Marj Teague, Artist
Pastel on Paper 13"X17", ca. 1975
West Virginia School of Pastels and Soft Prints
Noted animal portraitist Teague captures the playful angst of the beloved Fifi by placing the animal in a natural Mary Kay Cosmetics Pink environment. This helps to remove all doubt as to the sex of the poodle. No doubt Fifi's realistic facial expression can be attributed to her tightly bound ribbons atop chicken breast sized ears. Fifi's human-like eyes convey sorrow similar to the Keane waif paintings popular with young girls in the late 1960's.
However it is the thoughtful framing of this item, resplendent in a silver baroque frame, complete with engraved plate reading "Fifi", that elevates this whimsical piece to bad art masterpiece.
Bad Art Disclosure & Fine Print: Believe it or not, all of the works featured in this web site are the property of BAMOO, a non-profit, non-asset, non-organization which controls their use, intended or otherwise. As such, any unauthorized use of our works, text or design by any person, organization or entity without the express written permission of BAMOO runs the risk of being contacted by our attorney --who really hates people who take things that aren't theirs or at least given to them. If you would like to use a part of this site, please contact BAMOO via email at email@example.com and allow us to review your intended use. Accessing any pages, works of bad art (or otherwise contained in this site) constitutes your acceptance of these terms -- something that we will point out to the courts in the unfortunate situation that we have to go after you -- and we will --for using our materials. That being said, copyright 2010, the Bad Art Museum of Ohio.