Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
Picasso on a Bicycle
I don’t know how I’ve functioned as an art historian without seeing this Monty Python clip about Picasso on a bicycle:
I found this clip after coming across another art history blog, Art History Ramblings. The author Catherine lists as many artists as she was able to hear in the clip, and I couldn’t decipher the others ones shouted by John Cleese.
So now I propose a game, readers. Do you know of any the artists mentioned in this clip which actually depict a bicycle in their art? (And I don’t think that I heard Duchamp listed in the clip, so you can’t choose his Bicycle Wheel (original of 1913). That’s too easy, anyway.) I’m not too savvy on bicycle art, but I do have one contribution: