At the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC, Twitter user @tresAngelique's Mom decided the art had gotten enough attention. Knowing it was "her time to shine," the mom began striking the same poses as each masterpiece they encountered, going viral in the process.
So my parents came to help me move to DC and I took them to the Smithsonian Art museum. My mom decided it was her t… https://t.co/MQlotdugOq— Angelique (@Angelique)1534045683.0
@tresAngelique had no choice but to document the poses for posterity's sake.
Some positions were easier to strike than others...
https://t.co/m8ArJqbK0c— Angelique (@Angelique)1534045811.0
But @tresAngelique's mom made a valiant effort to recreate each of them.
@tresAngelique's thread has now been retweeted over 2,100 times!
https://t.co/I7mquj9hQK— Angelique (@Angelique)1534045963.0
In a couple cases, the work of art called for something other than an exact imitation...
But when it came time to match, no one could deny the mom's ability to recreate a painting's posture.
https://t.co/0aQU90Zg4o— Angelique (@Angelique)1534045905.0
To capture the essence of a few choice pieces of art, video was called for.
https://t.co/SQ7FyZZHQ0— Angelique (@Angelique)1534047134.0
https://t.co/aJVACiJ0Wz— Angelique (@Angelique)1534047102.0
Twitter wished they were as stylish and brave as @tresAngelique's Mom.
@tresAngelique She was literally showing out the entire time 😂😭💕— EVERYTHING (@EVERYTHING)1534046072.0
She didn’t even need me to gas her. She was just like “Lique take my picture!” Lmao https://t.co/EouNoGeorz— Angelique (@Angelique)1534046348.0
Are you paying attention, Travel Channel?
@tresAngelique Um, please get her a TV show where she just travels around recreating art. 10/10 will watch— Rad Tasia Bass, #HireTasia (@Rad Tasia Bass, #HireTasia)1534047783.0
Congrats on your internet fame, @tresAngelique's mom—you set out to shine and, before long, the whole world caught a glimpse of your greatness.
@tresAngelique @JamilahLemieux And shine she did☀️🏆— jerzegirl❤️ (@jerzegirl❤️)1534046221.0