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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 11/3/2018

Strange humor in Lucas Blalock's 'A Grocer's Orgy'

Featured image is reproduced from Primary Information's enigmatic and strangely funny new artist's book by Lucas Blalock. The title, A Grocer's Orgy, comes from Baudelaire’s The Painter of Modern Life, in which the author writes of “The Dandy” that “these beings have no other calling but to cultivate the idea of beauty in their persons, to satisfy their passions, to feel and to think. They thus possess a vast abundance both of time and money, without which fantasy, reduced to a state of passing reverie, can hardly be translated into action. It is sad but only too true that without the money and the leisure, love is incapable of rising above a grocer’s orgy or the accomplishment of a conjugal duty.”

Lucas Blalock: A Grocer's Orgy

Lucas Blalock: A Grocer's Orgy

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Pbk, 7.25 x 9.25 in. / 140 pgs / 146 color.

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