Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do...

viernes, 23 de diciembre de 2011

The White Butterfly Hunt

Thirty-three Little Girls Set out for the White Butterfly Hunt (1958)

At the junction of two signs, 
One for a school of herrings and the other for a school of crystals
Thirty-three little girls set out for the white butterfly hunt,
The blind dance in the night,
Princess sleep badly and the black crow is to speak.

Max Ernst

Source: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, MadridNº INV. 537 (1971.8)

And I suddenly realised that everything was completely lacking sense.

There was something about this painting. It suddenly completed me. Now I'm falling apart.

'Stuff and nonsense!' said Alice loudly. 'The idea of having the sentence first!'

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