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User avatar #3 - ljxjlos (05/21/2013) [-]
I ******* hate this prejudice.

Everyone talking about how people with art or mucisal degrees will have to work at McDonalds or some other ****** place.
You think we were here right now, the same way we are without art and music? Goddamnit, of couse, technology and science is important, too, but how ****** up would life be if we only had our progress, but no means of education?
Without arts, literature, philosophy, music and the likes, men would actually be nothing but a highly developed monkey.
Sorry for the rage, but I hate the people who think they are superior somply because they choose the "economic" route.
#27 to #3 - anonymous (05/22/2013) [-]
I can smell your art degree from here.
User avatar #28 to #27 - ljxjlos (05/22/2013) [-]
*Psychology and Anglistics
#26 to #3 - halphas (05/22/2013) [-]
i've been waiting many years to see someone on here who actually understands this.
User avatar #33 to #26 - inthenameofcake (05/22/2013) [-]
This painting is called Sleep. Not my words, but here's an explanation for you.

“Sleep” is virtually a visual rendering of the body's collapse into sleep, as if it was a collapse into a separate condition of being. Against a deep blue summer sky, a huge disembodied head with eyes dissolved in sleep, hangs suspended over an almost bare landscape. The head is "soft", vulnerable and distorted. And what should be a neck tapers away to drop limply over a crutch. A dog appears on the left, its head in a crutch too, as if half asleep itself.

The head is supported above land by a series of wooden crutches. The mouth, nose and also eyes are all held in place by the crutches, suggesting that the head might collapse if they were removed. Crutches are a familiar motif in Dali’s works. As Dali attests in his book, The Secret Life of Salvador Dali, “I have often imagined the monster of sleep as a heavy, giant head with a tapering body held up by the crutches of reality. When the crutches break we have the sensation of falling.”
User avatar #29 to #26 - ljxjlos (05/22/2013) [-]
You´ll have to wait longer, I´m not that educated what this kind of art is concerned. Music, Literature, yes, but this, sadly no...
User avatar #30 to #29 - halphas (05/22/2013) [-]
Not the painting, but what you said.
The painting is just Salvador Dali and his usual craziness
User avatar #31 to #30 - ljxjlos (05/22/2013) [-]
Ah, okay, thanks, than
Yeah, I know it´s Dali, but I never really got the appeal in his pictures. Well, tastes differ, I guess.
#4 to #3 - anonymous (05/21/2013) [-]
We counter your foolish rant with tangible progress and money.
#6 to #4 - anonymous (05/22/2013) [-]
Nicolila tesla died poor
User avatar #7 to #6 - whynotzoidberglol (05/22/2013) [-]
Because he was a great human who didn't want to keep all of his **** . If he put patents on everything, we wouldn't have the **** we have today. Tesla died a great man.
User avatar #5 to #4 - ljxjlos (05/21/2013) [-]
"foolish rant" - show me where I was wrong, then you might talk about foolish.
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