Art Time

Sotheby’s had an auction a while back, and these particular pieces caught my eye:

First, from my favorite modern Impressionist, Leonid Afremov:

Then, two pieces from my favorite Academy artist, Eugenio (Eugene) De Blaas:

I like this one, simply because I love rainy Paris street scenes:

And this, from a painter whom I don’t know (but intend to rectify the situation):

Finally, another artist unknown to me, on another favorite topic (gloomy 19th century street scenes):

My only regret is that I don’t have enough walls to hang all the art I’d love to own.

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And speaking of expectant mothers:

...frankly, after 22 kids I think they need to take a break from breeding, but that’s just me.

...I’m not even a Christian, and this makes my nose twitch.

From the Dept. of Global Cooling Climate Warming Change:

...actually, ANY country could be hit by a “mega tsunami” at any time, or by a large meteorite, or a falling Michael Moore, but let’s keep everyone frightened because it sells newspapers and gets government grants for scientists.

Still in that vein:

...must have drawn their sample from attendees at my last range session.

...sound about right.  A+ for creativity, though.

...well, duh.  Anyone with any serious managerial experience could have told you that, you twerp.

...can’t anyone just say “Thank you” and get off the fucking stage without turning some stupid and irrelevant award into a Momentous Ethnic Occasion?

...frankly, I’d believe any allegation of what this Addams Family reject ever did.

...okay, here are some pics. Same teacher:

And speaking of illicit sex:

...yup, all the grrrrls loves them some bad boys.  So much for “equal opportunity hiring policy”.


...who they?

Oh… them.   Forgive me, but I don’t even know what “WWE” stands for.