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Banksy, Picasso and All That Jazz.

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Since some here have expressed their interest in visual arts I've decided to start this new thread, on which according to the OP will nothing which is visuals/looks connected will be OT :)


I don't think I'm qualified to discuss arts in a really professional way (this is not what this thread is for, let's just have some fun) but IMHP(ersonal)O both these painters:




were a little overrated (among other things due to a skillful self-promotion).


I mentioned a couple of Picasso related fun facts but IMO the man who himself said..

“There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.”

..is probably even more 'interesting' figure:




OTOH, like I said on another thread, I really admire Banksy and his brilliantly communicative, non-compromising, art of satire and protest. 


Here are some examples.


Love is in the Air (Flower Thrower) (2003)




Girl with Balloon aka There Is Always Hope (2004) - the original one.


File:Banksy Girl and Heart Balloon (2840632113).jpg


Napalm (2004)


Banksy, ‘Napalm’, 2004, Stowe Gallery


Selling his art in Central Park for $60 per piece (some of his paintings are worth hundreds of thousands) - he made only $420 in a day..




Auction at Sotheby's - let's say ..the Girl's with Baloon ..second coming.. (The Director’s half cut)




And BTW - more on the audio side of visual arts - I would be really interested - which audio gear's looks alone make in your case guys a temptation to buy it almost irresistible.?

In other words - the best (subjectively) looking audio gear of all time..


In my case I must admit I have difficulties with taking my eyes of these whenever I see them.


Obsessed with Jadis Eurythmie II A DIY Project


They actually look as if they were designed by Dali.. x-D


Let's have some fun :)


What’s true of all the evils in the world is true of plague as well.
It helps men to rise above themselves.
  ―  Albert Camus, The Plague.


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Some of the Comedy Wildlife Photography awards 2020 finalists :)


O sole mio, Roland Kranitz.




I had to stay late at work, Luis Burgue.




Sun salutation class, Sue Hollis.




Almost time to get up, Charlie Davidson.




Monkey business, Megan Lorenz.




Hide and seek, Tim Hearn.




What’s true of all the evils in the world is true of plague as well.
It helps men to rise above themselves.
  ―  Albert Camus, The Plague.


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