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Grow Your Artsy Mustache For Movember!

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Grow Your Artsy Mustache For Movember!

Movember November is a month of raising awareness about men’s health, in particular about prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide. I cannot grow a mustache myself but I want to join this fantastic campaign by showing you stuff I would grow if I could:

A Gentle architectural artsy mustache

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Portrait of a Man with a Moustache (Supposed Self Portrait), c.1630, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, artsy mustache

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Portrait of a Man with a Moustache (Supposed Self Portrait), c.1630, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

A Mysterious Mona Lisa mustache (and a goatee)

Marcel Duchamp, L.H.O.O.Q, Mona Lisa with moustache, 1919, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, artsy mustache

Marcel Duchamp, L.H.O.O.Q, Mona Lisa with moustache, 1919, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

A Surrealist mustache

Salvador Dali, Dalí's Moustache, 1950, private collection, moustache art

Salvador Dali, Dalí’s Moustache, 1950, private collection

A Triple Van Gogh mustache

Vincent van Gogh, Two Self-Portraits and Several Details, 1886, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, artsy mustache

Vincent van Gogh, Two Self-Portraits and Several Details, 1886, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

A Handlebar van Dyck style

Anthony van Dyck, Self-portrait with a sunflower, 1632–33, collection of the Duke of Westminster, moustache art

Anthony van Dyck, Self-portrait with a sunflower, 1632–33, collection of the Duke of Westminster

A Sombre Symbolist mustache

Edvard Munch, Self Portrait with Skeleton Arm, 1895, The British Museum, London, artsy mustache

Edvard Munch, Self Portrait with Skeleton Arm, 1895, The British Museum, London

A Desperate French Fork

Gustave Courbet, The Desperate Man (Self-Portrait), 1845, private collection, artsy mustache

Gustave Courbet, The Desperate Man (Self-Portrait), 1845, private collection

A poetic mustache

Paula Modersohn-Becker, Portrait of Rainer Maria Rilke, 1906, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, artsy mustache

Paula Modersohn-Becker, Portrait of Rainer Maria Rilke, 1906, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

A hanging mustache

Jeff Koons, Moustache, © Jeff Koons, 2003, source: artist's website, artsy mustache

Jeff Koons, Moustache, © Jeff Koons, 2003, source: artist’s website

See also “Bearded Paintings From Art History“. Enjoy!


Magda, art historian and Italianist, she writes about art because she cannot make it herself. She loves committed and political artists like Ai Weiwei or the Futurists; like Joseph Beuys she believes that art can change us and we can change the world.

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