Thursday, 31 July 2014

Let's Not Even Talk About the Blue

It is literally impossible to say what the worst part of this is:

That being said:





Thursday, 24 July 2014

Who told you guys about the size?

The thing is, the world would undoubtedly be a better place if we had house cat sized lions hanging about under our chairs.

At the Ashmolean, Oxford

So in that sense, is this really a "bad" lion, or is it just a vision of utopia? (That's what we call philosophizing).*

*Important note: I am not a philosopher.

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Pile of Mush or Lion: The Eternal Guessing Game

In keeping this blog, I've developed a truly terrible super power*. I can spot a bad lion from a hundred yards away.

Case in point:

 I basically shouted "is that a lion??" across the whole museum. Even through thousands of years of wear and tear and utter crapness, I can still spot a lion-like shape. SUPERPOWER

*I'm the X-Man who always has to stay at home, along with the kid who makes sparkly lights and the guy who speaks some languages.

Thursday, 10 July 2014

It Would be Cool if Lions Could Do This, Though

You're right, medieval artist. Big cats, small performing monkeys, they're all basically the same. Mammals are mammals, amirite?

Thursday, 3 July 2014

The Past's So Bright, I Have to Wear Shades

Todays' submission comes with the explanation: "this is from a future exhibition on colours in the Classical period."  

Which explains the blue, but not ... everything else.

Thanks for the submission, Maria!