04/01/2013 09:22 am ET | Updated Apr 01, 2013

April Fool's Art: The Best Pranks In Recent History (PHOTOS)

Happy April Fool's Day! Whether you are celebrating the holiday by taking advantage of your most gullible acquaintances or fending off pranks, we hope your inauguration into April is filled with happy surprises.

In honor of the prankster's holy day, we're revisiting our list of favorite art world shenanigans with some new additions, from Marcel Duchamp's unusual "Fountain" at the turn of the century to George Bush's fake Gagosian exhibition this past weekend. Who says the art world takes itself too seriously?

Let us know your favorite art pranks in the comments section and stay safe out there today, folks!

Art Pranks