Take a look! There’s a comic on the world wide web despite Tony keeping tabs on things while Wes kicked back.
i think this comic represents the idealized notions society places on pictures… of ducks on grass
Epic hidden comic. 8D.
But.. the Duck has teeth. So it’s a metaphor on how modern society requires treats far beyond our normal grasp….
I think that the webed feet represent the constant struggle between good and evil.
Oh, I see that now. Silly me, I thought that it was between thrust and drag. Huh.
read only the top half of each panel… it has a garfield minus garfield feel to it
Featuring Louis C.K. as Harold.
hahaha that is TOTALLY Louis C.K.
So I wasn’t the only one to have that come to mind immediately.
I’ll second that! I was about to post a similar comment had my search in the page for “c.k.” returned a null result.
This Comics + Hidden Comic, like I said a few comics before & I repeat once again – you two misters…. are … are … are GENIUSES! :’)
It’s like the mister ed theme song – “A Horse is a horse, of course, and IF YOU READ INTO MORE THAN THAT YOU’RE AN IDIOT.”
But as you know Mr. Ed is a Palamino, and not an Arabian horse. A Destrier is right out.
That’s a really nice frame. I think it represents the culture around ducks.
PAINTINGS DO NOT WORK THAT WAY
Sure they do. They are a means to an end, ie: need to eat.
Hmmmmm I think the painting represents how the capitalist system is turning us all into cannibles in order to gain more than the next guy (hence the teeth)
First time i’ve commented, but I love it… LOVE IT
I think the underlying metaphor is that pretentious art snobs need to get a grip (and a life).
On cracked.com there was an article about the most useless jobs in the world and an art critic was in there along with wine tasters. 🙂
Its just so dependent on a lot of personal things and opinions.
Wow… those bloggers sure shut them up!
Mmm, I dunno. I actually think there can be a lot of enjoyment to be had out of interpreting paintings and books. Sometimes that’s what the artist intends! I make a lot of my pictures pretentiously symbolic just for the fun of thinking, and because my favorite thing in artwork is for it to evoke introspection and emotion.
I recognize that some people take it too far, and that this comic is making fun of those people. But there’s also value to be found in doing more than skimming the surface of something – even if it’s not deeply symbolic after all, it’s always a fun exercise in extended thought. :]
The sad, toothy duck made me laugh, though.
yeah artist take it way to far sometimes. some of the art I see looks like what I can do smashed or what my girlfriends 5 year old can draw
Your girlfriend is 5 years old? Well done, sir!
this is awsome, i only my life and viewing of things could be such as harold.
This may be my favorite one yet. Long time reader, first time commentor. Love you work, and this just made my crappy day awesome
Haraold is a true genius
I would like him to be the Kaiser of the world!!
HAIL KAISER HAROLD
I think in a lot of cases the artist and Harold are probably more on the same page than all the people trying to interpret the picture!
Does anyone remember that ad? It was for IBM or maybe some bank. It has these two suits talking about something and the janitor comes by and says, “It looks like a horrrse to me.” (he pronounces horse that way with the r’s)
How could you people even tell that it is a duck?
I mean really?
WOW you people must be good at paintings!
no matter how much I flip my monitor, I still can’t see the duck in it
it’s super hot ~ everything is melting! thanks Dali and ASP for that waaah >.<
I blame liberal arts degrees.
That duck would make for an epic shirt! Want want want…
This comic represents my 4 years at art school.
Ha, the last guy looks like Louis C.K. Which is great because I feel like this is something’s he’d say in the same situation.
Yep… it’s a duck…. sometimes we just can’t see what’s in front of you
Did anyone notice that this comic was guest starring Louis C.K?
And isn’t it interesting that the duck is the only one with pupils?
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