December 25th, 2007
Speaking of Rapa Nui, seven collages (mostly cutout illustrations from 19th century French pulp) by Max Ernst from his 1934 pictorial novel, Une semaine de bonté (A Week of Kindness or The Seven Deadly Elements).
Sunday, element of mud (p10).
Monday, element of water (p63).
Tuesday, element of fire (p84).
Wednesday, element of blood (p119).
Thursday, element of blackness (p170).
Friday, element of sight (p181).
Saturday, unknown element (p207).
“And I object to the love of ready-made images in place of images to be made” (Paul Eluard, Comme deux gouttes d’eau, epigraph p180).