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Flavorwire » 10 Great Songs About Famous Visual Artists

First Posted: 04/10/2012 5:22 pm Updated: 04/10/2012 5:32 pm

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Even reigning glam aliens have idols. Even top hip hop impresarios obsess over that one particular painting. There is no shortage of guitar strumming, rapping, and singing about art at large, but we're keen on odes and tributes to specific heroes of art history. From David Bowie's serenade to "Andy Warhol" to the Modern Lovers' investigations into "Pablo Picasso" and why he "never got called an asshole," here are a few notable tracks inspired by famous visual artists. Did we miss your favorite? Drop us a comment.

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