My First Art


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From We Go To The Gallery, a limited edition artworkby Miriam Elia, who sez:

‘We Go to the Gallery’ is the first in a series of Dung Beetle Learning books designed to make scary subjects approachable for the under 5s. Printed in bold colours and written in a clear and cheerful tone, each book will drag families into the darker recesses of the collective unconscious, for their broader cultural benefit.

For just as the humble dung beetle gathers faeces from the forest floor in which to lay its eggs, the child also lays its ‘eggs of knowledge’ in the turd of its own mind.

All righty then.


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27 thoughts on “My First Art

    1. bobby g

      literally anything off centre that goes up the ‘sheet gets blasted as hipster this, hipster that.

      1. munkifisht

        True, hipsters sound feckin great in fairness, wonderfully creative unlike the typical troglodyte droogs ye find lying around the place wearing beige.

        1. Domestos

          I try. Actually, that reminds me (with the actually reminder now self-edited out), true story by the way.

          There was a guy working in the children’s section of a bookshop in Dublin a few years back when a mother and her teenage daughter walked up to the counter. Trying to instil a bit of responsibility into the child, the mother prompted the girl to ask the guy what she was looking for.
          -Do you have “Little Women”? the girl asked.
          -Hmmmm. Occasionally…

  1. Llareggub

    “Only venture capitalists can play with this balloon”. Cue picture of Denis O’Brien holding his red balloon.

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