The Community's Art Gallery

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:55 am

David Douglas Duncan, a friend of Picasso, died at 102 – ripe old age for a war photographer. (Or for anybody…)

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Small gallery: http://time.com/3735936/david-douglas-duncan/
Bigger one: http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/exhibitions/web/ddd/gallery/

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Sun Jul 08, 2018 2:16 am

For once I was out at day ( :shock: ). Noise! People! Bustle! Heat! And there's no challenge in taking pictures. Here's one:

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:31 pm

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:38 am

↑ Nice find, sums it up.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:08 am

↑ Beautiful!

Needs a sound proof:



Remember the Froggies were horrified by these barbaric Italian instruments coming over the Alps! :mrgreen:

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:56 pm

That's the sound they preferred:



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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Grammatron » Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:18 pm

Yes, way to pollute the art gallery with art.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by sparks » Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:24 pm

(Somebody has to say it)

Fucking art.
How the hell does that work? :)
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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by asthmatic camel » Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:00 pm

I think it works like this.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Grammatron » Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:27 pm

Looks like a Greek tragedy.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:34 pm

There is a delicious little book which explains it all:

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Of course prudish Anglo-Saxons evaded the real title: The Cuckolds of Antiquated Modern Art.

Recommended reading. :wink:

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:17 pm

Salvador Dali. A seriously talented artist who happened to fancy the arrogant poseur lifestyle. :coolspecs:
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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Grammatron » Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:22 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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Salvador Dali. A seriously talented artist who happened to fancy the arrogant poseur lifestyle. :coolspecs:
Did Andy Warhol totally copy him?

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:36 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:17 pm
Salvador Dali. A seriously talented artist who happened to fancy the arrogant poseur lifestyle. :coolspecs:
And a whore (admittedly funny):

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Breton called him by the anagram Avida Dollars.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:06 am

Grammatron wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:22 pm
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:17 pm
Salvador Dali. A seriously talented artist who happened to fancy the arrogant poseur lifestyle. :coolspecs:
Did Andy Warhol totally copy him?
Warhol was the real deal poseur-wise. :P
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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:12 am

Witness wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:36 pm
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:17 pm
Salvador Dali. A seriously talented artist who happened to fancy the arrogant poseur lifestyle. :coolspecs:
And a whore (admittedly funny):

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Breton called him by the anagram Avida Dollars.
Shit like that is why Orwell hated Dali so much.

I guess Franco patronized Dali to soak up some art prestige.

But here is an example of Franco's real taste in art 8)

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:34 am

Yep, Dalí had a conversion to the rotten glories of Catholicism (after Gala's death, I presume). Blargh!

Re. Franco: Spain's new government to remove General Franco's remains from mausoleum.

About time. :x

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:13 am

When they dig up Franco, instead of re-burying him quietly somewhere, why not display his remains (properly sanitized of course) at the Prado?

As an objet trouvé. :BigGrin3:
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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Giz » Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:23 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:12 am
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But here is an example of Franco's real taste in art 8)

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Why is the guy with wings riding a horse? And how is the horse flying, when it doesn't have wings? Is it floating on top of Franco's billowing white fart?