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• • • Being a journal by artist and designer John Coulthart, cataloguing interests, obsessions and passing enthusiasms.


 

The world of dreams

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El mundo al revés, a piece of folk surrealism from 19th century Spain. The sun and moon live under the earth, animals torment humans and fish fly through the air.

 


 

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  1. #1 posted by pe-jota

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    This is an “Auca” is a leaf of paper divided in emblems, which represent a finished history and have explanatory phrases at the foot of every picture. They are a form of traditional expression of the Catalán literature.

  2. #2 posted by John

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    Ah, thanks. I’d noticed that they’re all numbered and so obviously follow one from the other.

 


 

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