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You know it was hilariously inevitable that someone was going to cruise the walls of Google Art Project checking out the hotties and collect them all into one place. Well, Chicago Now blogga Taleen Kelenderian did just that and she has labeled her favorites with such hipster-ific monikers as “Ginger Babe,” “Angsty Babe,” while Van Gogh gets the lamenting phrase, “unattainable babe.” Awww … I feel you, Taleen.

What do we learn about the blogger herself from her choices? She’s obviously into bohemian-looking European men but she’s also extended the notion of cruising museums from the traditional type of cruising that happens at the Denver Art Museum or the Egyptian Museum in Cairo — “which somewhat bizarrely has a reputation of being a virtual kharakhana (brothel)” — or the Madam Brett Homestead Museum in Beacon, NY (link NSFW). I guess some people will always want more than pixels and zoomability.

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Hrag Vartanian

Hrag Vartanian is editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic. You can follow him at @hragv.

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