Monday, March 10, 2008

The Golden Girls: The Old Masters & Modern Art

My friend Cynthia just sent me a link to these over at Yankee Pot Roast and I simply have no words. Other than, "Fucking brilliant."

These are "selected masterworks from The Golden Girls Exhibit, arriving at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art this September."

Mona Beasa (La Zbornak)
Leonardo Da Vinci, c. 1503

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Rue with a Pearl Earring
Johannes Vermeer, circa 1665–1675

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Betty and Child
Raphael, c. 1503


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The Birth of Estelle
Sandro Botticelli, c. 1485–1486

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Rose
Andy Warhol, 1961

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Sophia
Roy Lichtenstein, 1963

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Blanche
Patrick Nagel, 1982

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Untitled (Fuck St. Olaf)
Barbara Kruger, 1990

"Fuck St. Olaf," indeed.

6 comments:

joe*to*hell said...

MY MAIN BITCHES!!!!!!!

Aaron said...

I love the "Birth of Estelle"

Polt said...

LOVE it! I always that as I age, i turn into Bea Arthur.

hey, there are worse fates...

HUGS...

Anonymous said...

I think I'm going to cry. It's, it's, it's all just so beautiful. >sniffle<

Scooter said...

Okay, that was awesome. But can you imagine if Estelle were the Nagel???

Mark in DE said...

Brilliant!

Mark :-)