Gerrit Dou (Leiden, 1613 - 1675); The Physician, 1653; oil on panel, 37 x 49.3 cm; Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Mushroom Primer, 2013, pen & ink.
A 12-page zine/booklet, featuring a big diagram on the center spread. Print-your-own*, or, if you know me in real life, I’ll print you one on request ($2 apiece).
*Make sure to trick your printer into not cutting off the borders (like in the second picture down).
Electronic music pioneers
Wendy Carlos, Suzanne Ciani, Delia Derbyshire, Brian Eno
The now-extinct aspidochelone (“asp turtle”).
Just as heedless man mistakes the creature for an island and is thus pulled inexorably to his doom, so too are sinners lured by the guile of the Devil into the fathomless depths.
Two Fishermen on a Sea Creature (detail), about 1270, Unknown illuminator. The J. Paul Getty Museum