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Weird and Beautiful

Discussion in 'Fine Art and Design' started by rocala, Sep 22, 2019.

  1. rocala

    rocala Active Member

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    2a7eec27d2e0b7b5a8b90ba033f25117.jpg This is one of my favorites. It is odd, creepy even. Yet without a doubt it has considerable beauty.

    And no, it is not me and my mother.
     
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    Quagmire Imaginary talking monkey
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    Sort of reminds me of someone . . .
     
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    BSM1 What? Me worry?

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    I would have named this one "Monkey holding a Japanese fan, and some kind of weird folded thingy...."
     
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    Wondering how you got ahold of a picture of my Aunt Edna. :D
     
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    BSM1 What? Me worry?

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    Which one is Aunt Edna? (Just kidding...)
     
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    I'm not sure how it's creepy at all.
     
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    "Wierd and beautiful" sounds like an old girlfriend I once had.
     
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    It is weird that the monkey isn't wearing pants. I mean why bother painting a vest but no pants?o_O
     
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    did anyone notice?
    English eyes
    kimono
     
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    Revoltingest Regurgitating right wing propaganda since 2010
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    Not a Japanese print though.
     
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    For me, some things, such as this painting, not so much take me to another level, but strongly indicate it's existence. Perhaps dreamy, trippy etc would have served equally well but for the fact that I often find the experience rather unsettling. That is what I meant by "creepy". I agree though, it was not a good choice of word.
    Purely my personal experience of course and that is what art is about.
     
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