A man’s face in the Kleenex? Grant Wood?

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I have a habit of seeing things that may or may not be there … visual references to art seem to come up on a regular basis. Like the time I saw a Notre Dame gargoyle in a messed-up hard-boiled egg … or Hokusai’s famous “Wave” print on the sidewalk … now I’m seeing a […]

Architectural detail: broken glass as pigeon deterrent?

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I was walking down Pirates Alley (next to the St. Louis Cathedral) in New Orleans when I noticed this unusual architectural detail (see below). My attention was initially grabbed by the bright colors and the unusual slant of the board running across the top of the door (below left), but then I noticed something jagged […]