Images of Loss – The Angelus, Millet

SAW faculty member Dan Stepp texts over a loss image, by Millet, The Angelus. Read a bit about it here. This is why I like to surround myself by people smarter than me: to help me through the world. Dan also recommends the book Pictures and Tears by James Elkins, which I’m ordering now. He also sends in Van Gogh’s Old Man in Sorrow  

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Images of Loss – Naoki Urusawa’s Pluto

From Megan Brennan: Hey Tom and Leela, There are many moments in Naoki Urusawa’s Pluto dealing with loss and sorrow (as well as robot fights! …and meditations about hate and love) but this sequence stood out to me just now, starting with this page: http://www.mangareader.net/126-6274-19/pluto/chapter-47.html For some (slightly weird sounding) context: the woman is a robot who has just lost her husband, and the man is a reimagining of Astro…

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Images of Loss

Images of Loss Andrea Tsurumi sends this in. I invite others to share. You can comment, but because we never figured out our spam filter, we have to moderate/approve them and that could be only once a day. Or you can email us at thesaw@sequentialartistsworkshop.org and we’ll post the relevant ones on this thread or elsewhere. Thanks, everyone ———————- Here’s an owl typed by our dear friend Maddie. Thank…

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Images of Loss- Calvin and Hobbes

From Robyn Chapman: I saw your post seeking images of loss. Perhaps this one has crossed your mind. And offering it up, I hope it doesn’t sound like I’m trivializing what you’re going through. Even as a pet owner and vegetarian for life, I would never say the death of an animal is the same as the death of a person. It’s the well-known, well-loved Calvin and Hobbes sequence…

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Shojo of Loss

I have been asking friends and colleagues for stories and images of loss. Here’s a note I received from a favorite student in NYC. Dear Tom, The story from A Drunken Dream is called Hanshin, of Half God.  You should read, if you haven’t, Apollo’s Song by Tezuka.  Also, if you decide to read Blackjack, many of the stories deal with these kinds of issues.  Ooshima Yumiko’s Banana Bread…

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