Thursday, March 15, 2012


You buttered your bread. Now sleep in it!
~ Jiminy Cricket

The Adventures of Pinocchio was written by Carlo Collodi in 1883. The character of Pinocchio, a puppet whose nose grows whenever he tells a lie, has inspired many artists.

Pinocchio at Night in Rome
photo by the wolf

Pinocchio in Trouble, Tuscany, Italy
photo by Loungerie

Buratino (Pinocchio)
by Chrisy Jewell

Pinocchio and Gepetto

The Strange and Terrible True Tale of Pinocchio (the Wooden Boy) As Told By Frankenstein’s Monster (the Wretched Creature)
opening @ Neo-Futurarium

Film homage, 1940's, Walt Disney, "Pinocchio"
by David Lee Guss

Pinocchio holds the key
Pushcha-Voditsa, Kiev City, Ukraine
photo by Matt Shalvatis


* Pinocchio history from The University of Chicago Magazine
* The text of Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi on Project Gutenberg
* The Pinocchio paradox

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