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Old 02-27-2014, 06:43 AM
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Duchamp was a lot funnier than his imitators, to be fair.
Maybe, yes. I still blame him for 'derailing' art, so to speak. There's a huge ongoing debate about his kind of thing. I don't really consider ready mades to be art, but to each its own, I guess.

Back on topic, here's a pretty famous painting that always gave me an impression since my early childhood. Not sure if it's the lighting, or the atmosphere (I generally love scarcely populated city environments at night).

Hopper's Nighthawks.

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Old 02-27-2014, 06:53 PM
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Funny, I was actually thinking about Nighthawks at the Diner earlier today. Though it's been used to the point of cliche, the original work still evokes loneliness like nothing else.

I'm not actually a big fan of a lot of art made after the mid-20th century. It's sometimes interesting, but it fails to evoke much of a response. This is a huge generalization, of course, but a lot of the big artists like Matthew Barney just don't do anything for me, even if I appreciate the work that went into the creations (as for Damien Hirst, the only appropriate emotional response is to laugh at the suckers who buy his stuff).
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Old 02-27-2014, 08:47 PM
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:44 AM
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Various paintings by Konrad Zuse (Who painted under the pseudonym "Kuno See" for some time), who not only was a brilliant computer pioneer but also made pretty nice art:

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Old 02-28-2014, 01:07 PM
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Favorite art museums anyone???

Over the holidays I managed to get up to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. It's pretty much the quintessential art museum after the Louvre. Plus lots of awesome American art. There's an entire wing. Seeing the full-sized version of this:
is beyond epic. It's like 14 feet across.
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