16. Famous Art Cameos in Movies with Nico Paws


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It’s episode 16!!

This week illustrator Nicole McLaughlin a.k.a Nico Paws is BACK and this week Jo and Nicole talk about 6 famous works of art which have made special cameo appearances in some of Hollywood’s biggest and best love movies.

From boy wizards & Frozen swings to Holiday romances & sinking ships - try and stop yourself from proclaiming AS IF at the number of incredible works of art Nicole and I point out that have made an appearance in some of the world’s most ICONIC films.

You won’t believe what you have missed hidden in plain sight.

All images can be viewed on my website and Instagram page.


Nicole McLaughlin

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Website: https://linktr.ee/Nicopaws_

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Jo McLaughlin

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Website: https://www.instagram.com/josarthistory

Claude Monet Water Lillies in TITANIC (1999)

Scene in Titanic with the paintings;


More info on the series:



Henry Moore: Reclining Figure in CLUELESS (1995)

Henry Moore and the Festival of Britain: https://www.henry-moore.org/henry-moore-archive/adhoc/henry-moore-and-the-festival-of-britain#

Henry Moore at the Tate: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-1010/post-war-european-art/postwar-art-in-britain/v/henry-moore

Fragonard’s The Swing in Disney’s Frozen (2011)

The Swing in Frozen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrX1XKtShSI&ab_channel=DisneyMusicVEVO

The Wallace Collection explaining the Swing:


Robert Longo ‘Men in the Cities’ in The Holiday (2006):

Robert Longo: https://www.robertlongo.com/series/meninthecity/

American Psycho: https://filmandfurniture.com/product/robert-longo-men-in-the-cities-art/

The Unicorn Rests in a Garden In Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Harry Potter scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwTKqqfS8FQ&ab_channel=Movieclips

Met Museum series: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/467642

George Suratt A Sunday on La Grande Jatte in Ferris Buller’s Day Off (1985):

MOVIE SCENE in Ferris Buller’s Day off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubpRcZNJAnE

A brief overview of the work: https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/a-sunday-on-la-grande-jatte/twGyqq52R-lYpA?hl=en-GB

Art History School: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omHaPvcse-s

Art History of Art Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkVVrNfCfT8

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