I will never understand modern art.
This is the winning entry? What is artistic about this old mannequin; its head is broken off at the neck, it’s taken apart at the waist, and its legs don’t match.
Oh, the broken mannequin is the trophy? The art is the neglected doorway? What is artistic about a doorway?
So let’s see if I got this straight. It represents the blocked progress of humanity, littered by the detritus of our appetites—pizza symbolizes our physical appetites and graffiti portrays our intellection appetites.
Okay. If you say so. But I will never understand modern art.
This piece was prepared for Friday Fictioneers. If you want to enter a story of your own, go ahead, it’s fun.