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January 27, 2012

Day 27. Inspired by Artwork

I'm not much of an art person.
So when I faced this challenge I didn't have a clue what to do.

I tried to think of famous works of art that affected me in a way.
I instantly thought of Dali's twisted watches, Degas' ballerinas, Munch's Scream or Van Gogh's sunflowers. But none of those brouht any feelings for me, just distant recognition.

And then I remembered...
When I was on a school trip to Spain (sooo long ago, sigh!) we visited Joan Miro's museum. And there she was.

Painting on a White Background for the Cell of a Recluse. 

Now, I just want to say I'm usually quite fond of modern art, altough I don't quite enjoy it, I never mock it. But this painting brought out the worst in me. I stood there, laughing like hell, staring at a single black line on a big white piece of paper (canvas?) they call 'art'.

So in my memory of that fine day I was almost thrown out of the museum I present you:
Based on a work of art mani...




  1. ...except Painting on White Background is an amazing experience when seen in person. Don't knock it until you understand it.