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Out Of Joint
Reviewed by: Angus Wolfe Murray
Here we go again into the land you wish to forget. Dysfunctional marriage. An angry man, a fluttery expectant woman.
He has driven himself insane. Or is that the way of it? Rage on tap?
She waits in the bedroom, hearing his row through the wall. He tries on a nose photograph and looks at himself in the bathroom mirror. Is he attempting to impress her, or affect a disguise?
Animation escapes the confines of tradition until the shape of a man is the contour of a line. There is something basic, acute and very clever about this fractuous statement on the illusion of marital harmony.
Drawings like these confound Darwin's theory of evolution.Reviewed on: 12 Feb 2004