Museums Battle on Social Media Over Best Cats, Mystery Objects and Derrières in Art

  • July 08, 2020 12:30

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Via Twitter: Museums worldwide have been sharing their #bestmuseumbum. The Minnesota Marine Art Museum's winner for best back-side has to belong to André Derain's "Les Repos" (1905).

Museums are stepping up on social media with fierce curator's battles over whose collection holds the #BestCat, #MysteryObject and #BestMuseumBum—for figures in art boasting backside⁠—human or animal, apparently.

Yorkshire Museum in the U.K. kicked off the near-weekly #CuratorBattle themes, including the popular call for "cheeky" art in June, posting a Roman marble statuette from its collections. 

Check out some highights under #BestMuseumBum in #CuratorBattle:

The #MysteryObject and #BestCat themes brought out the oddities and furry renditions at museums:

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