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Sunday, December 29, 2019

Morning of the Iguana

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 9:03 AM

Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker  this morning

" mysteriously durable manner of mythical depiction,
which runs forward to Egyptian wall paintings and,
for that matter, to modern animation. Therianthropes,
it seems, reflect the symbolic practice of giving to
humans the powers of animals, a shamanistic rite
that seems tied to the origins of religion, and here it is,
for the first time, a startup.

 one of the human figures, we’re told, has
'a tapering profile that possibly merges into the base
of a thick tail and with short, curved limbs splayed out
to the side. In our opinion, this part of the body resembles
the lower half of a lizard or crocodile. …' "

Related art

Logo by Saul Bass.

Hi, Ho

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 8:50 AM

Friday, December 27, 2019

Showbiz Requiems

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 11:41 PM

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