Lauren Purje (b. 1987) grew up in Dublin, Ohio and graduated from Ohio University in 2009 with a BFA in Painting. She moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2011 where she currently lives and works. This series of comic...

9 replies on “Can’t You Take an Art Joke?”

  1. In your case it would help to actually be funny. This comic is consistently awful. Pedestrian beyond measure.

  2. Mathieu Lefevre was an artist living in Brooklyn, NY, who passed away last year. His art was ALL 100% satire and poked fun at the serious attitudes of his peers in the ‘art scene.’ I highly suggest that anyone and everyone take a look at his work and have a good laugh. There will be a retrospective of his work in May, I believe, somewhere in Brooklyn. See his work at

    1. I think his work is amazing and I would love to be involved in showing it. Do you have any idea who is showing the work?

      1. I just sent you a facebook friend request because it would only allow me to send you a message if I paid a dollar??? Anyway, let’s get in touch on Facebook and I can point you in the right direction.

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