Penguin and Bomb
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Thomas Brodhead – American, born 1968 – Penguin and Bomb –2011 – acrylic on mounted wood panel – 24" x 24" x 2" (60.96cm x 60.96cm x 5.08cm)
Nothing captures the essence of the Christmas season quite like a flightless bird and a weapon of mass destruction. Those who are bitter over the notion of Original Sin will take comfort at the sight of this portrayal of holiday mayhem, a perfect antidote to the season in which we purposely (and festively) bring poisonous plants into our homes.