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Anonymous said
What bothers me about Hogwart's paintings is that they're all realistc or medieval-ish and just makes me wonder what happens if a wizard paints some cubist nonsensical shit. Would it move? Would it talk? Would it ask you for the password, or would it tell you about the meanings of within? I guess we'll never know because Dumbledore is not a fan of modern art

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maisiewilliams:

this is a solid question

I think this is most easily explained by remembering that in general wizards are pretty much universally depicted as being far behind everyone else in terms of technology and making up the difference with magic, and the possibility that it’s not just magic they’re behind in but culture in general; they’re in a society where trains are respected as a viable form of transportation, but cars are seen as a bizarre, disturbing outside force that isn’t really needed by anyone with any common sense, and guns are pretty much completely disregarded as having any value at all. if you put all of this together in terms of a time period that their society matches up with, they’re basically somewhere around 1850. give it about a century or so and we’ll see what Andy Wizardhol comes up with, basically

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A true family portrait… Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and their two children Steve and Leslie

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A true family portrait… Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and their two children Steve and Leslie

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Sixth-Grader’s Science Fair Finding Shocks Ecologists"When 12-year-old Lauren Arrington heard about her sixth-grade science project, she knew she wanted to study lionfish. Growing up in Jupiter, Fla., she saw them in the ocean while snorkeling and fishing with her dad.
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Sixth-Grader’s Science Fair Finding Shocks Ecologists

"When 12-year-old Lauren Arrington heard about her sixth-grade science project, she knew she wanted to study lionfish. Growing up in Jupiter, Fla., she saw them in the ocean while snorkeling and fishing with her dad.

Her project showed that the lionfish can survive in nearly fresh water. The results blew away professional ecologists. The invasive species has no predators on the Florida coast, so if they were to migrate upstream in rivers, they could pose a threat to the ecosystem.”
Learn more from NPR.

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