'I made art': Pineapple prank mistaken for real gallery installation. If visual art is all about context, then two student pranksters can now claim their "Pineapple on a Pedestal" is the hottest new installation at their university gallery.
Ruairi Gray and his friend Lloyd Jack have confessed to pranking curators at the Robert Gordon University art gallery, by leaving a pineapple on a vacant display case in a room dedicated to visual art. Staff at the gallery in Aberdeen, Scotland, apparently mistook the pineapple for an installation and placed it under glass, making it part of the exhibit. Jack says he and Gray pulled the prank on Apr. 28, and returned on May 1 to find the pineapple enshrined in a display case.
"RGU have moved it into a glass display case," Jack tweeted. "Amazing. " "A few days ago, I placed a pineapple next to an art display," Gray wrote in a Facebook post. The pineapple was mistaken for part of the gallery's Look Again: Visual Art and Design Festival. Anne of Green Gables: The most popular redhead in Japan. Image copyright Terry Dawes With two red braids hanging from her straw hat, Anne of Green Gables may just be the most recognisable ginger-haired girl in the world.
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These images from the darkly-humorous coloring book poke fun at issues like contraception, sex, and depression. We previously covered the book here. Adult coloring books are enjoying a boom, and can be found among the top five best-selling books on Amazon. Artists like Kerby Rosanes and Johanna Basford have also created successful coloring books for grownups. 30 œuvres de street art qui dénoncent les vérités qui dérangent. The dude map: How Americans refer to their bros. “It seems safe to report that dude has supplanted totally as the word most often uttered by American youth,” claimed Richard Hill in his 1994 paper on the history of the word “dude.”
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