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December 31, 2015

This piece was displayed at The Art Institute of Chicago: 
I don't know if that is the artist or a bemused tourist.

A 1953 VW Beetle was transformed into A Sphere:
It makes me sad that a beautiful vintage Beetle was sacrificed
for art. Why couldn't the artist have used a Yugo?

 Sun Shines In The Rusty Morning by Anya Gallaccio:
That's right - it's a pile of bricks.

What is the piece below saying?
I'd rather regurgitate worms than view art?!

Pietro Ruffo's The Chinese Empire:
 (It's a pile of empty boxes that once
held merchandise from China.)

 What appears to be a leather jacket is 
actually one piece of carved wood: 
(Including the hanger and the wallet sticking out of the pocket!)

When I first viewed the next two paintings,
I thought, "I could do that!"

Pablo Picasso's First Communion, 1896:

Pablo Picasso's Olga, 1923:

Pablo Picasso's A Dream, 1932:
What the heck happened to him?!

(No kidding.)

Paint-By-Numbers art from the 1960's has become
highly collectible.  Who'd have thought?

Decorators and designers are encouraging their clients
to 'mix it up' when it comes to displaying art:

Yes, it certainly is.


  1. Wonderful post today.
    Happy Happy New Year.

    cheers, parsnip and thehamish

  2. Great way to end a great year of flea chic posts, with a big laugh!
    See you next year!

  3. Oh what fun. Thanks for a great way to begin a new year. Love the banner of the waves washing away the old year.

  4. The first 2 Picasso's were the only ones I considered art. Oh well....
    Happy New Year,


  5. In total agreement with doodles n daydreams. Real art has great talent, and lasts for hundreds of years. Happy New Year!