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Something that makes you stand out from the gormless selfies, and sends out the right kind of message.Something that not only captures who you are - but ensures the whole of Tinder will swipe to the right.
It has inevitably sparked a new Tumbler: ‘Tinder Guys Posing With Art’.The blog shows dozens of images of men posing alongside portraits, statues and sculptures.In some cases, they’re imitating the stances shown in the artwork.In others, they’re just smiling, or even taking a selfie.Sally Glass, the artist behind the blog, is now showcasing them, alongside an image and description of the original piece.Okay, so they might be faking an interest in art to get a date. But, hey, maybe they'll have picked-up something cultural on the way, or realised that art isn't so bad after all.
And if they really do love galleries, maybe their sincerity will help them meet the right person. The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.
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She told Daily Dot: “I started seeing guys here and there posing with, or climbing all over, artwork.
I guess it was that I was doing a lot of research and writing about art, so I was naturally inclined to figure out what certain pieces were." But she adds that on a personal level, it’s a “document of [her] experience as a single woman bored with the ways in which this technology is presented.
“So bored, in fact, that I'd rather make a funny archival project than find a life partner through a smartphone app,” she says. But, more than that, I think new trend is a move in the right direction when it comes to dating.
After all, being pictured in a gallery seems far more appealing than cosying up to an animal in a display of forced masculinity (like Putin, see below).