• The madness of crowds - and, Mort Noire

    11 days ago - By Paintings Day by Day

    Mort Noire, an original woodblock print 14" X 32" , unframed

    There is a long-standing myth, that says lemmings have a tendency to commit mass suicide. Modern studies have proven that myth to be false, despite the on-going efforts at reinforcing that myth, by such distorted film making as the old Disney studio's, wild-life movie about the Arctic.
    In that supposedly true-life, animal film, the production crew gathered lemmings and tossed them over a cliff, in order to film them falling, as if they had herded there en-mass, and were then busily hurling themselves to their deaths in the...
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