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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 05:37 AM
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Stephanie Miller Collides With a Picasso
ARTS, BRIEFLY
Stephanie Miller Collides With a Picasso


By CAROL VOGEL; Compiled by RACHEL LEE HARRIS
Published: January 24, 2010
On Sunday afternoon as Stephanie Miller, 64, was visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art accidentally lost her balance and fell into The Actor, a rare Rose Period Picasso,
tearing the canvas about six inches along its lower right-hand corner. Immediately after the accident the painting was taken to the Mets conservation studio so experts could
assess the damage, museum officials said. A statement released by the Met on Sunday afternoon said, The damage did not occur in the focal point of the composition and the
curatorial and conservation staffs fully expect that the repair which will take place in the coming weeks will be unobtrusive. The canvas about 6 feet by 4 feet was
hanging on the wall of a second-floor gallery with other early Picassos. The museum identified the woman, as Stephanie Miller, radio show host and box wine aficionado . Picasso
created the painting, which depicts an itinerant acrobat theatrically posed, during the winter of 1904-5. Museum officials said they expected the repair to be completed in time
for Picasso in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, an exhibition of some 250 works from its collection opening on April 27. Museum officials are currently reviewing security video
tape to determine how Ms. Miller and her two large dogs got into the building and past staff and guards. When asked why she was in the building with her dogs Ms. Miller said,
"Hey the weather outside was really bad and by the way if you find the pile of doggie poo on the second floor let me know and I'll come back and get it. My sweetie Max got away
somewhere around some really old looking stuff from like China or one of those places."

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baldguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 05:42 AM
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1. The offended party
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ChicagoSuz219 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 05:54 AM
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2. Stephanie Miller... 64? I don't think so... n/t
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 05:58 AM
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4. Is she older?
:rofl:





:hi: Steph
Still love me?
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ChicagoSuz219 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 07:30 AM
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9. I want the name of her plastic surgeon! ;-) n/t
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Ganja Ninja Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 05:55 AM
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3. Probably drunk again as usual.
And lying about her age too. ;-)
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Land Shark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 06:15 AM
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5. WHERE did you get the Stephanie Miller angle?? New York Times has no Miller in it...
Edited on Mon Jan-25-10 06:16 AM by Land Shark
see http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/24/woman-coll...

alternatively, someone please let me in on this joke. Is it just on me or a practical joke on Miller or what?
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 06:32 AM
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6. I might be wrong but I doubt that the Met lets people walk their dogs in it.
:P
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Land Shark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 06:38 AM
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7. Yeah, I had that and other senses which is why i checked it out
Edited on Mon Jan-25-10 06:39 AM by Land Shark
It just wasn't SO obvious to me that I found it funny. Maybe I'm tired. Morning coffee - wait - it's done! Seeya!!

Dog walking. You know I can't rule out any favor to the rich (not steph I presume) and the famous (steph!) so that wasn't 100% obvious to me, just exciting one eyebrow of wonderment. :)
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mmonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 07:15 AM
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8. ?
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Liberal In Texas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 07:36 AM
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10. I guess you're hoping she'll read this on her show. n/t
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Obamanaut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 07:41 AM
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11. Odd, identity withheld in the article at this link in earlier thread
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 08:03 AM
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12. this is going over some people`s heads
mama fell into her fireplace mantle and injured her eye. she`s always complains about what to do about her dogs "poo"


i think she`ll read this on the air....


time to find out!
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