Category Archives: Museum of Joy

Museum of Joy: Spirit of Waters

Redon_spirit-watersOdilon Redon, Guardian Spirit of the Waters, 1878

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Museum of Joy: Sylvia danced with Scissors

plath4 collageCollage by Sylvia Plath

Museum of Joy: Feast of Guadalupe (2)

guadalupe tattoo

December 12 is the Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

Museum of Joy: Feast of Guadalupe

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Today is the Feast of the Apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

Museum of Joy: The Isolator

Gernsback Isolator

Hugo Gernsback, 1884-1967, founded the first science fiction pulp magazine, Amazing Stories. The Hugos, awarded annually to writers and artists at the World Science Fiction Convention, are named after him. He was a bad writer, according to Hugo Award winning writers, and as publisher, was known for not paying his writers. The flavor of his inventive genius can be judged by the above.

Museum of Joy: Stained Hares

stained glass tinners rabbits

Tinners’ Rabbits, Church of the Holy Trinity, Long Melford, Sulfolk, England

Museum of Joy: Loplop by Ernst

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Max Ernst, L’Ange du Foyer (The Angel of the Hearth)