Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Art for Art's Sake

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A prestigious annual award, sponsored by Andersen Consultants. There are categories for a wide variety of different art forms; performance, visual, conceptual, etc.

The winner in each category is presented with a ornate and very valuable flask of vintage Japanese rice wine.

8th of 7, Sep 22 2013

Punishment http://en.wikipedia...rt_for_art%27s_sake
Ha ha! [popbottle, Sep 25 2013]


       This is... odd.
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 22 2013

       The artists arn't then killed somehow?
rcarty, Sep 22 2013

       Only the mimes.
8th of 7, Sep 23 2013

       Who is Art and why do you want his sake?
xandram, Sep 24 2013

       Oh for Pete's sake.   

       // Who is Art and why do you want his sake? //   

       This must be the slow class ...   

       No, we're not going to explain it. You have to work it out for yourself. If necessary we are prepared to post a couple of clues ...
8th of 7, Sep 24 2013

popbottle, Sep 25 2013

8th of 7, Sep 25 2013

       I can't believe nobody else here gets it. It all revolves around the fact that the word "ornate", in its literal sense in the original Greek, refers to the reflex angle at the extremities of an archer's bow, and, by extension, to...anyway, you get it now.   

       Oh, and there's a crappy pun on the word "sake" and on the forename of the eponymous founder of Anderson Consultants, but those are just red geese.
MaxwellBuchanan, Sep 25 2013


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