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Stars-on- Art

6 Days Ago

The Significance Of Bubble Faces

I've been seeing a constant flow of artwork, old and new, that have the subject blowing a giant bubble. The first time I saw one I thought it was cute, but weird. But now they're everywhere. A Google Images search of "chewing gum bubble on artwork portraits," will give dozens of examples, from celebrities to presidents to queens to the Mona Lisa. And considering the use of bubbles has been almost entirely used on artwork, and strangely, mostly on females, can any of us fine artists venture the philosophy or meaning behind these bubbles?

What's worse is that I personally have seen more males as bubble-blowers in my life, and this focus on female bubble-blowers could be a case of discrimination and extreme bias.
Just kidding!

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Abbie Shores

6 Days Ago

I honestly have no idea what you're talking about so will look on with interest

 

Mike Savad

6 Days Ago

i'm so glad i'm not the only one that understood that.


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Jeffery Johnson

6 Days Ago

What flavor is the gum?

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Stars-on- Art

6 Days Ago

@Jeffery, as far as I can see, the flavor is usually pink.

 

Mike Savad

6 Days Ago

that could be anything

bubble gum
strawberry
cinnamon
watermelon
cherry
some kind of berry blast


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Jeffery Johnson

6 Days Ago

Cotton Candy Bubble Gum

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Drew

6 Days Ago

Bubbles use to be my stage name!

 
 
 

Carmen Hathaway

6 Days Ago

 
 


Look up 'bubble gum portraits' online --- lots of examples.

 

Stars-on- Art

6 Days Ago

Can we agree that the flaming on and off screen romance between Garbo and Gilbert would not have happened if either or them blew bubbles?
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@Drew, I used to see comedy routines in SF by a Bubbles. Was that you?

 

Carmen Hathaway

6 Days Ago

 

Or posed for selfies with duck lips. Blowing bubble selfies are the latest meme.

 

Stars-on- Art

6 Days Ago

Some examples:

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Mike Savad

6 Days Ago

i was thinking that the entire face was made of gum.


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Abbie Shores

5 Days Ago

They look silly, but I'm sure they do well with people who like pink bubbles

 

Dora Hathazi Mendes

5 Days Ago

I dont know, but maybe I should paint some cats with bubbles (=^.^=)

anyhow I am sure that I am already late with that, must be trillions out there :D

 

David Bridburg

5 Days Ago

Dora,

Now that would sell.

My baby name was bubbles. I see nothing wrong with that. I only have a slight tick.

Fine art? Art? okay......better than a net full of seaweed tacked to a wall. Also called fine art.

I think the OP will get used to it.

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Drew

5 Days Ago

"@Drew, I used to see comedy routines in SF by a Bubbles. Was that you?" Comic relief is a great form of the theatrical arts though.
No, I am not that Bubbles! My spheres contain Bubbles within Bubbles.
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Matthias Hauser

5 Days Ago

Dora,

> I dont know, but maybe I should paint some cats with bubbles (=^.^=)

You absolutely should! :-)

 

Chuck De La Rosa

5 Days Ago

First I've heard of this.

 

Kathy Anselmo

5 Days Ago

They have a vague connection to the Illuminati of Gum. Also it indicates great breathe and lip control.

 

David Bridburg

5 Days Ago

Kathy,

Judging from a distance, I see an amazing old world patina.

Hepburn never looked so good.

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Diana Angstadt

5 Days Ago

How about portraits with "popped" bubblegum all over their faces!

 

Floyd Snyder

5 Days Ago

Fads come and go.

This just looks like one of the latest fads that for my money it cannot go away fast enough.

But I hope the people doing it make a ton of money off it...

 

David Bridburg

5 Days Ago

Teach a man to emoji, and he can fish all day long.

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Chuck De La Rosa

5 Days Ago

Reminds me a little of pet rocks. People actually paid for those things. No reason they won't pay for bubble images.

 

MM Anderson

5 Days Ago

By the time I notice these trends they are usually done. I think I'll pass on this one.

 

Roger Swezey

5 Days Ago

With the plethora of virtual bubbles these days, Let's get REAL!!

An honest three dimensional, beautiful yet ephemeral sculpture created by the chewing and blowing skills of Adam Dunn, must be admired by all

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Edward Fielding

4 Days Ago

Is this the new duck face?

Have to wonder if the teenagers who love these memes actually buy anything.

 

Ken Krug

4 Days Ago

Ya gotta love baseball.. :)

 

Bradford Martin

4 Days Ago

It sounds like something bored stock photographers do when they have a model/photographer meet up and run out of ideas.

 

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