Darren Bader Poses Elaborate Art Riddles on Instagram

Sculptor Darren Bader, known for his often humorously titled readymades, has taken his penchant for wordplay and riddles to Instagram. The artist’s account @rt_rhyme presents pairings of contemporary artworks with sometimes commonplace and other times bizarre objects. With each post, Bader challenges his followers to do some problem solving—to uncover the rhyme that exists between the respective artist’s name and the object featured. Bader offers neither captions nor hints.

Here are a few posts with what would seem to be correct answers. Go to @rt_rhyme to find others in need of deciphering.

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Answer: Jeff Koons/spoons

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Answer: Alex Katz/spats

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Answer: Ad Reinhardt/brine dart

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