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332 is so boring

Thanks to boingboing, I found: One thousand paintings ( 1000 numbers = 1000 paintings ). It's so classically, perfectly viral. It will make him hundreds of thousands of dollars in just a few weeks. And it will make you smile.

I bought painting 552. I may donate it to MoMA.

Shorttail UPDATE: Brian Baute coins the term the short tail, and makes a graph of it. The brick thing is funny as well.


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