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Twitter Trash Talking: MFA Takes On Getty In Artsy Super Bowl Showdown

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Trash talking is a necessity when it comes to sports, especially during the Super Bowl. As the Patriots gear up to take on the Los Angeles Rams this Sunday, the Museum of Fine Arts challenged LA's Getty Museum to an artsy, trash talk showdown.

Arts memes filled the Twitter-sphere from both museums Friday afternoon, and the MFA got an assist from the Gardner Museum, the Clark Art Institute and the Davis Museum.

Here are some of our favorites:

Riley, the museum dog, was so eager to show his support he donned his Patriots gear Thursday afternoon as he went about his duties. He was seen running around after a football and "guarding our Patriots from pests (aka Rams)" in a promotional video:

To follow along with the artsy antics, watch #MuseumBowl on Twitter.

This article was originally published on February 01, 2019.


Cintia Lopez Arts Fellow
Cintia Lopez was a fellow for The ARTery, WBUR's arts and culture team.



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