You may have thought Hieronymus Bosch’s “The Garden of Earthly Delights” could not get any more trippy, but researchers have developed new software that proves that yes, the Netherlandish painter’s baffling triptych just needs a little bit of code to become a complete mind-bender.
While looking at Sophie Hirsch’s solo show Autokorrekt at Brooklyn’s Signal gallery last weekend, I got an acute pang of pareidolia from two pieces made from molds of peeled pomegranate fruit.
Everett Kane and I got inspired to revisit the “Tree-Man” in the “Hell” panel of Hieronymus Bosch’s “Garden of Earthly Delights,” whom some people claim is a self-portrait.
As one of the most common mammals on our planet, the diminutive mouse has been scurrying its way into art for centuries. The rodent has now finally received its own art compendium with Lorna Owen’s Mouse Muse: The Mouse in Art, out next week from Monacelli Press.
Have you ever noticed the musical notes tattooed on some unfortunate soul in Hieronymus Bosch’s “The Garden of Earthly Delights”?
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A group of enterprising Oxford musicologists have endeavored to recreate the musical instruments found in the Bosch’s famed 16th century painting “The Garden of Earthly Delights,” a painting that’s well known for its unreality. Conclusion? “Whatever Bosch’s painting depicts, it’s not possible to play a flute with your bottom.”