Street Art in NYC – Tom Bob

(Taken from the Hyperallergic article)

“Animism — the belief that all creatures and objects are imbued with spirit — is pre-pagan, mythical, and, if translated into cartoons, endearing. Consider the charm, at once magical and comforting, of the singing flowers from Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, the stars of Władysław Starewicz’s stop- motion films (dead insects, toy puppies), and even Clippy, the divisive and now-defunct Microsoft Office assistant — say what you will, but he was bright-eyed and wholesome, and always knew when I was writing a letter.”

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