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Friday, May 05, 2006

More Stupid Ebay Tricks-

The Bibliophile Bullpen Blog reports that an Ebayer had a famous print by Modigliani pulled because it was "indecent".

So of course that got me thinking... (ok, so what it really did was get me riffing through my photo files, looking for some suggestive photos) But anyway... if the busybody morality police can pull that Modigliani for "indecency", what would they make of the Victorian beleek porcelain pictured on the right, where the women seem to be getting perhaps a wee bit too "friendly" with each other?

Apparently one of the objections about the Modigliani was the exact place the woman's hand rested. Now, I thought the hand was resting in a fairly strategically fortunate place -after all, without her hand where it was, the pic would be sure to be called obscene by somebody else. All it really proves is that you can't win. So, with that in mind, I offer another Victorian Beleek piece, this one of Ariadne-

Boy, those Victorians had dirty minds...

2 comments:

Mike said...

Thank God for the morality police. We would be subjected to such porn without them.

Colonel Colonel said...

True enough. If they allowed more sex on tv, the internet, etc., we'd have less room for All-American stuff like explosions, murder, mayhem and violence.

That would be really zuymq.