Scott Moore

Some time ago, I used this picture to illustrate a post here:

Grocery Checkers, by Scott Moore

Grocery Checkers, by Scott Moore

Scott Moore has been working in this vein for some time.  For example:

High Bread

High Bread

 The one below makes me think of our habit as English speakers of using words which originally referred to fields of study, to refer to the subject matter of those fields.  So instead of “where it is,” we say “geography”; instead of “what happened,” we say “history,” etc:

Travel Around the Globe

Travel Around the Globe

 This one is like those Escher prints where you can’t tell where the picture starts and the picture within the picture leaves off:

Let's go fishing

Let's go fishing

The title of this one tells the story:

Still at the office

Still at the office

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2 Comments

  1. cymast

     /  April 28, 2009

    Oh . . now I get it! “OFICE”- clever.

  2. acilius

     /  April 28, 2009

    Moore’s paintings can be a little cheesy, especially if you see a bunch of them all at once. But I have a soft spot in my head for them.

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