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Plausibly Warholian

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So a fabulous contest is presently underway, sponsored by PromoWest North Shore, in which Duran Duran fans are asked to submit "...artwork of themselves based on a photo, incorporating the style of Andy Warhol and Duran Duran." The prize is -- wait for it -- a private tour of the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh with members of the band. Yeah, that's pretty much just the most relevant-to-my-interests prize ever offered. Remember way back in my analysis of the "Is There Something I Should Know?" video where I mentioned that drinking champagne with Nick Rhodes while he lectures me on art and makes withering quips about my cheap shoes is one of my Improbable Life Goals? Listening to Nick gab about Warhol on a guided museum tour would be a more than adequate substitution.

My contribution to the contest is above. It won't win, of course, but I'm sort of ridiculously pleased with how it turned out.  If nothing else, I think it's both plausibly Warholian …