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Art is generally considered purely a middle/upper class pursuit. However, some examples have practical applications, meaning that they can also be enjoyed by the working classes.

Art is the expression of stupidity or lack of imagination. The word art comes from the Germanic word arsch, which, loosely translated, means "arrrgh"[1].

Art is commonly understood as the act of making love to things that look like nothing much like people and which have no meaning beyond simple description. While art is often indistinguishable from mockery and pointless hobby activities, this boundary can at times be hard to define, as if anyone cares. The term creative arts denotes a collection of disciplines whose principal purpose is the output of material for the viewer or audience to ignore.

As such, art may be taken to include forms ranging from literary forms (posing as a writer or a poet); performance-based forms (a big song and dance over meagre grants; drama about how your genius is not appreciated); visual and "spastic arts" (panting, rupture, pornography); to forms that also have a dysfunctional role, such as pipefitting and pancake design. Art may also be understood as relating to lost creativity, missed æsthetics and the generation of pointless or disturbing emotion that honestly no one cares about.

  1. Interestingly, the modern German word for art is kunst, an anagram of a descriptive term commonly applied to artists.

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Featured Artistic Art Article

As you can see, I have blonde hair in this pic.

Hey guys!

So, you may have seen me hanging around, I'm Mona Lisa. I dunno, I'm kind of a big deal in Italy. Anyways, there's this famous painting of me by this guy named Da Vinci. It's supposedly one of the most famous paintings in the world, I mean, Johannes Vermeer even ejaculated on it once. For a long time it was a one-of-a-kind painting, but now it's all over the place. I think it's like the most copied portrait of all time, well, other than the portraits on money! You can even buy my portrait on rolls of toilet paper — doesn't that make me as famous as Jesus or something?

Basically, I'm pretty much immortal. Instead of growing older like you regular humans, I grow younger at a really slow rate. You've heard of Eve, right? That was me too! At first I was some sort of zombie-vampire type thing, but I didn't have a choice because it's something us Gods have to go through to walk among the mortal, blame Chronos. And don't worry, it was before humans even existed anyways.

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This Week's Featured Image

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Centuries before the invention of Japanese Tentacle Porn, Italian Renaissance artist Antonio Allegri da Correggio was the leading figure in the seedy and oft-times disturbing world of 16th Century Cloud Porn. His paintings, such as Jupiter and Io (depicted above), changed hands for as much as 30 pieces of silver in private shops which were ever fearful of raids by the Italian Vice Squad after the material was made illegal in 1528 following the Cloud P case of the previous year, during which legal experts concluded that anyone exposed to such material was likely to themselves carry out acts of depravity upon innocent cumulonimbusi. Fucking wierdos.

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Selected biography

Women adored her, gay men wanted to be her. What else would you expect from Calvin Klein?

Pop-culture icon and lesbian role-model Frida Kahlo de Rivera (born Magdalena Carmen Frida "Caliente" Kahlo; July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954) was an international painter known for her (yes, it's a her) ability to illustrate mustaches and unibrows in disturbingly accurate detail. Frida's life wasn't an easy one, but she made the most of it. One of the most recognizably influential artists of all time, her art, like her facial hair, is complex, fascinating and inspiring. This is her story.

Frida Kahlo was born July 6, 1907 near Mexico City. She was a tomboy at school (not in any way related to the fact that she already had a caterpillar on her upper lip at age six) and the leader of a group of rebellious, mostly male youngsters who became known for pulling tons of pranks and practical jokes. That's when the fun really begins for Frida.

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Further reading

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Art Quote

“When you make a drama, you spend all day beating a guy to death with a hammer, or what have you. Or, you have to take a bite out of somebody's face. On the other hand, with a comedy, you yell at Billy Crystal for an hour, and you go home”

Robert DeNiro


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Did you know...

  • ...that H.R. Giger invented the cuckoo clock?
  • ...that Rolf Harris is commonly considered the best artist to have ever lived?
  • ...that the Empire State Building is fitted with six fully-functioning rocket engines, allowing the US President to use it as an escape vehicle in the event of alien attack?
  • ...that you can add to the pool of our knowledge here?

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