Monday, October 26, 2015

The Connoisseur

In 1961, judges for the Coopertown Art Association in New York awarded first prize to an abstract painting signed by an unknown Italian artist. They probably regretted their decision. Read about it (here). 



  1. Reminds me of little (because they didn't know who it was at first) of the guy who wrote Jurassic Park. I think they story was that he had a college professor who gave him unfair grades. He used George Orwell's work to test him on that which he got a B for

  2. Interesting. Modern art is there to test the boundaries. It usually gets away with it, if you ask me! :-)

    Greetings from London.