Generic Art World Photo Bank


I can’t remember which social media link triggered my descent down the rabbit hole of art-related stock footage on 123RF, but after a while I realized I had taken the blue pill. (I mix my Alice in Wonderland pictures with The matrixbut forgive me.)

Yes, this world is mostly white and very thin. The men look exceptionally well put together, while the women are sexy, wearing lipstick in the studio and occasionally giving the viewer flirty looks.

The art world, if these archival images are to be believed, performs its rituals in heavenly white rooms where the art is blurry and sometimes laughable. Reality? Fiction? It’s art… of the world. The text at the top is the text description provided by 123RF.

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