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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by Kolohe » 07 Dec 2017, 11:02

Looking it up on the internet. I can't say I'm a fan of Balthus's work.
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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by nicole » 07 Dec 2017, 11:13

I mf love Balthus
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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by JD » 07 Dec 2017, 11:21

nicole wrote:
07 Dec 2017, 11:13
I mf love Balthus
Nicole, please report to the indoctrination camp for re-education in goodthink...
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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by thoreau » 07 Dec 2017, 11:29

JD wrote:
07 Dec 2017, 11:21
nicole wrote:
07 Dec 2017, 11:13
I mf love Balthus
Nicole, please report to the indoctrination camp for re-education in goodthink...
Re-education is for people who can't instantly grasp the righteousness of the societal consensus. Frankly, it's better than they deserve.
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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by dhex » 07 Dec 2017, 11:51

nicole wrote:
07 Dec 2017, 11:13
I mf love Balthus
Cosign. Creepy as hell.
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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by Painboy » 07 Dec 2017, 12:11

nicole wrote:
07 Dec 2017, 11:13
I mf love Balthus
Same. Beautifully unsettling.

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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by Warren » 07 Dec 2017, 13:24

Not my style, but at least I can see the craftsmanship. And he clearly is expressing himself, even if I'd rather not hear it.
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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by dbcooper » 07 Dec 2017, 21:03

Another thumbs up for Balthus.
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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by Andrew » 30 Jan 2018, 08:57

Found this guy today: Jake Wood-Evans. Surreal and unsettling takes on classic paintings (also has more original drawings and prints).

I like this one the best: https://www.jakewoodevans.com/the-elphi ... fter-raebu

This one goes well with the Francis Bacon version of Pope Innocent X: https://www.jakewoodevans.com/portrait- ... innocent-x
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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by the innominate one » 30 Jan 2018, 09:14

Cool. Gives the impression of impressionism. Hyperimpressionism.
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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by Warren » 07 Oct 2018, 13:49

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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by Mo » 07 Oct 2018, 15:06

I think Sotheby’s was in on it. Also, supposedly the value of it has gone up 50%. My reaction over the past few days has gone from, “Oh that’s funny” to “FFS”
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Re: Art and art-like things

Post by Warren » 07 Oct 2018, 15:09

Mo wrote:
07 Oct 2018, 15:06
I think Sotheby’s was in on it. Also, supposedly the value of it has gone up 50%. My reaction over the past few days has gone from, “Oh that’s funny” to “FFS”
I did not know that. I should have guessed. I am treading in your footsteps.
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