'Great Art in Ugly Rooms' Tumblr Has Art-Lovers Talking

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A new Tumblr called Great Art in Ugly Rooms has many art-lovers talking, as it shows unexpected modern and contemporary art in ugly rooms.

While most of these works are usually shown in museums, against white walls, some of them seem quite at home against the walls of a hideous dwelling or store.

Marcel Duchamp's "Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2" looks perfect against a wood-paneled wall in a dark room. And a Barnett Newman piece blends into the surroundings of what looks like a thrift store.

But there are a few that look out of place, like Jean-Michel Basquiat's piece in a fast-food chain, and a Dan Flavin neon sculpture above a toilet.

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