Fiend Without a Face - ‘58
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GREAT SLOTH BEAST
Literally, “great beast”
Megatherium was the largest of the ground sloths, and although apparently very awkward and slow-witted, his great size and strength protected him from the large meat-eaters of his time. He lived during the Pleistocene epoch which began 1 million years ago.
Thunderbeast Park - Hiway 97 - Chiloquin, Ore.
Twelfth journey. Descent of the balloon Jean-Bart into the Seine, near Jumièges.
A Tissandier, from Histoire de mes ascensions (Story of my balloon ascents), by Gaston Tissandier, Paris, 1880.
“J’Aime la Couleur (I Like Color)”
Jacob van Loon
Pieces in the Shaeffer series combine collage and painting with an emphasis on aesthetic uniformity amongst stand-alone designs. Figures are removed from photos and placed into a blank, dimensionless frame, and begin a new dialogue with the introduction of wet media.
- Jacob van Loon