All Nature Is But Art

This is another set of salt-and-pepper shakers that my son Asa made me, this one a few years ago. As you can see from this view of their tops, he made them of modelling clay formed around an already-existing set of plain ceramic shakers. I’ve asked Asa for an explanation of what he intended themContinue reading “All Nature Is But Art”

More Wooden Verse

Here’s another set of aboriginal stereotypes, drawn on pieces of wood with some of their bark still attached, and described in some even more wooden verse. ┬áThe usual markers, by now readily recognizable, are present: the hooked noses, the war bonnet, the headband, the braids. ┬áThe wooden poems, not so readily readable from the photos,Continue reading “More Wooden Verse”