Posts by Marc Abrahams:

Visions of Pork Production, on French Belle Époque Pig Postcards

Amidst the vastness of a study on old French pig postcards, there is an image from a once-famous, now-somewhat-neglected way to teach drawing. The pig postcard study is: “Visions of Pork Production, Past and Future, on French Belle Époque Pig Postcards,” Michael D. Garval, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, vol. 14, no. 1, Spring 2015. The drawing […]

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A new book echoes and explores some of the the perplexities that were honored, some years ago, with an Ig Nobel Literature Prize. The new book is called Index, A History of the. Dennis Duncan wrote it. (And here’s a review in the Globe and Mail.) The 2007 Ig Nobel Literature Prize was awarded to […]