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Daisy Chain

Note to self

Never ever let Picabia paint my portrait.....truly awful! Daisy

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Tompeters

Picabia

" Never ever let Picabia paint my portrait.....truly awful! Daisy "


:)) Don't s'pose you could get him to now. To my mind it was blatant sarcasm. Still, who cares,....the Establishment calls it 'art' so who am I to judge? ;)

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maggie-

Art

Art is subjective, that's why it's brilliant. Don't be so hasty, you can 'Judge' or have an opinion,art means something to everyone,its just an expression is'nt it?.Is it a decoration or a statement? is it a melting pot or is it just pure joy!If it makes you think or feel or provoke...job done.On this,I agree with Saffy and Daisy.But... it is an interesting choice and what does it say about you?

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Tompeters

maggie - art


"Art is subjective, that's why it's brilliant. Don't be so hasty, you can 'Judge' or have an opinion,art means something to everyone,its just an expression is'nt it?.Is it a decoration or a statement? is it a melting pot or is it just pure joy!If it makes you think or feel or provoke...job done.On this,I agree with Saffy and Daisy.But... it is an interesting choice and what does it say about you? "

I didn't understand that concept until I was...well, older than I should have been to learn it! The handsome pork butcher was, I think many agree, a leg-pull. Picabia's tongue-out Einstein-like. He re-worked it over a number of years using materials that were unlikely to survive many years. Most artists try to choose materials that will survive.

Anyway, interesting question "What does it say about you?"
. Not much, really, to be honest. Or not. I like art and respect things I'd not like to hang on my wall as well as things I'd like to hang on my wall. Other works beg a wall that I don't have (yet!). Yummy prompted me for an avatar, and I thought it'd be fun to do something a little different and maybe controversial. So I suppose that reflects part of me...I like to be a little bit different and controversial in an academic sense. I like to discuss and debate for the pleasure of it.

It's not a very attractive avatar so maybe I'll change it... ;)

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Yummy

Tompeters Avatar

Well it certainly caught peoples attention ! That's the fun of these you can change them however many times as you like, and according to your mood .

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Tompeters

This isn't my favourite art...

I've changed my avatar to something instantly recognisable. I've seen it many times in the Louvre yet is has never impressed me. Since virtually the whole of humanity regards it reverently as a prime example of 'art' I know it's me who's not in step....still, it leaves me cold other than my huge admiration of the painter/scientist/engineer/doctor/...

No Smarties for guessing this one, tho' ;)

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SonyaK

Art

I wasn't impressed when I saw it in the Louvre, either.
It's so Small - think John Lennon commented on that, too!!
Only the crowd of tourists around it really made it stand out from other paintings!!

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maggie-

da Vinci

Small but perfectly formed :)

da Vinci would be an amazing 'Fantasy' Dinner Party Guest. I'd be so in awe of his genius though I would probably be terribly tongue tied.Imagine...

Why don't you find an Avatar of something you actually like?

My fave Avatar on here is Dottie May. I love that jaunty chicken it makes me smile.

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Tompeters

maggie - art

Well, maggie, instead of suggesting an avatar for me, how about one for yourself? :))

Sonya, yes very small, I think everyone has the same reaction, but I just don't see why it's so great. Thomasina is an artist and she rates it as one of the finest... I have to accept that I am 'wrong' since nobody agrees with me! Though Leonardo would be one of my first choices of someone to visit if I could borrow a Tardis for the day.

I shan't keep my avatar as La Gioconda for long.....will put my thinking cap on!

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maggie-

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I know.... Who am I to talk!I am a terrible procrastinator thou.

I am actually changing over to a new computer at the mo, its deadly boring so am easily distracted loafing on tinternet.If and when I ever get to the pic files I'll plop something in.

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Tompeters

Maggie - art

There are some great duck ones on google images. You're welcome to this one, if you like...

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maggie-

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Ha ha :) I like your duck!

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Tompeters

Red Nose

" Ha ha :) I like your duck! "

And I love your red nose! You're not an MP by any chance? ;)

 
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