMinuteRetirement gives up crime fighting]], by throwing his mask into the garbage. It was even referenced in the second movie.
* ''Spider-Man'' #33 last pages and cover - SpiderMan has to lift a lot of rubble to get the drugs his aunt needs.
* ''Comicbook/{{Spider-Man}}'' ''Secret Wars'': The pose Symbiote Spider-Man strikes on the cover has been mirrored at least twice by various recipients of the Venom symbiote or a replica.
* ''Comicbook/{{Batman}}'' [[http://www.coverbrowser.com/image/batman/9-1.jpg #9]], where Bats and Robin develop a fear of flashlights.
* ''Superman'' #25, where Supes holds the American Flag.

[[AC:{{Film}}]]

* The cover of {{Scarface}}
* [[MarilynManeuver Marilyn Monroe over the steam vent]], from ''The Seven Year Itch''. The male variant is such a common parody that it could probably classify as a trope on its own.
* The ''AmericanBeauty'' "apparently naked woman covered in rose petals" shot. Homaged by both genders with a variety of substances- most recently Sophie Ellis-Bextor with what Americans call sprinkles for The Children's Society, a British charity. This one is an example of the sexy-versus-[[{{Squick}} squicky]] kind.
* The [[http://natsukashi.files.wordpress.com/2008/05/poster.jpg poster]] for ''Film/{{Jaws}}''.
* RidingTheBomb, from ''DrStrangelove''.

[[AC:{{Music}}]]
* The cover of Music/TheBeatles' ''Abbey Road'' is now [[AbbeyRoadCrossing its own trope]].
** ''[[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/67/Pepper%27s.jpg Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band]]'' also has lots of pricey ripoffs (as it deals with several agreements from people unwilling to have their faces plastered over an LP filled with "stoner's music"). It now has [[SgtPeppersShoutOut its own trope]] as well.
** The cover of ''With The Beatles'', with the band's half-shaded faces, also gets copied often.
** Annie Lebovitz's photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, taken hours before his assassination.
* For a brief period of time, the album cover for ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whipped_Cream_and_Other_Delights Whipped Cream and Other Delights]]'' by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass.
* The cover of Elvis Presley's ... has an iconic '''font''', which has been replicated or made fun of in several album covers, including {{Tom Waits}}'s ''Rain Dogs,'' TheClash's ''London Calling'' and quite a few others.
* Music/GunsNRoses Appetite for Destruction Cross and Skulls cover. Two great tastes that go together, and emulated by countless tattoo artists.

[[AC:TabletopGames]]
* [[http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/alumni/20060602a The Cover]] (second picture from the top) for the 1st edition ''Advanced DungeonsAndDragons'' Player's Handbook.

[[AC:Politics]]

* The world-famous red and black print of Che Guevara.
* John F. Kennedy in his convertible motorcade, seconds before his assassination.
** [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/JFK.jpg John F. Kennedy's official presidential portrait]] (the one where he's looking down) also seems to be popular.
* BarackObama's red, white and blue "hope" image.
* Rosie the Riveter's "We Can Do It!" poster.
* UncleSamWantsYou
* RichardNixon at the door of Marine One, throwing the "Peace" signs with both hands.

[[AC: Events]]

* Neil Armstrong's photo of Buzz Aldrin on the moon.
* [[IwoJimaPose The flag raising at Iwo Jima]].
* TheVJDayKiss, now its own trope.

[[AC: Other]]

* Those workers having [[http://www.corbisimages.com/images/BE001089.jpg?size=67&uid={906a216b-0d85-4cb0-92a9-d481e5c2947c} lunch on a skyscraper]] (homaged by a ''{{CSI}} New York'' still, among others).
* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Smalfut.jpg Bigfoot walking by shot]] from the Patterson-Gimlin film. (Homaged in ''Film/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'', ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'', ''Film/{{Elf}}'', ''Film/{{Watchmen}}''...)
* Nessie, the Loch Ness creature. The most famous photo is the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hoaxed_photo_of_the_Loch_Ness_monster.jpg "Surgeon's photo"]] taken in 1934 (the one that looks ''just'' like a guy sticking his hand up out of the water).
* Christine Keeler [[http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/c/christine-keeler-photograph-a-modern-icon/ sitting backwards on that chair]]. It's not only been copied by all and sundry, it made the chair into a design icon too.
* TheBBC's iconic [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Test_Card_F "Test Card F"]] is often parodied in British works, especially TV shows.
* "Keep Calm and Carry On" posters, never actually used but saved in reserve for a Nazi invasion of the British Isles which never materialized. Once they were rediscovered and made their way to the Internet, parodies and recontextualizations ran rampant.

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Some iconic images turn up again and again in media. You probably already know them, even if you've never seen the original.

Contrast with PietaPlagiarism, SistineSteal and ArtImitatesArt. In those cases, the idea is not bring back the original to our minds, but to impress us with the ideas they convey.

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!!Examples:

[[AC:Visual Art]]

* The [[MonaLisaSmile Mona Lisa]]
* [[AmericanGothicCouple American Gothic]]
* TheScream
* [[ThinkerPose The Thinker]]
* [[PietaPlagiarism Pieta]]
* LeonardoDaVinci's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitruvian_Man Vitruvian Man]].
** [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Leonardo_da_Vinci_(1452-1519)_-_The_Last_Supper_(1495-1498).jpg The Last Supper]]
* {{Nighthawks}}: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nighthawks]]
* Andy Warhol's soup cans in SolveTheSoupCans.
* Botticelli's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:La_nascita_di_Venere_(Botticelli).jpg Birth of Venus]], a.k.a "that naked lady standing on the seashell."
* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venus_de_Milo Venus de Milo]].
* Salvador Dali's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Persistence_of_Memory The Persistence of Memory]] ("Melting Clocks")
* VincentVanGogh's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Starry_Night The Starry Night]]
* The Statue of Liberty and Mt. Rushmore.
* The Eiffel Tower.
* The Son of Man, also known as That Creepy Guy With An Apple Floating In Front Of His Face.
* Dogs Playing Poker.
** Fun fact: the artist actually did ''nine'' of these paintings (they were part of a cigar advertisement that ultimately encompassed sixteen pieces - all with anthropomorphized dogs, though the rest didn't have the dogs playing poker).
* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sprit_of_%2776.2.jpeg Spirit of '76]]

[[AC:ComicBooks]]

* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Action_Comics_1.jpg Action Comics #1]] - Comicbook/{{Superman}} [[CarFu ruins someone's roadtrip]].
* ''Comicbook/FantasticFour'' #1 - The FF ruin some monster's kill-everyone-trip.
* Comicbook/{{Spider-Man}} swinging by with a crook under his arm on [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/ba/AmazingFantasy15.jpg the cover of ''Amazing Fantasy'' # 15]].
* ''Comicbook/{{Spider-Man}}'' #50 - Spider-Man [[TenMinuteRetirement gives up crime fighting]], by throwing his mask into the garbage. It was even referenced in the second movie.
* ''Spider-Man'' #33 last pages and cover - SpiderMan has to lift a lot of rubble to get the drugs his aunt needs.
* ''Comicbook/{{Spider-Man}}'' ''Secret Wars'': The pose Symbiote Spider-Man strikes on the cover has been mirrored at least twice by various recipients of the Venom symbiote or a replica.
* ''Comicbook/{{Batman}}'' [[http://www.coverbrowser.com/image/batman/9-1.jpg #9]], where Bats and Robin develop a fear of flashlights.
* ''Superman'' #25, where Supes holds the American Flag.

[[AC:{{Film}}]]

* The cover of {{Scarface}}
* [[MarilynManeuver Marilyn Monroe over the steam vent]], from ''The Seven Year Itch''. The male variant is such a common parody that it could probably classify as a trope on its own.
* The ''AmericanBeauty'' "apparently naked woman covered in rose petals" shot. Homaged by both genders with a variety of substances- most recently Sophie Ellis-Bextor with what Americans call sprinkles for The Children's Society, a British charity. This one is an example of the sexy-versus-[[{{Squick}} squicky]] kind.
* The [[http://natsukashi.files.wordpress.com/2008/05/poster.jpg poster]] for ''Film/{{Jaws}}''.
* RidingTheBomb, from ''DrStrangelove''.

[[AC:{{Music}}]]
* The cover of Music/TheBeatles' ''Abbey Road'' is now [[AbbeyRoadCrossing its own trope]].
** ''[[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/67/Pepper%27s.jpg Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band]]'' also has lots of pricey ripoffs (as it deals with several agreements from people unwilling to have their faces plastered over an LP filled with "stoner's music"). It now has [[SgtPeppersShoutOut its own trope]] as well.
** The cover of ''With The Beatles'', with the band's half-shaded faces, also gets copied often.
** Annie Lebovitz's photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, taken hours before his assassination.
* For a brief period of time, the album cover for ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whipped_Cream_and_Other_Delights Whipped Cream and Other Delights]]'' by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass.
* The cover of Elvis Presley's ... has an iconic '''font''', which has been replicated or made fun of in several album covers, including {{Tom Waits}}'s ''Rain Dogs,'' TheClash's ''London Calling'' and quite a few others.
* Music/GunsNRoses Appetite for Destruction Cross and Skulls cover. Two great tastes that go together, and emulated by countless tattoo artists.

[[AC:TabletopGames]]
* [[http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/alumni/20060602a The Cover]] (second picture from the top) for the 1st edition ''Advanced DungeonsAndDragons'' Player's Handbook.

[[AC:Politics]]

* The world-famous red and black print of Che Guevara.
* John F. Kennedy in his convertible motorcade, seconds before his assassination.
** [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/JFK.jpg John F. Kennedy's official presidential portrait]] (the one where he's looking down) also seems to be popular.
* BarackObama's red, white and blue "hope" image.
* Rosie the Riveter's "We Can Do It!" poster.
* UncleSamWantsYou
* RichardNixon at the door of Marine One, throwing the "Peace" signs with both hands.

[[AC: Events]]

* Neil Armstrong's photo of Buzz Aldrin on the moon.
* [[IwoJimaPose The flag raising at Iwo Jima]].
* TheVJDayKiss, now its own trope.

[[AC: Other]]

* Those workers having [[http://www.corbisimages.com/images/BE001089.jpg?size=67&uid={906a216b-0d85-4cb0-92a9-d481e5c2947c} lunch on a skyscraper]] (homaged by a ''{{CSI}} New York'' still, among others).
* The [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Smalfut.jpg Bigfoot walking by shot]] from the Patterson-Gimlin film. (Homaged in ''Film/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'', ''Film/{{Hellboy}}'', ''Film/{{Elf}}'', ''Film/{{Watchmen}}''...)
* Nessie, the Loch Ness creature. The most famous photo is the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hoaxed_photo_of_the_Loch_Ness_monster.jpg "Surgeon's photo"]] taken in 1934 (the one that looks ''just'' like a guy sticking his hand up out of the water).
* Christine Keeler [[http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/c/christine-keeler-photograph-a-modern-icon/ sitting backwards on that chair]]. It's not only been copied by all and sundry, it made the chair into a design icon too.
* TheBBC's iconic [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Test_Card_F "Test Card F"]] is often parodied in British works, especially TV shows.
* "Keep Calm and Carry On" posters, never actually used but saved in reserve for a Nazi invasion of the British Isles which never materialized. Once they were rediscovered and made their way to the Internet, parodies and recontextualizations ran rampant.

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28th Apr '13 7:13:45 AM lego_joker
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** Fun fact: the artist actually did ''nine'' of these paintings (they were part of a cigar advertisement that ultimately encompassed sixteen pieces - all with anthropomorphized dogs, though the rest didn't have the dogs playing poker).
20th Apr '13 2:06:51 PM Willbyr
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[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Lisa Simpson]].]]-]






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20th Apr '13 4:42:10 AM Madrugada
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* The [[MonaLisaSmile Mona Lisa]], [[AmericanGothicCouple American Gothic]], TheScream, [[ThinkerPose The Thinker]], [[PietaPlagiarism Pieta]]...

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* The [[MonaLisaSmile Mona Lisa]], Lisa]]
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[[AmericanGothicCouple American Gothic]], TheScream, Gothic]]
* TheScream
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[[ThinkerPose The Thinker]], Thinker]]
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[[PietaPlagiarism Pieta]]...Pieta]]
19th Apr '13 4:27:36 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* The poster for ''{{Film/Trainspotting}}'' with its line up of characters.

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* The poster for ''{{Film/Trainspotting}}'' with its line up of characters.
19th Apr '13 4:26:49 PM CaptainCrawdad
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** [[BrainBleach Thanks. I'll never get that out of my head now.]]
25th Mar '13 12:46:43 PM MegaRock35
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* Nessie, the Loch Ness creature. The most famous photo is the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Lochnessmonster.jpg "Surgeon's photo"]] taken in 1934 (the one that looks ''just'' like a guy sticking his hand up out of the water).

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* Nessie, the Loch Ness creature. The most famous photo is the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Lochnessmonster.org/wiki/File:Hoaxed_photo_of_the_Loch_Ness_monster.jpg "Surgeon's photo"]] taken in 1934 (the one that looks ''just'' like a guy sticking his hand up out of the water).
19th Mar '13 12:02:57 PM LondonKdS
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* The poster for ''{{Film/Trainspotting}}'' with its line up of characters.
18th Dec '12 7:20:36 PM atheist723
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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Action_Comics_1.JPG Action Comics #1]] - Comicbook/{{Superman}} [[CarFu ruins someone's roadtrip]].

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Action_Comics_1.JPG jpg Action Comics #1]] - Comicbook/{{Superman}} [[CarFu ruins someone's roadtrip]].
18th Dec '12 7:19:17 PM atheist723
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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Action Comics 1.JPG Action Comics #1]] - Comicbook/{{Superman}} [[CarFu ruins someone's roadtrip]].

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Action Comics 1.org/wiki/Image:Action_Comics_1.JPG Action Comics #1]] - Comicbook/{{Superman}} [[CarFu ruins someone's roadtrip]].
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