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Old 01-30-2014, 02:59 PM
 
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Im sure its old topic, but what is the worst painter in the world that is famous??
I know its difficult since so much art is so bad.
my top 3 are:

andy warhol
damien hirst
Jean-Michel Basquiat

whats yours??
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Old 01-30-2014, 07:31 PM
 
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I live near a metro area in which they always have exhibits of artists at the school nearby that are "controversial"... as in, trying to get publicity for themselves. One year it was an American Flag laid on the ground, another year it was a portrait of the city's mayor in lingerie... you get the point.
Also, don't really care much for the imagist school.
I went to a warhol exhibit years ago, expected to not like it much, was a very good exhibit once you see all his work in one place you kind of "get it".
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Old 01-30-2014, 07:39 PM
 
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Jeff Koons
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Old 01-31-2014, 05:57 PM
 
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Just an fyi...from the Museum of Bad Art on the web:

'The pieces in the MOBA collection range from the work of talented artists that have gone awry to works of exuberant, although crude, execution by artists barely in control of the brush. What they all have in common is a special quality that sets them apart in one way or another from the merely incompetent'.

Only things the artists shown there at their site aren't the 'famous' guys!
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Old 02-07-2014, 12:15 PM
 
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Ben Butcher
http://www.abc.net.au/reslib/201109/r824642_7512776.jpg


Cassius Marcellus
https://roomj26.wikispaces.com/file/.../poker_dog.jpg
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Old 02-08-2014, 01:23 PM
 
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Bb (wth?!)
I don't think all the stuff on that MOBA site is that bad.
They are obviously done by amateurs (i hope!) that have no artistic training.
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Old 02-08-2014, 02:18 PM
 
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Andy Warhol turned the art world on its ear and brought about the Pop Art movement.
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Old 02-08-2014, 04:31 PM
 
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Picasso
Willem de Kooning
Chris Offili
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Old 02-08-2014, 05:40 PM
 
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When Picasso was nine years old, he created his first painting:
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Old 02-09-2014, 10:03 PM
 
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Yes, Picasso what a good classical artist to begin with, he began the experimentations with cubism... so at least first he did the legwork at least. That is a good horse for a nine year old, obviously in oil... what 9 yo is painting with oils? His guernica is very brilliant and full of symbolism.
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