Top 20 Bubble Butts Throughout Art History -The Toast

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1. It Looks Like A Landscape, Liu Wei (2004)

2. The Bathers, Henry Scott Tuke (1888)

3. Photo of Samson Mdzunga climbing into an Aeroplane drum during a performance (2000). When they’re not cropped awkwardly, his drums look like this.

4. Cropped from Persian manuscript folio, Unknown Artist (16th C.)

5. Salutat, Thomas Eakins (1898)

6. Untitled (derrière rouge), Alina Szapocznikow (c. 1970-71)

7. Woman before a Mirror, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec (1897)

8. Three Legged Buddha, Zhang Huan (2007)

9. El Festival de Sacrificio, Judithe Hernández (2009)

10. Cropped from The Fall of the Titans, Cornelis van Haarlem (1588)

11. Statuette of a female, Northwestern Iran (early first millennium BCE)

12. Behind the Trellis, Kendall Shaw (1992-6)

13. Caryatid, Amedeo Modigliani (Not dated. The artist lived 1884-1920.)

14. Next Bathers, one (picking flowers), Carroll Dunham (2012)

15. Bather, Picasso (c. 1908-1909)

16. Aspara statue from India (12th century)

17. Twin Henrys, Mike Kelley (2009)

18. Cumul I, Louise Bourgeois (1968)

[They could be butts. They are definitely bubbling.]

19. A Storm, Georgia O’Keeffe (1922)

20. Marble statue of a youthful Hercules, Roman (c. 68-98 AD). Photo from The Metropolitan Museum of Butts.

Honorable mention: flower butt. Cropped from The Garden of Earthly Delights, Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1490-1510)

Johannah King-Slutzky is a freelance journalist whose work has been published in VICE, The Awl, Nerve, and others.

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