"Wentworth, could I take another look at that reorganization plan?"
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"They have extraordinary taste."
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An artists drinks alcohol while painting on a canvas.
"I admire your enthusiasm for—well, paint and, you know, canvas."
"Look, if it's just a matter of collating get one of the clerks to do it."
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"Absolutely not. I don't give my provenance over the phone."
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"It's O.K. I've got it."
"Oh, good! This says the artists is poor."
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"So much for kinetic art, eh, Leo?"
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"I hope, Reinhardt, that you're not one of those people whose sense of self-worth is defined by their job."
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"Is that all you can say - 'It's not messy'?"
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Boy copying abstract artwork in an art gallery.
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"Same time tomorrow."
"Miss Crutchfield, have you gone mad?"
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" 'Perceptual and kinetic art have an intertwined development that cannot be totally disentangled; nevertheless perceptual, optical, or "virtual" movement—which always exists in tension with factual immobility—is an experience of a different order.' "
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"I think you have something to say, all right, but I don't think you're saying it."
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Artist using a paint roller to make abstract paintings
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Cat in an art gallery.
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A woman passes by a man who's looking a modern painting of a face; as the woman passes, the man's eyes change into the ones from the painting.
"This is the show, Madam."
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"I could do that."
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"You ought to do what I do—have a few belts before you meet with the old man."
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"My two-year-old actually did paint that."
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