Archive for November 15, 2011

Depressed Superman

Posted in Art with tags , on November 15, 2011 by telescoper

It’s been a while since I posted anything in the box marked “Art”, but I’m inspired to do so now by a short piece in Sunday’s Observer about an artist who is quite new to me called Lora Zombie. It also kind of fits with a theme established by a recent post. The Observer piece about her series of Depressed Superheroes was in the print edition, but doesn’t seem to be available on the website – or if it is I couldn’t find it – but I found another blog article about it here. The pieces are made using acrylics on paper and there are four altogether. I think they’re really excellent. I particularly liked the rather effete and slightly Byronesque Depressed Superman:

You can order a limited edition print of this work here.