Mario, his friends and enemies have played a major role in the lives of everyone familiar with popular culture. Young and old immediately recognize the red hat and blue overalls regardless of whether or not they've played Donkey Kong or Mario Bros. It's no wonder why the dimunitive hero has been the inspiration of so many visual remixes by both fans and Nintendo.

Some fans have taken it a step further and have created stunning art pieces out of the Mario Bros franchise and here are just a few.