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[–] [email protected] 5 points 1 week ago

"Give them a hefty jail sentence!!" - Conservative Party

[–] [email protected] 5 points 1 week ago

Now THIS is pod racing!!!!

[–] [email protected] 23 points 1 week ago

You really have to hand it to the British. They're great at stuff like this.

Nice bit of Wensleydale with a protest, eh?

[–] [email protected] 1 points 1 week ago

I remember when you could go to an art museum and see pictures and sculptures of stuff. That was kinda nice.

[–] [email protected] 16 points 1 week ago (1 children)

turned into wallace and gromit

so where's the change?

[–] [email protected] 2 points 1 week ago

He's smarter and less evil now.

[–] [email protected] 15 points 1 week ago

Oh no! Some rich person's pretty garbage was ridiculed!?

Heck off. I have real problems.

[–] [email protected] 148 points 1 week ago (3 children)

The painting is protected by glass, so no damage was done to the painting.

I read through way too many articles that failed to mention this important detail.

[–] [email protected] 3 points 1 week ago

It's much less engaging this way.

[–] [email protected] 9 points 1 week ago

Same shit that happens with every climate protest. "Climate protestors deface painting" etc.

[–] [email protected] 52 points 1 week ago (4 children)

It wouldn’t be a big loss. That painting is ugly as hell.

[–] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago (2 children)

I can't stop thinking about how someone got paid to make this painting.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 1 week ago

Right? Spit right in the royal families face and they pay you for the privilege. Priceless and hilarious

[–] [email protected] 12 points 1 week ago (2 children)

He's pretty famous for making portraits. Here's his portrait of Idris Elba.

[–] [email protected] -2 points 1 week ago

Now that is a gorgeous balance of color and brush strokes. So why did the artist choose that awful color theme for Charles?

[–] [email protected] 9 points 1 week ago (1 children)

See, that isn’t ugly.

Which makes me think it was on purpose. Which makes me hate it a little less.

[–] [email protected] 8 points 1 week ago

He has a lot of upper class clients who he paints just as ... starkly as the king's portrait.

It is very much on purpose.

[–] [email protected] 1 points 1 week ago
[–] [email protected] 12 points 1 week ago (1 children)
[–] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago)

I like it because it's hella odd as shit. King, embrace the fuck-my-shit-up results of this glorious piece.

[–] [email protected] 75 points 1 week ago (2 children)

I think it's a terrific representation of the horrifically bloody history of the British Monarchy

[–] [email protected] 6 points 1 week ago

Yeah, I know the artist said some other bullshit to justify this choice, but to me it just looks like the blood their wealth was built on.

[–] [email protected] 15 points 1 week ago

Yeah, I don't think it was meant to be pretty lol

[–] [email protected] 3 points 1 week ago

It still looks like him, except happier.

[–] [email protected] 35 points 1 week ago

I wouldn't anger Count Vigo of Carpathia like that. Remember what happened the last time?

[–] [email protected] 26 points 1 week ago

He got turned into Wallace. The titular character.

[–] [email protected] 16 points 1 week ago

"Fancy some cheese?"

[–] [email protected] 21 points 1 week ago

Improved it tbh.