"Hendrickje, I feel another self-portrait coming on. Bring in the funny hats."
The Suppressed Paintings of Cavewomen
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God Goes Down Low/Adam Is Too Slow
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Portrait of the Artist Rebuked by Jesse Helms
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The Anatomy Lesson (After Rembrandt)
"Why, Giambattista Tiepolo, you old so-and-so! Who knew you could paint?"
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"Talk about Byzantine - try pulling a permit for a flying buttress in this neighborhood."
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"Wait, what if we convinced the jury that, while they're wasting their time with me, the real Socrates is still at large?"
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Sunrise on Mount Hibachi
American Gothic: I Love NY
"I just wish I could loosen up like you."
"Same time tomorrow."
"May I be candid, Hogarth? I should have thought a shrimp girl would make a more appropriate subject than a girl shrimp."
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"Know what I think? I think you're onto something really big."
"Oh, and Botticelli. Botticelli would probably have been a great filmmaker."
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Nude Defending a Staircase
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"Of course, art is one thing, dear - life is another."
Two Picassos with Feet of Klee
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And Cain rose up against Abel and violated his civil rights.
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The Hudson River School Takes a Working Vacation
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"Notice how her eyes follow your bluetooth-enabled visitor badges around the room."
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Cowboys in a saloon gather around a Georgia O'Keefe painting.
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"I said, was it Manet or Monet who had syphilis?"
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