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    Re: It's confirmed...

    Outstanding post! I saw that in the paper and couldn't quit laughing about it...



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    Re: It's confirmed...

    Why on earth is that considered art?



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    Re: It's confirmed...

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    Why on earth is that considered art?
    I swear this crap is an inside joke with artists. They sit around with their berets in their coffee shops and giggle: Artist 1: "Dude, seriously, I got the university to display a bunch of weeners that I just randomly sent to people who painted them. The most work I did was carrying the box to the post office." Artist 2: "Really! That's almost better than when I pooped in a jar and got it displayed."



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    Re: It's confirmed...

    So much funny in that article.

    Herky must be proud:
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    More than two dozen life-size castings are on display through Sunday in an exhibit titled the “John Holmes ***** Parade.”.

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    Barwick described her project as a take on the university’s “Herky on Parade” celebration. That event featured 75 “Herky the Hawk” statues displayed around Iowa City in 2004 as part of a Kinnick Stadium anniversary celebration.

    And then there's this bit taking a cue from Tom Sawyer:
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    To make her project more collaborative, Barwick sent out plaster castings of a mold she ordered online to volunteers as far away as Miami who wanted to contribute to the project. Participants were invited to decorate the castings as they chose and send them back to Barwick to add to her collection.

    A gem from the comments section:
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    This reminds me of the saying "If you're rich....you're merely eccentric and if you're poor.....you're weird". So, if you're an "artist"....you're talented and if you're not an "artist".....you're a pervert?


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    Re: It's confirmed...

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    I swear this crap is an inside joke with artists. They sit around with their berets in their coffee shops and giggle: Artist 1: "Dude, seriously, I got the university to display a bunch of weeners that I just randomly sent to people who painted them. The most work I did was carrying the box to the post office." Artist 2: "Really! That's almost better than when I pooped in a jar and got it displayed."
    I think youre onto something.



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    Re: It's confirmed...

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    I swear this crap is an inside joke with artists. They sit around with their berets in their coffee shops and giggle: Artist 1: "Dude, seriously, I got the university to display a bunch of weeners that I just randomly sent to people who painted them. The most work I did was carrying the box to the post office." Artist 2: "Really! That's almost better than when I pooped in a jar and got it displayed."
    The bigger joke is they'll get goverment funds to produce said crap.


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    Re: It's confirmed...

    im sure her parents are proud of her. SMH



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    Re: It's confirmed...

    Lollerskates.



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    Re: It's confirmed...

    They should have just asked Hawk fans to do self portraits.



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    Re: It's confirmed...

    Quote Originally Posted by Prone2Clone View Post
    They should have just asked Hawk fans to do self portraits.
    If you did, it would look like this:


    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XauM8LnZQs4[/ame]


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    Re: It's confirmed...

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    I swear this crap is an inside joke with artists. They sit around with their berets in their coffee shops and giggle: Artist 1: "Dude, seriously, I got the university to display a bunch of weeners that I just randomly sent to people who painted them. The most work I did was carrying the box to the post office." Artist 2: "Really! That's almost better than when I pooped in a jar and got it displayed."
    I know you're trying to make artists appear condescending, but you really don't have to stoop to their level...


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