Friday, May 15, 2009

A Pictorial Peccadillo From The Cannibal's Cookbook

Fig. 1. James Ensor - The Banquet of the Starved, 1915

'We need ... to grasp both sides of the paradox of the image: that is it alive - but also dead; powerful - but also weak; meaningful - but also meaningless.'

W. J. T. Mitchell