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Old Apr 3rd 2011, 8:33 am
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Even if you'd paid 4.5 million quid for it.

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I would hand it in to the local charity shop
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Not in my villa coz if the rising damp doesn't get it then the termites certainly would.
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It's Mata Hari, isn't it?
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
Even if you'd paid 4.5 million quid for it.

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I would hand it on the ceiling, so i could look up at it when I needed to last longer than my traditional 30 seconds. sorry about that love
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I'd hand the artist in to the nearest police station. That's criminal.
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Originally Posted by saudiflares View Post
I would hand it in to the local charity shop
That would be a very generous donation.

Lucian Freud is nearly 90, so I'd hang on to it, and make a tidy profit when he dies. He is considered one of the best living painters.
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
Even if you'd paid 4.5 million quid for it.

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Maybe after I'd sent to Beirut to have it "fixed up".
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Well, personally, no; but my taste is much more modern than this, I do think its quite charming though but it reminds me of the actor Pete Postlethwaite
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I know there will never be agreement on what art is, but if we take a rough stab at it being something which stimulates, provokes, pleases or inspires, 'er smiling only provokes, and all it provokes is: Why not paint something more pleasant? and Is the ability to paint somewhere in between reality and abstract really a skill or actually an inability?

A 6-year old's painting of a boring and overgrown garden--with no attempt at allegory--would get the same response from me. 4.5million quid? You gotta be joking.
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That would be a very generous donation.

Lucian Freud is nearly 90, so I'd hang on to it, and make a tidy profit when he dies. He is considered one of the best living painters.
He's done a similar one of someone naked iirc

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Originally Posted by saudiflares View Post
He's done a similar one of someone naked iirc

http://monpaname.files.wordpress.com...cian-freud.jpg
That's testament to the adage: Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should.

Why?
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That would make for good target practice
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Default Re: Would you hand this on your wall?

Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
That's testament to the adage: Just because you can do something doesn't mean you should.

Why?

Why not?



But I think Odd Nerdrum did a more appealing piece on himself. Modest perhaps

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..... which reminds me - the latest episode in Channel 4's 'Embarrassing Bodies' series is on tonight............
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