Step Right Up To ‘The Olsen Twins Hiding From Paparazzi’ Museum

There’s something really wrong with the art world these days. You can throw absolutely anything on a canvas and get away with it being called “art” and people will flock to see it with hopes of discerning what the “artist” is getting at with their masterpiece.

What’s more, it seems like you can put anything in exhibits and people will pay to come see it — especially if it has to do with celebrities. I blame Jackson Pollock for the state of modern art. Anyway…

Last year, Brooklyn-based comedians Matt Harkins and Viviana Olen opened up a Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan 1994 “museum” exhibit. This year they’re trying to follow it up with something absolutely ridiculous: “The Olsen Twins Hiding From the Paparazzi.”

The pair are currently crowdfunding for the exhibit on Kickstarter and have another 17 days to meet their goal of $9,500. The exhibition would feature paintings from Chicago-based artist Lauren Collins that depict the Olsens hiding behind purses, clothing, Starbucks cups and just about everything else in their attempts to hide from the Paparazzi.

Such a hipster thing to do…

Right, so, best of luck getting your funding so people can see artistic interpretations of classic moments like these:


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Not gonna lie, I’d like to see painting of the last one and probably the Starbucks cup as well.

[NY Mag]

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