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Is This A Work Of Contemporary Art Or Just A Paint Swatch From Home Depot?

Some of these are for hanging on museum walls, others are for painting your bathroom walls.

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  1. 1. Modern art or paint swatch?

    Modern art
    Paint swatch
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    Modern art!

    This is one of Ad Reinhardt's "black paintings." If you look closely, you can see some variations in shade around the borders. Source

  2. 2. Modern art or paint swatch?

    Modern art
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    Paint swatch!

    This is Behr's "Warm Terra Cotta." Source

  3. 3. Modern art or paint swatch?

    Modern art
    Paint swatch
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    Paint swatch!

    It's Glidden's "Spring Green." Source

  4. 4. Modern art or paint swatch?

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    Modern art!

    This is Nebraska, painted in 1966 by Brice Marden. MoMA / Source

  5. 5. Modern art or paint swatch?

    Modern art
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    Modern art!

    Yves Klein is famous for developing his own shade of blue, displayed here in Blue Monochrome. Source

  6. 6. Modern art or paint swatch?

    Modern art
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    Modern art!

    Agnes Martin's Milk River, created in 1963. Source

  7. 7. Modern art or paint swatch?

    Modern art
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    Paint swatch!

    This is "Aged Beige" by Behr. Source

  8. 8. Modern art or paint swatch?

    Modern art
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    Paint swatch!

    This is YOLO Colorhouse's "Create .01." Yes, their name is "YOLO." Source

  9. 9. Modern art or paint swatch?

    Modern art
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    Paint swatch!

    The terrifically named "Arrowhead Lake" from Behr. Source

  10. 10. Modern art or paint swatch?

    Modern art
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    Modern art!

    This green canvas is Ohne Titel by Olivier Mosset. Source

  11. 11. Modern art or paint swatch?

    Modern art
    Paint swatch
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    Paint swatch!

    It's Glidden's "Driftwood Gray," from their Martha Stewart collection. Source

  12. 12. Modern art or paint swatch?

    Modern art
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    Modern art!

    Another Yves Klein, this time with a plate from the book Monochrome und Feuer. Source

Is This A Work Of Contemporary Art Or Just A Paint Swatch From Home Depot?

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