Weird Cruise Ship Art: “What Does It Mean?!” Contest

December 4, 2012 | By | 21 Comments

Editor’s note: Congratulations to Adrian, who went a little dark with his interpretation of Reflection’s art. His thoughtful explanation: “Murder by ceramics – You’ve got the murderer on the left hand side – the victim on the right, and a looker on, or possibly an angel in the middle.” For his winning entry, Adrian will receive a book about the art on Reflection.
Incidentally, “Celebrity Reflection: The Celebrity Art Collection, 1990-2012” Iconocraste Au Bat II, 2011, represents artist Laurent Craste’s “unusual and humorous study of vanity and aggressive impulses through the act of destruction.” The vases and urns represent traditional symbols of political power, wealth and luxury. So there ya go.
Look in any stairwell, hallway or bathroom area on a Celebrity Cruises ship, and you’re certain to spot something that makes you go “huh?!” Or maybe “ohhh.” So it came as no surprise when we stumbled on the above artistic statement on Celebrity Reflection. (See our other live reports here.)
So what does it mean? We have no idea; but convince us that you do and you could win an “Art of Celebrity” coffee table book. Post your explications in the comments. Best one, as chosen by editors, wins.
Limit your entry to one caption. You have until noon Friday (Dec. 7) at noon EST.
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    21 Responses to “Weird Cruise Ship Art: “What Does It Mean?!” Contest”

    1. Miranda Schothuis
      December 5th, 2012 @ 8:40 am

      Cruising with Celebrity Reflection makes you feel like Alice in Wonderland.

    2. Susan Gilliamsen
      December 5th, 2012 @ 9:19 am

      It means “We’re all strong even as we are fragile”
      See, fragile porcelain vases flexing our muscles…..

    3. Brad Willey
      December 5th, 2012 @ 9:25 am

      You’ll wish time slowed down or stopped while you are on a Celebrity Cruise. As you can see, here it has.

    4. Mary Lou Colussy
      December 5th, 2012 @ 9:49 am

      Simple pleasures of life combine even at sea!

    5. nels ingram
      December 5th, 2012 @ 9:50 am

      ‘We are the Champions’

    6. Jeanne Bancroft
      December 5th, 2012 @ 9:50 am

      And the spectators roar as the outfielder catches the ball for the final out of the game! Celebrity wins! Celebrity wins!

    7. Emily Harper
      December 5th, 2012 @ 9:57 am

      Playing ball (having a catch) keeps you healthy, fit and happy. Otherwise, you get fat and go ‘batty’.

    8. CathyAlifrangis
      December 5th, 2012 @ 9:57 am

      Mouths open…insert food!

    9. Beth Reeser
      December 5th, 2012 @ 10:01 am

      It means Hold on tight, Laugh loud & have a ball!

    10. Charles
      December 5th, 2012 @ 10:19 am

      Celebrity has “Pitchered a winning ball game”

    11. Tom in long beach
      December 5th, 2012 @ 10:25 am

      Usually the only porcelain involved with baseball is in the locker room!

    12. Brad Chapman
      December 5th, 2012 @ 11:24 am

      A trophie is nothing if you don’t love the sport.

    13. Brian
      December 5th, 2012 @ 12:47 pm

      It means:
      We Americans are willing to sacrifice culture in favor of undignified activities. And look! It works!

    14. Nancy James
      December 5th, 2012 @ 1:40 pm

      “I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then. ”

    15. Kym Kennedy
      December 5th, 2012 @ 9:23 pm

      Everything comes to life on Celebrity!

    16. Sharon
      December 5th, 2012 @ 9:47 pm

      Yeah! A hole-in-one.

    17. Adrian Jenkins
      December 5th, 2012 @ 9:59 pm

      Murder by ceramics – You’ve got the murderer on the left hand side – the victim on the right, and a looker on, or possibly an angel in the middle.

    18. Linda
      December 6th, 2012 @ 12:53 am

      Hear no evil, see no evil or speak no evil!

    19. Isaac B
      December 6th, 2012 @ 2:41 pm

      People, don’t you get it? It’s VASEBALL!

    20. Dana
      December 6th, 2012 @ 2:42 pm

      I am a CRUISER,hear me roar!!

    21. ARcruisin2
      December 6th, 2012 @ 5:51 pm

      The vases got busted playing ball in the house. Can’t you just hear them saying:
      FREEZE! Here comes Mrs Potts & Lumiere!

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