Isn’t this pretty interesting?
Zojoji Temple in Shiba by prominent Japanese artist Kawase Hasui
Juxtaposition of mistletoe is a little jarring to me. And what’s with the MC insignia – is it the roman numerals (MMXII) for 2012 superimposed? No. Dan Brown’s whole spear-chalice idea springs to mind. I bet the Freemasons rule MoMA anyways.
The original was auctioned at Christie’s for $6,875, and looks like this:
What’s very cool about this is that WordPress (web-based) has snow drifting across the screen as I type this, so this post feels very much alive. Thanks to Alice’s ModMet for the starting point.