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Lists About Art Taste Like Gummy Bears and Cure the Blues

by Reid Singer on November 4, 2011
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The only offensive thing about Halle’s list is that it might give people the impression that they’ve actually learned something. I really hope commenters were being ironic when they applauded the “art history” lesson available from the slideshow captions; apparently some people can’t imagine how real art history might differ from a brief paragraph with some fun facts. This list is too brief, too arbitrary, and too thin to gather anyone’s attention for more than a few minutes. It is a tremendous success.

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BLNK: Things That Look Like Art, Part II

by Juozas Cernius on April 29, 2011
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Photographer Juozas Cernius visited Africa and took a few shots of objects resembling well known works of art. The photo essay after the jump.

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