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Scene 17 – Egypt Rebels


This gag goes back to a sketch that Jeff had done over the summer during the first riots in Egypt.  We thought it was so funny that we had to ‘appropriate it’ for the video.  Here’s a shot of the set to give you scale.  We wish we had tacked on a picture from the other side so you could see how all of those little Egyptians were rigged up and pinned to that stick but alas, all you get is this…

Next – Scene 18 – Ghadafi

One response to “Scene 17 – Egypt Rebels”

  1. After the Great War, when Picasso moved away from cubism to a neoclassicism and then surrealism, Braque returned to what for him was unfinished business. In the monumental Musician of 1917/18 he combines the flat interlocking and overlapping geometric forms of 1909-11 period with the colour and legibility of the years 1912-14. The rectangular framing device surrounding the painted figure of the musician so emphatically emphasises its flatness that it is as if we were looking at a picture within a picture or a figure on a playing card.

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