Art. . flu! ' ltitle. .', GVUEHQ ART FIND THIS IS If A ]? -iii} MUSEUM. As an artist, I took the liberty of looking up the artist's explanation of this piece, and translated it into terms so non-artists will understand. <<<
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User avatar #7 - davidteninch (06/28/2013) [-]
Turns out I threw away some art last week.
#3 - delphine (06/27/2013) [-]
As an artist, I took the liberty of looking up the artist's explanation of this piece, and translated it into terms so non-artists will understand.
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#59 to #3 - anon (06/28/2013) [-]
lost it at ******** to english lol
User avatar #13 to #3 - ScottP (06/28/2013) [-]
Most explanations that they give their "art" consists of "it has a more spiritual meaning and if you don't understand then you're not civilized enough"
User avatar #11 to #3 - hudis (06/28/2013) [-]
As an artist, I don't think that's an unreasonable explanation. The mundanity of the two objects together does make for a disturbing, anxiety-inducing combination, which seems to be the desired effect.
User avatar #21 to #11 - spyrothehedgehog (06/28/2013) [-]
That may be true, but I personally think that there's not enough effort put into this for it to be in a museum
User avatar #24 to #21 - hudis (06/28/2013) [-]
Art is never about effort, though, but I understand that different people have different opinions on that. Personally, I don't see anything extraordinary about a beautiful portrait or depiction of a battle from the 18th century - anyone with a bit of talent can learn to paint like that with enough 'effort' - but I can appreciate art with more subliminal and implied meaning. It's much more personal.
User avatar #27 to #24 - spyrothehedgehog (06/28/2013) [-]
Yeah, I can see what you mean. Art is for the artist
User avatar #144 to #27 - delphine (06/28/2013) [-]
News Flash: Art is for the artist, unless you want to actually make a living making art. Then art is for your clients and if you want to make a living you need to create things that people will actually want to purchase and display. Not many people want to buy a hairy cheese to display on their mantle.
User avatar #165 to #144 - toosexyforyou (06/28/2013) [-]
You can't speak on other people's behalves when making an argument.
User avatar #68 to #24 - andiminius (06/28/2013) [-]
Dude, it's ******* hair on cheese. If you see more than that you must have paid much for what you're smoking. I understand the artist meant something deeper. But seriously? ******* hair on cheese. That ****** gross.
User avatar #76 to #68 - xbonezbreaker (06/28/2013) [-]
Not saying I don't agree with you, but I believe the point of it is so that you feel that it's gross
User avatar #54 to #11 - rockamekishiko (06/28/2013) [-]
but how the **** is that art?
User avatar #4 to #3 - delphine (06/27/2013) [-]
I hate conceptual art. I hate it so, so much.
#65 - girguy (06/28/2013) [-]
more like;

BELONGS in the TRASH!
#58 - pikininja (06/28/2013) [-]
That is just so 			*******		 unpleasant to look at.
That is just so ******* unpleasant to look at.
User avatar #124 to #58 - atrocitustheking (06/28/2013) [-]
That .gif is sending my sides into orbit.
#73 to #58 - jurto (06/28/2013) [-]
What the 			****		, is that kitty being possessed by Chun-li? Are they fighting each other for the body?
What the **** , is that kitty being possessed by Chun-li? Are they fighting each other for the body?
#20 - thechosentroll (06/28/2013) [-]
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Why would you even put hair on cheese?
#14 - ttotheroll (06/28/2013) [-]
NOW it's art
#63 to #14 - mraye (06/28/2013) [-]
That actually has improved this piece.
#33 - mexicoman (06/28/2013) [-]
Head Cheese
Head Cheese
#39 - thascomrad (06/28/2013) [-]
&quot;You're ugly enough to become a modern art masterpice&quot;- Sargent R Lee Ermey Full metal jacket
"You're ugly enough to become a modern art masterpice"- Sargent R Lee Ermey Full metal jacket
User avatar #122 to #39 - atrocitustheking (06/28/2013) [-]
Oh god I've got to remember that one.
#25 - dbBlues (06/28/2013) [-]
Right after the post with the hair sandwich.
User avatar #118 to #25 - mondominiman (06/28/2013) [-]
********* jontron went from being hilarious alone to being annoying as **** in a duo.
#15 - wardylocks (06/28/2013) [-]
I can relate.

I got my results and I only got a pass, which is the 'lowest' form for passing, merit is the pretty good, distinction is literally off the charts amazing.
The girl next to me who did some light pencil scribbles on paper and hung some black canvases, I **** you not. She got a distinction.

Picture related: the **** that got her a amazing grade, I just don't get it
#47 to #15 - ColorfulPenguin (06/28/2013) [-]
Let me clarify:
First thing: Your pic is upside down.
Second, it's a motive there. It's a shepher girl with a ram at the bottom of a ravine while someone climbs up from it. There's some kind of deeper motive or something there.
Thirdly, it's a recognizable style. It's also a difficult one, which is a single-line PEN, meaning it's non-erasable (I assume she didn't use a pen eraser)

Fourth, though it's sometimes hard to see why art teachers call things good, it's rarely called good without reason. Though there are bad art teachers who got little idea what's good and not, most of them got some clue as to what they're doing.


Pic related, it's spun upside down and the objects made clearer (Though I'm not going to perfectly recreate it. Both because I can't and I won't bother).
User avatar #91 to #47 - Dairycow (06/28/2013) [-]
Translation for regular people: so in other words it looks like a giant scraggle of my pubes, yes very interesting
User avatar #162 to #47 - wardylocks (06/28/2013) [-]
you have a good eye for things
User avatar #166 to #162 - adu (06/28/2013) [-]
He has an imagination that could start a religion.
User avatar #28 to #15 - whycanticaps (06/28/2013) [-]
that speaks to the soul, I don't know what you are talking about
#86 to #15 - anon (06/28/2013) [-]
Looks like my pubes.
User avatar #18 to #15 - iliekbats ONLINE (06/28/2013) [-]
why do you think nobody takes art degrees seriously?
User avatar #42 to #18 - wardylocks (06/28/2013) [-]
i get it now
User avatar #17 to #15 - aerius (06/28/2013) [-]
Art grades are such ******** . Gotta love being given an arbitrary grade based on one ********* opinion.
User avatar #43 to #17 - wardylocks (06/28/2013) [-]
that is literally it, oh my christ

we had a end of year exhibition and people took over 100 of my business cards and said how nice it was and all sorts, people in the exhibition didnt understand hers at all, i dont get it, i really don't
User avatar #45 to #43 - rieskimo (06/28/2013) [-]
It's art, you shouldn't trust a school that uses "passing, merit, or distinction" as grades. **** man, how the **** would you use that in an interview.

My uncle went to art school and he said the only thing they taught him was that schools like money.
User avatar #161 to #45 - wardylocks (06/28/2013) [-]
i learnt this the hard way as i failed my gcse art with a d, but i still got let on to college just by the look of my work and how much i do of it.
yep, i have to pay out 9 grand a year for a illustration course for the next 3 years, ugh
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#139 to #102 - tombatbass (06/28/2013) [-]
Its worth that much because of who he is. I just looked him up and most of his stuff is like reeeaaaally awesome.
#149 to #139 - spanishninja ONLINE (06/28/2013) [-]
another of his "masterpieces"
is called: Black Square and Red Square
Epic.
#150 to #149 - tombatbass (06/28/2013) [-]
While i'm not saying that this particular **** is good, you have to take context into consideration. These pieces were in protest of soviet russia outlawing all but realism in art.
#152 to #150 - spanishninja ONLINE (06/28/2013) [-]
ok, this have a little more originality.
its called Black Circle.
#158 to #152 - strangesir (06/28/2013) [-]
Goddamn is society is weird. I mean, this is the kind of **** you can make in some ******* editing/art program, easy-peasy-cheesy ********************* , and people are paying millions for this kind of stuff?
User avatar #143 to #102 - hanyouvale (06/28/2013) [-]
here i am trying to draw manga, then you got an artist who can make millions off of a white piece of paper on a white all.
#167 to #143 - aleeyam (06/28/2013) [-]
i know that feel bro
User avatar #137 to #102 - nuclearpopcorn (06/28/2013) [-]
I have a spot like that on my wall. I wonder how much it's worth...
#123 to #102 - atrocitustheking (06/28/2013) [-]
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My rage cannot be quantified by human mathematics.
#55 - yuukoku (06/28/2013) [-]
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This is why I'm not the biggest fan of modern "abstract" art.
#5 - mraye (06/28/2013) [-]
I went to a museum the other day, saw two pair of tights stuffed with cotton and clipped to a small wooden chair with hairclippers.


Art.
User avatar #115 - gardenmanly (06/28/2013) [-]
It looks like someone got really bored while practicing alchemy and tried to combine hagraven with a cheese wheel
User avatar #92 - kickassandchew (06/28/2013) [-]
Modern art is cheesy
User avatar #101 to #92 - youdontknoeme (06/28/2013) [-]
Oh, how mature.
User avatar #114 to #101 - mythichyphen (06/28/2013) [-]
If we keep making puns this could get hairy
I tried :C
User avatar #53 - mrgoodlove (06/28/2013) [-]
Is that hair on ******* cheese?
#8 - mewcubed (06/28/2013) [-]
I took an art history class last year and learned about some early modern art. One that tipped me over the edge is called The Fountain, and it's a urinal flipped onto its back. You know what my book said about it? It said it was REVOLUTIONARY. It was so important that when it got lost they made a replica.
User avatar #16 to #8 - jefglv (06/28/2013) [-]
It was simply his way of saying art doesn't need to be a pretty picture, well and what better way to say that.... he was a bit of a troll.
#9 to #8 - Crimeater (06/28/2013) [-]
Duchamps Fountain, although not requiring huge amounts of talent was pretty revolutionary, as no one at that time was doing anything of the sort, whereas the picture OP posted is a hairy cheese.
User avatar #10 to #9 - mewcubed (06/28/2013) [-]
I know that, but it's still just a urinal with his name painted on it...
User avatar #12 to #8 - jefglv (06/28/2013) [-]
Dude, it's Marcel Duchamp.... the piece changed art forever. Though it might not be great, you can't argue it's not revolutionary.
#121 to #8 - anon (06/28/2013) [-]
It was considered revolutionary because it set the foundation for the Dada movement, it was one of the first art pieces to really mock art culture in general. The piece may not take artistic talent, but it does make the viewer feel something. even if all you feel is outrage over the fact that a urinal made it into a museum it is still a success.
#88 - coonseth (06/28/2013) [-]
This is literally the most unappealing thing I have ever laid my gaze upon.. It's gross.
This is literally the most unappealing thing I have ever laid my gaze upon.. It's gross.
#74 - Fagdust (06/28/2013) [-]
And they used to call me a 			******		 artist.
And they used to call me a ****** artist.
User avatar #77 to #74 - schneidend (06/28/2013) [-]
Oh god, that episode. I very nearly cried like a bitch.
User avatar #107 to #77 - triggathepirate (06/28/2013) [-]
What is that from? looks terribly familiar.
User avatar #125 to #107 - sunskrythewolfie (06/28/2013) [-]
Doctor Who of course. You probably didnt recognize it because almost every DW gif is captioned
User avatar #128 to #125 - triggathepirate (06/28/2013) [-]
Who is that? looks like an amish guy out of his own time.
User avatar #132 to #128 - tigersstripes (06/28/2013) [-]
Its....Da Vinci...i think..some very famous artist anyway, they brought him to modern times to see his art in a museum.
User avatar #133 to #132 - triggathepirate (06/28/2013) [-]
Looks like van gogh
User avatar #136 to #133 - sunskrythewolfie (06/28/2013) [-]
Mhm. There was an episode where the doctor went back in time to van gogh. (btw i dont quite remember all of it) after all this **** about how this monster is invisible and only he can see it. through the whole episode he would say how his artwork is **** etc... near the end, they took him to the present day to a museum so he can hear what people actually thinks about his artwork. He cries tears of joy. the end.
User avatar #140 to #136 - triggathepirate (06/28/2013) [-]
Watching it now. While bill nighy can really bring someone's spirits up with that kind of flattery.
I can't help but think that's a slippery slope. In anycase they don't wipe his memory of this event. What if he doesn't aspire to all he can be because he already knows how much he had been? Ruining the timeline cause he gets lazy.
Savvy?
User avatar #146 to #140 - sunskrythewolfie (06/28/2013) [-]
An endangered timelord does what the **** he wants
#148 to #146 - triggathepirate (06/28/2013) [-]
It sounds like HE is the danger.
It sounds like HE is the danger.
User avatar #153 to #148 - sunskrythewolfie (06/28/2013) [-]
in some cases, he is...
User avatar #134 to #133 - tigersstripes (06/28/2013) [-]
...Now that you say it that sounds right. It was probably him. I don't know....
User avatar #119 to #107 - wobblewub (06/28/2013) [-]
Doctor Who
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