Did you hear the one about the Fountain? You know, that bathroom furnishing-turned-art that was quickly snatched from public view because some found it "offensive, immoral, and repulsive?" The one that has a jumbled history? R. Mutt--my mother in German R. Mutt--Richard Mutt bought the fountain R. Mutt--a French cartoon reference R. Mutt-- modification of the name of the plumbing company What really happened? A mystery of history. A beautifully complex objet trouvé, turned on its side to find new meaning. Art is in the eye of the beholder. Art is necessary, thus the necessary is art. For a start.