13 things modern farmers are painting on the side of their barns

A barn is more than just a pile of sub-standard wood that houses some of the world’s worst stinks and robust dusts–it’s also an artist’s canvas. Farmers would paint their names or would sell space to advertisers, while hippies scrawled American flags and rainbows as if telling the world “you are what you paint on”. I’m not lying, look:

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Farms have greatly diminished over the years thanks to candy, but barn art (bart) lives on. Here are 13 examples of the new school of bart, pioneered by a generation of farmers who wouldn’t even bother doing it if they just got decent wifi and a Twitter account instead:

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