Posts Tagged ‘art’
A long, long time ago this painting made complete sense.
There’s a wood-fired forge, anvils, metal working tools, a peacock, a gryphon(?!) a deer and a bigass possum watching a naked man without genitalia cringe as a woman takes an axe to a parrot while the wind is blowing.
It’s an illustration from a French manuscript entitled The Personification of Nature Making Birds, Animals and People [ca. 1405].
Okay, so Mother Nature had already finished creating The Birds, The Animals and at least one of The People, but then she realized that the poor guy needed a pecker. If anyone else has a better analysis, post it, because I’m done here.
[Image found here.]
Bunkessa found a cutworm and was nice enough to share it. My JASC program doesn’t allow me to combine them all without an incredible amount of cut-and-paste tedium, so we’ll settle for this combination of mirrored and flipped .gifs. The animation has not been sped up, that’s real time. Enjoy!
That video reminds me of this classic:
Which reminds me of this one:
Which reminds me of something entirely unrelated:
That TV theme song was sappy, annoying and cloying as hell, but everyone had a crush on Mary (including me) once she tossed her hat in the air for some unexplained reason. She did it every week, so I guess she had a lot of hats. RIP MTM.
Then there’s these guys. Kinda Kinks, kinda Doors, kinda Byrds, kinda stuff I kinda like. [h/t Bunkessa. She says they’re a “look at your shoes” band.]
Have a great weekend, folks.