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Thoughts on the Imperfection of Man

Posted in Belletristica, Comics & Manga, Curiosa & Forteana, Exhibitions / Openings / Signings, Interviews, Moving Images by Suzanne on November 28th, 2005 | BBC Wikipedia

via Vintage Photographs - click to enlarge

Contrary to your high hopes, this post won't discuss the "Sociocultural Importance of Dry Land Skating and Its Impact on the Post-Victorian Geopolitical Situation of North-Western Europe with Special Regard to the Dawning of the Modern Age of Private Mobilitas".

It's really just a straight-forward WurzelLinkDump™ with a clever title.



© Nadya Lev - click to enlarge

Beck | Beth Bajema | Bob Carlos Clarke | Clandestina 40 | Darren Holmes | Dayvid LeMmon | Farmer Bob | InkSurge | Kelly Haigh | Matthew Woodson (now with shoppe!) | Meomi Design | Myna Sonou | Nadya Lev | Neo Collective 06 | Oksana Badrak | Shift 108 | Stolen Ideas | Tara McPherson


Still from "The End of the World"

Attack of the 50ft Woman - A gigantic gem from the Internet Archive | Insanely Twisted Shadow Puppets - Michel Gagné's new animated series | Making Fiends #20 - Charlotte returns from the deep waters... | The End of the World - Floria Sigismondi's lovely stop 'n' motion video to a crappy song by The Cure


© Marc Burckhardt at the Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery - click to enlarge

Partridges and Pear Trees at Magic Pony in Toronto, Canada.

→ Vernissage: December 1, 2005

→ Featuring: Andrew Bell, Jon Burgerman, Moira Hahn, Nathan Jurevicius, Kozyndan, Junko Mizuno, and many more...

• The Art Dorks Collective's Curious Organism at Hope Gallery in New Haven, USA.

→ Vernissage: December 2, 2005

Parallel Universe at Rectangle Artspace in Miami, USA.

→ Vernissage: December 2, 2005

→ Featuring: Dalek, Miss Van, Gary Baseman, Mars-1, Space Invader, Esao Andrews, and many more...

Instant Gratification: A Day in The Life of a Painting 3 at White Walls Gallery in San Francisco, USA.

→ One day event: December 3, 2005

→ Featuring: Audrey Kawasaki, Sylvia Ji, David Flores, David Choong Lee, and many more...

The Artists' Gifts at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, France.

→ Vernissage: December 3, 2005

→ Artists invited : Gary Baseman, Dalek, Shepard Fairey, P.Nicolas Ledoux, Marion Peck, Mark Ryden, Space Invader, Icon Tada, and others.

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse at the Shooting Gallery in San Francisco, USA.

→ Finissage: December 3, 2005 | Group Portfolio

→ Featuring: Robert Williams, Eric Kroll, Winston Smith, Charles Krafft

Ben Frost's Rainbow's End at the Helen Gory Galerie in Melbourne, AUS.

→ Finissage: December 3, 2005

Robert LaDuke, Marc Burckhardt & Erik Sandberg at the Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery in Pasadena, USA.

→ Finissage: December 3, 2005

Picks of the Harvest at Think Space in Los Angeles, USA.

→ Finissage: December 4, 2005

→ Featuring: Dalek, Julie West, Thomas Han, Audrey Kawasaki, and many more...

Slaughter House at Subject Matter Gallery in Costa Mesa, USA.

→ Finissage: December 5, 2005 | Show images | Event photos

→ Featuring: Zach Johnsen, AZStar78 & Tra Selhtrow

Dave Cooper's Pictorial Ruminations on the Volume and Density of Mostly Pillowy Girls as well as Sometimes I Just Want a Hug at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC, USA.

→ Finissage: December 23, 2005

David Stoupakis' Beyond the Rainbow at Clair Obscur Gallery in Los Angeles, USA.

→ Finissage: December 28, 2005


Gulliver's Travels (by Jonathan Swift / English / Illustrated) | Max und Moritz (by Wilhelm Busch / German / Illustrated) | Poems of William Blake (by William Blake / English) | The Cutie Bunch Friendly Pal Pack (by Angus Oblong / English / Illustrated) | The Hunting of the Snark (by Lewis Carroll / English / Illustrated) | The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (by Robert Louis Stevenson / English) | Ubu Roi (by Alfred Jarry / French) | War of the Worlds (by H. G. Wells / English / Illustrated)

→ ... and for the less bibliophile readers: Check out this lovely collection of flipbooks and/or create your own (digital) flipbook.


Apocryph (by PixelSurgeon) | Charles Burns (by The Book Standard) | Charles Burns & Chris Ware (by Open Source) | Charles Glaubitz (by Fecal Face) | Evah Fan (by Fecal Face) | Jake & Dinos Chapman (by the BBC Collective) | Jim Woodring (by Suicide Girls) | Tim Burton (by the BBC Collective)


Les Voyages Imaginaires de Franck Dion - Jules Verne meets anachronistic mecha art.


Once again, the insanely talented Scott Radke surprises us with a set of newly created dolls:

Scott Radke

→ More news over at Scott's journal

In related puppet news, Madame Kerry Kate has updated both her doll army and her website.

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2 comments to " Thoughts on the Imperfection of Man "

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    anaglyph says:

    >>Contrary to your high hopes, this post won’t discuss the “Sociocultural Importance of Dry Land Skating..."


    November 28th, 2005 at 9:26 pm

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    Suzanne G. - Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten says:

    [...] ⁴ Previously featured here and here. [...]

    January 23rd, 2006 at 3:31 pm

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