Artist: Countess LuAnn of The Real Housewives of New York
Title: “Money Can’t Buy You Class”
Medium: Mixed (Audio, Video, Tranny Robot)
Canonical Status: INSTANTANEOUS MASTERPIECE
Well, I guess art students across America can all just go kill themselves while listening to their Smiths records now, because they’re never going to top that. Ever.
And you know that somewhere in this great big world of ours, Nomi Malone is shedding a single bedazzled tear of pride:
At last, the apprentice has become the Lip Gloss Master. Pinkies out, bitches!
So much love to Gawker for this one, y’all.
UPDATE (5.28.10): As KJ noted–and as is all too frequently the way of the interwebz–the Single Greatest Artistic Achievement of the 21st Century has already been removed from YouTube. Damn your black hearts and “copyright grounds,” Ultra Records!
UPDATE (5.28.10), Part Deux: Thanks to the digital preservationists of at Gawker, Countess LuAnn’s towering contribution to art and culture is back where it belongs! THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR CRISIS AVERTED!
False Alarm: UPDATE (6.2.10): ZUT ALORS, IT’S GONE AGAIN!!!
UPDATE (7.14.10): And one more time, with YouTube.