Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Even Cowgirls get the bulls.






[I'm going to forgive myself for that. Sorry. Couldn't resist. Sorry. Sorry. Erm. Uh. Excuse me.]

Anyway, I've been in ecstasies of revulsion over this wall art on a Mexican bar, La Potranquita Night Club, at the not-nice end Harry Hines. Of course, the horror/fascination factor renders this baffling thing absolutely sublime. Some days, I actually love this town.

See how the clever artist applied the art directly to plywood or masonite so that it can be taken with the owners when this venue finally flops. Also take a moment to admire how the sturdy bull balances his weight and that of the bawdy lass on his dainty front hooves, as he has no legs in back. See the look of abject bliss on his face as Ferdinand skips daintily through the daffodils.

Sorry. Drifted there for a moment.


Plus, we all get to finally find out what Sarah MacLachlan has been doing with herself since Lilth Fair went bust. (I didn't say "tits-up" there. Are you proud of me?) Seeing as burlesque acts have sprung up like mushrooms after a rain, you gotta get a gimmick if you wanna get ahead. Cool gimmick, Sarah. I'm impressed!

Yippie-Ki-Yay, Melon Farmers!

9 comments:

Christina LMT said...

It looks like the bull and the "lady" were painted by two completely different artists. And at least she's wearing something to cover her coochie!

lainy said...

Barely covering her coochie! LOL I like it, but not on my wall. I wonder how many men stare at that before going in to eat???????

Of course the bull is sturdy and has dainty front hooves or her tits might just fall out!

DBA Dude said...

I put the name of the bar into google and your sites are the first 2 listed.

Happy to see that it was on the outside of the building - does not look like the kind of joint that we would like to find LaP frequenting.

phlegmfatale said...

christina - good point. Yeah, thank goodness she's so modest!

lainy - I hope that's not a dining establishment. It's delightful, ain't it?

dba dude - wow. Research. Cool.
No, that place would not be my cup of tequila, actually.

Mushy said...

Quite erotic to me...'course I'm touched!

But I love the smells of bull riding!

Buck said...

I had to look at the larger pic twice and I'm still bemused. I've probably seen worse (or better, depending on your feminist quotient) in this or that joint...

I just don't have much of a reaction to this piece of "art," though. While I might notice it on my way in or out, I wouldn't give it a second look.

~Fathairybastard~ said...

Woa, now there's some art baby. It's all in the eye of the beholder. Love the way she be holdin' those legs up to dig in on the down stroke.

phlegmfatale said...

mushy - yup, I figured that was just about your speed

buck - oh, I wasn't even thinking of the sexist angle-- just that it was really funny and actually delightful in a way

fhb - Down, boy.

DirtCrashr said...

*snort!*Sarah MacLachlan*snort!* Such a delight to see how the sanctimonious really get-down!