Thursday, March 26, 2020

Damien Kempf

From medieval tapestries, we know that slingers were capable of hitting birds in flight. They were incredibly accurate.
~Malcolm Gladwell

I read the above quote in the middle of the night (insomnia!) and I first thought he was talking about "singers." I sat there for a minute trying to figure out how that would work, and then I realized it was "slingers." ha!

For Art Thursday, medieval art as interpreted by Damien Kempf:

Ready for work

Enjoying my social media break

We all need a little cuteness in our lives
img from Bosch, Saints Triptych

I am writing

Love [BnF, Fr. 166, 15th c.]

Monday morning

Monday morning is from Noah’s Ark, [John Rylands, MS. Lat. 8, 12th c.]

A bonus:


HWY said...
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Pop said...

I guess if singers could hit really, really high notes? :-)

Very humorous medieval art "commentary"...thought "Monday Morning" quite appropriate.

And the video about the snails was fascinating.

Mary Lee said...

Love this. Waving from "the margins" where I'm making art!

(Side note -- I doodled snails a LOT in high school, but not as social commentary. They are fun to draw! Now I might be adding them to the margins of my notebook with more intention...)

Author Amok said...

Thanks for the knights and snails video!