Fries With That

My recent trip to Melbourne saw me going through the Federation Square premises of the National Gallery Of Victoria with some trepidation. Previous visits were enlivened with rooms full of brightly coloured phalluses and vulvas – always a favourite with the art-lovers – and a full-scale fire alarm and evacuation on one visit. Plus some exhibits of real beauty. Fed Square is a grab bag…

This time was no different, though most of the exhibits were delightful. I am not a fussy connoisseur – give me a brightly coloured vulva and a bag of peanuts and I’m happy. So I welcomed these three pieces of comfortable furniture:

Nostalgic diners of the 70’s and 80’s will have them in a minute. They even evoke the remembrance of smell, though they had no odour themselves.

Call me a cynical citizen, but I reckon that these would be major sellers as lounge furniture if one could overcome the copyright laws.

Note that the Sausage McBiscuit is a North American product – probably closely allied to our Australian Sausage McMuffin.

2 thoughts on “Fries With That

  1. I love your comment about brightly coloured vulvas. Brightly coloured anything is heartening 🙂

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    1. Well, the lady who painted them had a full artist’s box of colours and was determined to use it. She apparently had a number of friends who were keen to be immortalised. One of her canvases would have been a sensation in any art show, but a full gallery of them was sort of deadening. I was reminded of the old song about ” Little Boxes “…” There’s a red one, and a blue one, and a green one, and a purple one. And they’re all made out of icky-sticky, and they all look just the same…”.

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