.Earlier this week we received an envelope from France with a pair of black and white 1971 Dead Bird Regard stamps - L'Oiseau Mort, after Greuze. With red obliteration.
In a world where everything's a sign, and a sign for something else as well, it seemed surely a pointer to Saturday (Cats vs Magpies : AFL Grand Final, MCG Melbourne).
CATS EAT BIRDS
Geelong cheer squad banner raised as Cats goal in the first minute
Cats celebrate at Kardinia Park. (Catman centre)
photo: Joe Armao/The AgeFinal score :
Geelong 18.11 (119) def. Collingwood 12.9 (81)
La jeune fille qui pleure son oiseau mort
painthing by Greuze
engraving by Gandon
stamp by France
The tears of a young Magpie barracker
translation by bLOGOS/HA HA
present regard by
A Person Looks At A Work Of Art/
someone looks at something ...