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what the hell is hillary looking @?

Posted by giveaphuk on April 6, 2007

found a great forum yesterday, RE: this odd image of Hilary Clinton..

what the hell is hillary looking @?

Such an image is so ripe for a bit of photoshopping, Jump Here to the forum to see some hilarious results. I was going to post mine there, but it required i spend $9 to join forum, so instead i’ll post mine below! enjoy! & I welcome you to post your own photoshopped images if u feel like making something funny, from such a classic image.

So here is Hilary Scarface.

Hilary Clinton v. scarface

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art – war of the posers

Posted by giveaphuk on February 24, 2007

i made this in 2004.wasn’t this war supposed to be over by now?
war of the posers

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Art never wins a war

Posted by giveaphuk on February 24, 2007

I propose that artworks, along with innocent lives are most certainly destroyed by war.

I had just read an interesting article on BBC news site re: “Advanced geometry of Islamic art” (Geometry & Art are two words i love to hear together in a sentence) & ended up realising that in war, art or culture will always lose regardless of any patch of earth being ‘liberated’ by either friend or foe (what is the difference?). War is really about the battle between egos, insanity, cultural difference, morals & ‘god’. It’s not like anybody involved really gives a shit about stuff which looks nice.

islamic art

And all sides are to blame, all those who look down the scopes of their weapons to others looking back @ them, both seeking to spill each others blood. I remember when the taliban destoyed the buddhas of bamyan, something that, as a child i saw in a national geographic magazine, & drempt since of actually visiting them one day. *sigh* Destroying something so amazing, is just plain dumb in my eyes.

& now all these bombs dropped in the middle east by coalition forces, surely must be destroying some timeless & priceless art. I know alot of americans are damn proud of their flag, as a symbol for freedom & history, so perhaps they should be more aware of art, history, culture & how all this is represented, & timecapsulised within every piece of art that exists. I don’t know if it’s just me, but i find art from other cultures, to be most exciting, & provides, in turn, inspiration for my own work.

As an artist, of a spiritual (but not religious or dogmatic) nature, i have to say that yes, we create art out of faith, hope, when in love or pain & often for god, so does this mean that the enemies art should be classified as ‘enemy combatant’ or is this art being wiped out, like all the innocent people ie: ‘colateral damage’, suffering & being destroyed in this craziness. Does anybody care beyond destruction?

Perhaps art will have to fight back, or is it already in the form of a new mooninite army?

athf

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art – are we there yet?

Posted by giveaphuk on February 20, 2007

digital image 2006 – a work showcasing war, greed, gluttony & stupid questions.

are we there yet?

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