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Art Trip
Washington - United States
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Art Trip’s art journey began in Paris during the 1920s where as young art prodigy; his mother brought him to the City of Light to enroll him in the prestigious academic art school, Académie des Beaux-Arts. Though only 5 years old, Trip was recognized as having special artistic talent and was accepted to began his art studies with leading academic teachers of the time. His mother would, at the same time, take a position of ‘maid’ at the school as well as securing a small apartment on the outskirts of the city.
Trip, being the youngest painter to ever study in the school (and the only American), soon attracted the attention of news reporters. These reporters descended on the school to see what was so special about this young painter. When they saw the art that Trip was producing, they howled with laughter. What they seemed to be viewing were mere scribbling of a child.

When photos of these early Trip paintings were released in French newspapers, the esteemed academy became the laughing...
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