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(Daily Mail)   $155M, highest price ever paid for an artwork by a U.S. collector paid for Picasso's "Fat Chick With a Penis Growing Out of Her Chin Playing With Herself"   ( dailymail.co.uk) divider line
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2013-03-27 11:20:18 AM  
9 votes:
His "Choices in bar after 10 pm"

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2013-03-27 12:20:41 PM  
5 votes:
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Reminded me of the Shatner pic
2013-03-27 02:57:30 PM  
2 votes:
This is artwork people...

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2013-03-27 12:02:04 PM  
2 votes:
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I love the classics myself.
2013-03-27 11:27:56 AM  
2 votes:

Glancing Blow: His "Choices in bar after 10 pm"

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I prefer "YMCA's women's locker room"
2013-03-27 11:23:42 AM  
2 votes:
I always thought it would be great if someone found a well hidden Picasso journal where he discusses his digust at himself for sucking at painting.
2013-03-27 11:20:59 AM  
2 votes:
My favourite has always been the Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies by Van Klomp.
2013-03-27 09:03:33 PM  
1 vote:
Oh yeah - Joseph Bueys. I knew some people who went to art school, and they learned about Mr. Bueys.

He used to make stuff out of tallow and felt. One of his sculptures was a 60 ton slab of lard. After the exhibition was over, they asked him to take it home, but he gave it to the museum instead. The guy was a riot.

One of his installations was a bunch of lard pushed into a corner of the museum, you could see the oil running up the wallpaper.

So a leader at this institution I worked at sent out an email one day, asking for ideas for an art display for the entrance to our cubicle farm. They wanted something that was "modern" and "cost effective".

My idea was to buy 24 cans of Crisco, smear all the Crisco into a corner of the room, and then stack the cans of Crisco in the other corner. It would've been a tribute to Bueys and Warhol, less than $50, still with the same "fark you I'm an artist" cachet.

/Philistines. It was a great idea.
2013-03-27 07:19:54 PM  
1 vote:
From the comments:

"Modern art is garbage and an excuse for those with no talent to feel special. Oh, and the idiot who spent that money on the painting, God is so proud of you for wasting his blessing's. All the starving children thank you.

- Roadblock, Charlotte, United States, 27/3/2013 18:46

So awesome.
2013-03-27 05:13:07 PM  
1 vote:
Great, can never unsee that.
2013-03-27 03:55:14 PM  
1 vote:
This is actually one of my favorite works by Picasso - as it really makes the biggest "fark you" statement to the art world that I can imagine. Aside from what I see in it, the fact is - you didn't do it. He did. That is why he's such a badass in my opinion. He had balls bigger than the ones on the bull he rode in on.
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/hot like a stolen Picasso
2013-03-27 03:08:32 PM  
1 vote:

Clemkadidlefark: Picasso = talentless hack

That's why the "art world" prostrated themselves before him

/life lesson here, kids

You spelled Pollock wrong.
2013-03-27 03:08:10 PM  
1 vote:

Clemkadidlefark: Picasso = talentless hack

That's why the "art world" prostrated themselves before him

/life lesson here, kids

What a talentless hack's work might look like:

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He was a teenager when he painted these. If you consider this hackery, please feel free to post your work for comparison's sake. You must be breathtakingly accomplished! The comparison works don't even have to be from your teenaged years. Something from whenever the height of your skills would have been will be quite sufficient.

It takes great skill to "break the rules" effectively. It's nice and comfortable, though, to be dismissive of art you don't understand, so a lot of people do that instead of investing a little time to learn about what they're looking at. As a nice bonus, it gives them a nice, albeit illusory, sense of superiority over the artist. It's the art equivalent of pretending you can nail a famous supermodel because you've jacked it to one of her pictures before.
2013-03-27 01:18:06 PM  
1 vote:

rainbowbutter: shiat like this is why the rich hire the conservatives to perpetuate the notion of religious morals.  because people who love Jesus don't riot with torches and pitchforks.

You must not be very familiar with European history.
2013-03-27 11:38:25 AM  
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2013-03-27 11:27:59 AM  
1 vote:
Much more titillating than Monet's Lemon Party...
2013-03-27 11:18:07 AM  
1 vote:

Mentat: Or my personal favorite, "Giant Tree Farting at the Moon".

Huh. I always thought that was supposed to be Minas Morgul.
2013-03-27 10:49:57 AM  
1 vote:
Or my personal favorite, "Giant Tree Farting at the Moon".

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2013-03-27 09:32:00 AM  
1 vote:
Sure beats "Cum Gurgler"
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And let's not forget "Unibrow Holding Severed Feet"

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