9 Art World Pick-Up Lines Guaranteed (NOT) to Work at Art Basel in Miami Beach

When no really means no.


Just a friendly reminder that even though Miami Beach is the land of sun-tanned beach babes and bros, heels, short hemlines, and big hair, gaffes like these will only induce cringing.


1. “If you were words on a page, you’d be fine print.”

2. “Call the Art Loss Register, ’cause you just stole my heart.”

4. “If I told you your body looked like the Met’s Aphrodite, would you hold it against me?”

4.”You’re so fine you could make an impression on Monet.”

5. “Sorry for staring, I thought your face was a work of art.”

6. “If I were an art critic, I’d give you a ravishing review.”

7. “I’d like to add you to my itinerary…in between V, I, and P.”

8. “Are you an antiques collector? Because I have some junk that hasn’t been touched in years.”

9. “How about you and me go out by the pool and brush up on our strokes?”


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