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they call it art?

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wonder. y

wonder. y Report 30 Jun 2008 09:22

Has anyone seen on the news this morning, they have men running through the Tate Gallery, and the man is trying to say its Art, is it the 1st of April? or have I missed the point. or has the world gone mad? god help us.

Maz (the Royal One) in the East End 9256

Maz (the Royal One) in the East End 9256 Report 30 Jun 2008 09:29

* heads up to Tate Gallery in fastest running shoes - maybe I can catch one of 'em * lol

Jax in Wales

Jax in Wales Report 30 Jun 2008 09:42

Of course its art!

not as good as my woman eating a bacon sarnie piece though lol

Mick from the Bush

Mick from the Bush Report 30 Jun 2008 10:01

Were you looking in the mirror then Jax?

xxxxx mick

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 30 Jun 2008 10:09

I rather like my 'Woman hanging washing' piece, and the alternate one, which is on a Tracy Emins theme, of a woman sat in an extremely dusty room entitled 'Woman can't be Ars*d'

maggie

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 30 Jun 2008 10:25

art my a--e!!! bit like the Kings New Clothes of Hans Anderson - nobody seemingly wants to rubbish this so-called work of art - are we the British public paying for this by the way

and if men running is art, what about the London Marathon!! mega piece of art that

Jax in Wales

Jax in Wales Report 30 Jun 2008 10:32

Mick no wasnt sitting in front of a mirror but i did after to check there was no brown sauce on me mush lol

Ann shhhhhh i could be paid millions for sitting on me butt eating bacon sarnies ;o)

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 30 Jun 2008 10:48

Ann - photocopy it quick!! (your A--e that is)!
Could be worth a fortune!!

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 30 Jun 2008 10:55

oh Maggie, if only!! I haven't got much of one, back end flat as a pancake, think it somehow got transferred to the front if you get my meaning!!

Ann XXX

Mick from the Bush

Mick from the Bush Report 30 Jun 2008 11:03

Well Jax, I'm still saving up to buy your
picture on Facebook - lol

xxx mick

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 30 Jun 2008 11:07

well in my small world, if someone said I've just bought a work of art, I would immediately think of a painting or drawing - do most think this way?

if they had bought a sculpture say, I would expect them to say a sculpture.

ever since Damien Hurst's sheep in formaldehyde and Tracey Emin's bed, I think the "art" world has gone potty

oh, and don't let's forget that huge crack that apparently runs the whole length of a gallery in Tate Modern!! plenty of those in the roads and on the pavements where I live!!

Mick from the Bush

Mick from the Bush Report 30 Jun 2008 11:19

Such a lot of modern so -called art is a scam!
The Emperors New Clothes is a great analogy!

Jax in Wales

Jax in Wales Report 30 Jun 2008 12:11

Mick What pic is it of mine ya trying to buy?

people dont think too much of me art attempts but my bunnies cost loads lol

Sally Moonchild

Sally Moonchild Report 30 Jun 2008 13:38

No use asking me.....wonder y ....... I am not into modern art......have never visited the Tate Modern......from what I have seen, my back garden is full of art........and a very artistic pile of cat s**t....

Merlin

Merlin Report 30 Jun 2008 14:18

Sally send it to "Tate Modern" and title it "The Result of the Cat Creeping into The Crypt" could make you a Fortune.**M**.:o)>.pmsl.

Sally Moonchild

Sally Moonchild Report 30 Jun 2008 14:33

Merlin, the way my aged cat is going at the moment - ie. waking me up at all hours of the night yowling to be let out, and then in again......it is a wonder she isn't stuffed and in there already!!!.......not serious, but the lack of sleep is getting to me.......

.....the granddaughters pulled some old wood from behind our shed, so I could do something with that.......I am afraid I can't see the art in a pile of bricks or half a dead cow.......give me an Old Master anytime.....

Big

Big Report 30 Jun 2008 15:20

Did you see the article a few weeks back about an art exhibit in brazil or some other southern american country.

A mangy, starving street dog was put on display, given no food or water and left to die in the "gallery" on public display.

Mick from the Bush

Mick from the Bush Report 1 Jul 2008 07:12

Too late! I bought it!