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Comedians as art

Comedians and artists have never really managed to engender a very functional relationship with one another. With their highbrow sensibilities, artists have always seemed an ideal target for spoofery. But in the past year, there's been a gradual shift towards peace.

With Banksy getting involved in The Simpsons and an entire exhibition dedicated to the great Bill Murray, it's time for hands to be shaken and backs to be patted.

LA Gallery 1988 have joined up in association with Funny or Die and hosted an exhibition where 100 artists have taken on 100 funny people and we have some of the best results here. Funny stuff, but rather less so when you look at the price list. Some of these pieces have been selling at $3,000...

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