Friday, February 22, 2008

160 characters of art (II): Fruit tarts of honour

May I humbly present the second great idea for a nice piece of (t)art, given away for free to anybody who feels like executing it:



BAKE FRUIT TARTS IN HONOUR OF GREAT INDIVIDUALS AND THEIR GREATEST GIFT TO US; E.G. NEWTON AND LEIBNIZ FOR DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS OR G. HARRISON FOR 'SOMETHING'.


(160 characters)

Notes:

1. It is very important, I think, to honour Newton and Leibniz together, as a sign of reconciliation. If you do not agree with this (check out a concise abstract of the controversy here), consider honouring somebody else altogether.

2. There is an ongoing debate as to whether such a heartfelt thankfulness for great gifts all of us have received, such as beautiful songs, great cultural advances, etc., has to be expressed by preparing fruit tarts yourself, or whether it is valid to have the tarts prepared by accomplished experts such as aunties or elder women from your local community.

3. A modular system of, say, 4 different tarts (apple, peach, pear, plum) is recommended, but by no means a must. The tart sorts could then be dedicated to various honourees as they get selected by the executive artist. Also, some aunties are really good in one fruit tart discipline but not in another.

4. A table with the tarts might be looking nice, with little flags pinned to the middle of each tart, noting the honouree and the specific accomplishment that he or she receives this fruit tart of hounour for.

5. Pieces of the tarts should not rot in the gallery but rather be handed out for free, perhaps alongside short leaflets presenting the honouree and his CV.





Make sure to check out all other 160 characters of art suggestions available so far. 160 CHARACTERS OF ART, an initiative of walloftime.net.

1 comment:

  1. Paintkiller77February 22, 2008

    You are such a pathetic copycat.
    Eat this.

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