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Stolen masterpiece imagery is fenced on the open market: Kenny Be's Yard Arteology

Yard Arteology: The study of neighbors through their lawn decoration...

In addition to their responsibility of scooping twice as much sidewalk as the average citizen, residents who live on corner lots have twice the yard-art workload as well. An increased need for visual imagery often leads to "borrowing" ideas from artistic masterpieces. In the photograph above, Grant Woods's classic

American Gothic

painting is interpreted in wire and rust, allowing this yard artist the chance to show his true metal... The rusting replication of the

American Gothic

painting pictured above insinuates that it was completed as a community college arc welding class project. However, as seen below, this is just one of several stolen masterpieces... In the photograph above, the layered sheet metal silhouette construction of fenced art intimates that "stealing" is an important part of a yard art student's study. Here, master painter Georges Seurat's

Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Grand Jatte

is turned from a pointillist masterpiece into a corroding copy.

Below, viewers can see how the study of old masters has helped this yard artist get her ducks in a row...

The choice of swimming ducks as the theme for the fence pictured above indicates that this yard artist is an amateur who grew up near water.

The perspective and foreshortening of the ducks portends that demand for fenced metal yard art is low and that the yard artist still has not yet quit her day job. Look below to see how she is working the bugs out...

The amount of art that is crawling across the side yard fence pictured in the five photos above hint that this yard artist is itching to make a career out of fencing art.

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