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Concerning The Great Ship MOUR-DE-ZENCLE

Title: Concerning The Great Ship MOUR-DE-ZENCLE
Date: 2016
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: 12.75" x 6.25"
Edition Size: 20
Paper: Hahnemuhle Goethe White (18.25" x 11”)
Price: $650.00

“MOUR-DE-ZENCLE” is from Alfred Jarry’s "The Exploits and Opinions of Dr. Faustroll, Pataphysician," derived from the French language of the 16th century (think: Rabelais). “Mour” is “muzzle” or “horse muzzle”, or perhaps in modern terms, “automobile exhaust pipe”; “zencle” is “scythe”, that is: “capitalism”.
The wake of this ship is the desert called “Commonly Accepted Ideas”, unencumbered as it is by any intimation of thought or imagination.