I could never have this on my wall. Could you?

Sharon BouchardAugust 19, 2014
I remember reading about these controversial photos taken of kids crying.

I am fine with provocative art, but...

Could you enjoy having them on your wall? I would find them troubling every day.
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Eskandari Stone
Yes you are right. I too wouldn't like it to have them on the wall, instead of this I would love to have some inspirational or nature loving kind of photos.
2 Likes    Bookmark   August 19, 2014 at 11:40PM
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Studio M Interior Design
Absolutely not. I'll buy the coffee table book but not for an entire wall lol
1 Like    Bookmark   August 20, 2014 at 9:33PM
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Rob O Reilly
A bit intense alright but the background colour offers a nice contrast with the yellow imho.
    Bookmark   August 20, 2014 at 9:33PM
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ASVInteriors
As it's designed for a statement wall, clearly the aim was to have something controversial. I personally do not appreciate it nor would I recommend it. I prefer people's faces .. Not always smiling but showing some emotion. I like how time is etched on their face. This fulfils neither of these criteria.
1 Like    Bookmark   August 20, 2014 at 9:39PM
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Romi
Absolutely not.
    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 7:59AM
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MJ Designs
Goodness, no!
    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 8:31AM
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greenyogini
I think this could be hilarious in a pediatrician's or OBGYN's office. ;) Other than that, no, I wouldn't want it on my wall...unless maybe it were my own kid (and then I'd want it next to an image of the child smiling or laughing). Placement and context are everything.
6 Likes    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 9:36AM
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colorsrme
In this day and age - a sad or crying child suggests so many heart wrenching scenarios. I agree that context is everything, and unless this is a specific child, and you can hear the story of what might have caused the unhappiness, (and maybe chuckle about it), it is a very hard photograph to look at.
1 Like    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 2:42PM
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Genevieve
A smiling one sends a happy feeling
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3 Likes    Bookmark   August 21, 2014 at 6:10PM
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123 Remodeling Inc.
I agree mj designs, no way!
1 Like    Bookmark   August 22, 2014 at 11:47AM
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Beckham Designs
This space has more issues than just the art, but I too would not want a portrait of someone I didn't know on my wall, regardless of the pose.
3 Likes    Bookmark   August 22, 2014 at 11:56AM
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Mandy Smith
No , not at all.
2 Likes    Bookmark   August 24, 2014 at 4:34AM
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chookchook2
No bloomin' way.
2 Likes    Bookmark   August 24, 2014 at 5:04PM
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bungalowmo
I don't even like hearing pouting kids...certainly don't want to look at one in my living room.
I'll stick with Da Vinci!
1 Like    Bookmark   August 24, 2014 at 5:25PM
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kylen2350
Bungalowmo. that DaVinci is DaVine! Devine. Thank you for posting it.
1 Like    Bookmark   August 24, 2014 at 5:28PM
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bungalowmo
Thanks! She has a friend on my mantle...
The one above is called "woman's head" and below "Testa Di Giovinetta".

Took almost 7 years off & on, looking for just the right pieces for my living room.
1 Like    Bookmark   August 24, 2014 at 5:33PM
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vp82254
Yuck!
    Bookmark   August 24, 2014 at 5:33PM
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Gilmans Kitchens and Baths
Unless it was a picture of their own child and there was a funny story behind it, then I would not do it. I mean, even then, I might not do it, and if I did, I wouldn't do it that big.

If it was a grown man or woman with a forlorn look or tears, sure. That's different. Adults have a whole array of complex emotions that could spark thoughts or conversation in others. Children, not so much... When they cry, they are in pain or not meeting their basic needs. Leaves me feeling very uncomfortable.



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    Bookmark   December 13, 2014 at 12:48PM
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grobby
Not a good choice. Child is not only crying, she is undressed. Imagine the child living in the home and seeing this picture. I'm sure she would feel very vulnerable. Honestly, if I visited a house with this art displayed, I would be inclined to comment.
    Bookmark   December 13, 2014 at 6:56PM
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Shakúff
Doesn't do anything for me... I wouldn't have it in my home.
    Bookmark   December 13, 2014 at 8:51PM
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hollybar
No, but then I would not have about 95% of the art I see in my home.
1 Like    Bookmark   December 13, 2014 at 9:29PM
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whynottryit
My first thought on seeing that picture was that a pedophile lived there. So no, no way. I can't imagine having that type of picture of even my own child there. Art is one thing. Pain, hurt, sorrow of children...not in my definition of art.
1 Like    Bookmark   December 17, 2014 at 5:35PM
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Artemano
No thank you, definitely not..
    Bookmark   December 17, 2014 at 5:48PM
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whynottryit
@Sharon Bouchard.... I realize this poll started some time ago and recently popped up again but if you're still watching this thread, where did you see this? Was it in a magazine or on the web? Or?
    Bookmark   December 18, 2014 at 5:38AM
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Atlas Custom Cabinets Ltd
I would not want a picture of me crying on someone's wall because I think I do not look my best when my face is all red so why would I hang a picture of a child on my wall that does not portray them in the best light? It does not have to be a happy picture, but that picture is quite a downer.
    Bookmark   December 18, 2014 at 1:22PM
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whynottryit
@grobby... I'd be inclined to call child care services or the police. That picture is wrong on soooo many levels.
    Bookmark   December 18, 2014 at 2:06PM
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