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Does this icon suck or not.

I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte

mucha mosaic

Does this icon suck or not.

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mucha mosaic
I can't honestly decide.
  • looks like cupid with a backpack.

    • hmmmn. It's the statue of Eros in Piccadilly Circus, so... ;) the wings were joined curiously by the sculptor- they joined all along the first bone of the wing up the figure's back, rather than leaving that free to allow a proper winged motion. What you're looking at and reading as a backpack is the off-by-90-degrees feathers.

  • I think there's a miniature donkey on his back. Quite possibly a talking miniature donkey.
  • hi, eros!

    Looks like those of us who recognize the boy go , "hey, yeah!" and others go "huh?"

    • Well, for what it's worth, I recognized the boy. And he still has a miniature donkey on his back.
      • I think what you're seeing is this:
        the wings were joined curiously by the sculptor- they joined all along the first bone of the wing up the figure's back, rather than leaving that free to allow a proper winged motion. What you're looking at and reading as a backpack is the off-by-90-degrees feathers.
        They're fixed more like butterfly wings than bird wings. It's strange.
  • I don't know. I'm still trying to figure out what the hell it is.
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