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'I'm telling you Thog, we're living in a golden age for culture.'
'It has all the grandeur of the original, and ten times the pungency.'
'Amazing isn't it? The eyes seem to follow you around the room.'
"He's big, but he's no Chuck Close."
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Caution: Wet Paint
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A sign that reads "ART...and plenty of it!" hangs above the entrance to a museum.
This is Not a Gallery
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"It's wonderful, darling. It really says Manhattan."
"Artsy. But not fartsy."
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Abstract portrait art.
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'What are they worth? Well, it's difficult to put a price on such extraordinary works of art. How much you got?'
"At your opening, I see that you had two glasses of wine, eight pieces of cheddar, eight crackers, and seventeen grapes. That, of course, will have to come off the top of your end."
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Induction day at the modern art gallery was proving to be heavy going for Sam. . .
A man in an art gallery stands in front of a blank canvas that has a suggestion box below it.
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Masterpieces from The Golden Age of Tax-Deductible Contributions
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Boy copying abstract artwork in an art gallery.
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"Do we want the label, too?"
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"Those old guys really had it!"
Tags:art, art gallery, art galleries, artist, artists, famous artist, famous artists, modern art, modern artist, jackson pollock, art exhibition, art exhibitions, abstract expressionism, abstract expressionist, abstract expressionists, drip painting, drip paintings, expressionism, art museum, art museums, respect, respecting, in awe, art appreciation, hipster, hipsters, millennial, millennials
"This is our first recession together."
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"You're lucky that painting was of a horse."
Tags:art collection, art collections, art collector, art collectors, painting, paintings, horse, horses, horse riders, horse riders, horse riding, jockey, jockeys, gallery, galleries, art gallery, art galleries, damage, damage, crash, crashes, crashes, accident, accidents, destroy, destroyed, museum, museum, art museum, art museums, curator, curators, museum curator, museum curators, equestrian sport, equestrian sports, property damage, insurance, insured, insurance policy, insurance policies, insured property, insured properties, property insurance, art insurance
"Of course, art is one thing, dear - life is another."
" 'Perceptual and kinetic art have an intertwined development that cannot be totally disentangled; nevertheless perceptual, optical, or "virtual" movement—which always exists in tension with factual immobility—is an experience of a different order.' "
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(Gallerie Martorelli) (Art-Babble spoken here)
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"It's kind of interesting if you step back a bit."
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