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WTF New York? No One Should Ever, EVER Make Art Like This.

I don't fully understand these artworks, and I hope I never will.

WTF New York? No One Should Ever, EVER Make Art Like This.

Artist: Carlton Clark


Artist: John Freeman

Artist: Anonymous

OK, so, here's the thing: The plight of the homeless should never be viewed as "art" in some standoffish, ooh-look-how-pretty-this-is way. Obviously. But that's not what the gallerists here are trying to do — instead, they're using the art gallery format as a way to provoke folks into confronting the reality of homelessness (these artworks are, in fact, the real signs made by real homeless people) in ways they otherwise wouldn't have. And the results are truly provocative:

If this video helped remind you that homeless people are actually sentient living humans, think about reminding other people, too.

Living a simple and happy life, Chow Yun-fat plans to give his around $700 million fortune to charity, Hong Kong movie site Jayne Stars reported.

Chow Yun Fat was born in Lamma Island, Hong Kong, to a mother who was a cleaning lady and vegetable farmer, and a father who worked on a Shell Oil Company tanker. Chow grew up in a farming community, in a house with no electricity.

He would wake at dawn each morning to help his mother sell herbal jelly and Hakka tea-pudding on the streets; in the afternoons, he went to work in the fields.

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