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Is Charlie Sheen A Performance Artist? (POLL)

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SHEEN ARTIST

Charlie Sheen. Hard to say or read that name without conjuring up a bunch of negative connotations and many excellent punchlines. Winning!

Recently, Bob Duggan at BigThink questioned whether Charlie Sheen is America's "first mainstream performance artist." After comparing Sheen's antics to acts by Vincent Van Gogh, Gustave Courbet and Chris Burden, Duggan asks, "Is Sheen an artist of desperation or have we—addicts to reality television as an escape—elevated our collective desperation to an art?"

Quick Poll

Is Charlie Sheen a performance artist?

Yes, he's an artist.

No, he's just crazy.

Whatever he's doing, he's winning. Duh.