.In the latest edition of The Monthly, a bookmark.
Advertisement for an exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria
Gustave Moreau and the Eternal Feminine.
The headline on this bookmark, above Moreau's head of Salome :
"Bring me the head of John the Baptist"
And on the other side :
From Salome to sirens, be seduced by the femmes fatales of Gustave Moreau
Flicking through the weekend papers...
this intriguing image in The Australian, to accompany (with little relevance) a P.J. O'Rourke article about politeness.
Bring me the head of Francis Bacon
as decapipicted by Lucien Freud
One of the bLOGOS/HA HA tags is The Golden Guillotine
This refers specifically, but not exclusively, to the fine art practice of placing a golden frame around an image. An alluring bait... look in there... SNAP!
Bring me the head of the viewer
Those gloves! I recognise those gloves!!
Too late, the white-gloved handler realises the golden guillotine has him, too, in its deadly frame.
Bring me the head of ...
A Person Looks At A Work Of Art/
someone looks at something ...