DAILY ART FIX: Video – Painter Thomas Eakins and Professional Wrestling, Together at Last

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This informative video ties together the controversial life of great American painter Thomas Eakins with shout outs from various Pro Wrestling superstars. A very entertaining combination! The guy who made this deserves a bigger audience. Art is for everyone.

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DAILY ART FIX: Basquiat Was a Huge Fan of Wrestling, as the Backstory of This Sculpture Reveals

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In the 1980s,, celebrated painter Jean-Michel Basquiat wrapped his 24 inch artistic pythons around pro wrestling.

Key quote from the article:

According to Art Legacy, the headphones that the mannequin is wearing belonged to Basquiat: he placed them on the sculpture as a representation of how he felt like covering his ears every time Jimmy Hart yelled into his megaphone at wrestling events. Basquiat presented Hart with this work ahead of attending the March 31, 1985 Wrestlemania 1 event at Madison Square Garden alongside Andy Warhol and Andy Kaufman.

Read the full article here: OBSERVER – Basquiat Was a Huge Fan of Wrestling, as the Backstory of This Sculpture Reveals

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I don’t fundraise off of my blog. I don’t ask for Patreon or Paypal donations. If you’d like to support the Remodern mission, buy a book. Or a painting

My wife Michele Bledsoe has written her own inspirational book, Painting, Passion and the Art of Life.

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Please send any inquiries to info@remodernamerica.com. Thank you!