Cleaner bins rubbish bag artwork @ Tate Britain

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by iGav, Aug 27, 2004.

  1. evoluzione macrumors 68020


    Jul 19, 2002
    down the road, that's where i'll always be
    hah, awesome. of course the artist will probably love that too, the way his work represents art's fragility :rolleyes: i'm sorry but i just cannot see the "art" in this. :)
  2. caveman_uk Guest


    Feb 17, 2003
    Hitchin, Herts, UK
    Surely it would have saved everyone a lot of bother if the 'artist' concerned had just got the council to come 'round and take his rubbish away? I've got a pile of crap in my back yard that Tate Modern can have a look at if they fancy...
  3. MongoTheGeek macrumors 68040


    Sep 13, 2003
    Its not so much where you are as when you are.
    I think that it was hauled away as garbage is in many ways a more powerful and accurate statement than the original was. Better indicative of the nature of society.
  4. Dr. Dastardly macrumors 65816

    Dr. Dastardly

    Jun 26, 2004
    I live in a giant bucket!
    It would have been funny if the janitor knew exactly what he was doing. He just thought it sucked. :p
  5. Abstract macrumors Penryn


    Dec 27, 2002
    Location Location Location
    Exactly! ;) I've never understood "Art" from the Tate Modern, myself, but it has a lot of entertainment value, nonetheless.

    I remember that pile of rocks that sat beside one of Monet's Waterlily paintings. It was just a big pile of rocks roped off by a tiny rope.

    Construction Worker: "Hey, look everybody. I'm an artist!!"

    Mistake, or more sense than most of these "artists". ;)

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