Astral Snake
Monday, November 28, 2011 at 10:19AM
[chuck] in Anselm Kiefer, Art, Astral Snake, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Anselm Kiefer's beautiful Astral Snake at the Metropolitan Museum of Art reminds me a lot of this. Something very powerful about celestial snakes, whether hanging from the ceiling of a zoo or represented by torn and pasted photographs in an art museum. Perhaps related to the ancient symbol of the Ouroboros

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