lexlingua: (Macabre)


My earliest memory of apocalyptic references is from the movies The Omen and The Seventh Sign *rolls eyes* and I remember a heated discussion at the locker rooms/ near the water cooler about the grave signals that apocalypse is imminent. Unlike Buffy, however, I could not shrug it off with an irreverent: "If the apocalypse comes, beep me." Ten years later, I saw the book "Picturing the Apocalypse" on Net Galley, and as I am interested in art, especially books which dissect art, I requested an ARC.
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lexlingua: (Reading)
This picture describes Books for booklovers all over the world, and can be found at Demotivation.

Books, they have addled her brain.

But it appears that Demotivation lifted this image from the original work of a Russian artist, Anastasia Gorbunov. Gorbunov had submitted her art for a contest to incentivize book-reading. The slogan for her poster was: "Reading isn't dangerous. Not reading is." Apparently, Demotivation changed it to "Books: That is exactly how they work."

I am not sure if Demotivation edited her work without her permission. There is no resource on the web where I can find her portfolio or any news of copyright infringment. I found these claims over at Lightly Seared and MadArtLab.

Meanwhile, I hope Gorbunov has other art up her sleeve-- with watermarks, of course-- so the rest of us can look and sigh with wonder.


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