Monthly Archives: February 2012

John William Godward

There is nothing that can take the real joy out of living so thoroughly as one’s loved ones. John William Godward was unlucky enough to be born into a family of blue-nosed fools, the kind of snooty cretins who live … Continue reading

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George Herriman

  Original drawing c.1940 from “The Comic Art of George Herriman” H.N. Abrams, Inc – New York 1986 (My kind thanks to the folks at http://www.george-herriman.com from which I borrowed many of the strips for this article.) George Herriman was … Continue reading

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The Danse Macabre

Pieter Breugel the Elder, The Triumph of Death, 1562, Oil on Canvas, Prado, Madrid, Spain There was no Automat last week because I was in the hospital being reminded by everyone that I could die. I didn’t have the heart … Continue reading

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