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How many can you name?

Discussion in 'History Forum' started by Ps104_33, Nov 18, 2007.

  1. Ps104_33

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    Very cool painting. Very interesting.

    What's the title of it? Was there a significance of the people that he or she chose to put in the painting?

     
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    Dont know anything about it. Someone sent it to me. Can you find Bill Gates?
     
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    I see Clinton (Bill), Hitler, Churchill, Thatcher, Bruce Lee, Mike Tyson, Abe Lincoln, Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi, Michael Jordon, Arafat
     
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    Bill Gates was the first one that I saw. Is he not the first one on the top left? Some of the Caucasian faces look familiar, but slighty different. I was wondering if it were painted by an Asian artist. I don't mean that in a ignorant tone, just an observation.

    And who is the guy on the far right in the middle who in on his knees begging for mercy? I can't make him out or the guying he is pleading with.

    I like this painting very much!

    Alright, you listed 10. I'll list ten that I see.

    Mark Twain
    Shirley Temple
    Audrey Hepburn
    Picasso
    Paul Gaugain (sp?)
    Beethoven
    Prince Charles
    Marilyn Monroe
    T'Louse Latrec (sp?)
    And that really tall, Japanese basketball player. I can't remember his name!!!! :tonofbricks:

     
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    How about Sadaam Hussein. Marlon Brando, Castro, Karl Marx, Lenin, Stalin.
    Who is the guy right next to Hitler holding his nose?
     
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    Hmm.....I can't tell if he's Italian, Spanish, Brazilian/South American or Russian. :laugh:

    The only thing I can come up with is Benito Mussolini (sp?!?) if he's Italian. Or Juan Peron if he's Argentinian. Otherwise I don't know.

    I wish there was a list somewhere of all of these people, because there are some that I will NEVER get. :BangHead:
     
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    This an amazing work ...........
    beside the above named I can see Nelson Mandela, George Bush, Mother Theresa,Napoleon,Shakespeare,Pavarotti, Elvis Presley, Ex President Nixon,President De Gaulle, Winston Churchill, and , I think, Ghengis Khan.
    Gwyneth
     
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    Queen Eizabeth II, Mike Tyson, Albert Einstein.

    Is that Yul Brenner as Pharoah?

    Fidel Castro, possilby Pele. (Yellow shirt with #10.)
     
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    no one has mentioned bin laden, but i think he is in upper right. charlie chaplin in lower left
     
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    Is that our president right below Bin Laden?

    Then below him there’s Pavarotti
    Salvador Dali
    And is that Michael Jordon? (yes, right next to that orange melon).

    Lots of past entertainers; Elvis, Marlon Brando, Beethoven, Shirley Temple, Marilyn Monroe, Shakespeare

    Rob
     
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    Chinese guy, upper left..YoYo Ma?

    love,

    Sopranette
     
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    Do you see any symbolism? How about the fact that GW has the telescope trained on Hussein on the other side of the painting and Bin laden is right behind him. I dont know, just an observation.
     
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    Yep, it's Mussolini. He's holding his nose because Hitler had immense problems with flatulence, a condition perhaps exacerbated by his vegetarian diet.
     
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    Well, whatta you know?? :laugh:

    What's the significance of W's outfit?
     
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    Can you see the Easter Island (volcanic rock ) carved statues behind Bill Clinton?
     
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    Most of y'all have already named more than I think I could get (maybe one out of ten, if I had a long time) but that is a remarkable work, IMO.

    Ed
     
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    I could name all of them.:type:





    I don't know if they would like the names I gave them. :laugh:
     
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    That be fuuuuuny! :laugh:
     
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