10 minutes | Apr 5, 2021

Mini Episode! How To Read a Dictionary

Welcome to another episode of the Bowie Book Club, where wild speculation and grasping for straws about Bowie’s favorite books has reigned supreme since 2016. This time we attemped to cobble together a plan to read Halls Dictionary Of Subjects And Symbols In Art by James A. Hall Subscribe! iTunes | RSS | Stitcher Follow us! (Not in a creepy way) Twitter Facebook Instagram Web Presence Our Bookshop Visit our lists on bookshop.org and help support the podcast (and independent bookstores too!) Stuff We Talked About Ok, here's the plan for reading through this crazy dictionary: Take a look at the 3 paintings below (selected in a completely scientific and statistically significant way) and make your guess as to the subject of the painting, using the dictionary as your guide. Greg and Kristianne will take a random walk through the dictionary, using elements of Francis Bacon's paintings as a starting point. If you need other stimuli, then we also mentioned: Dictionary of the Khazars The Greatest Video on the Internet, if you like Orson Welles, or even if you don't What's Up Next Join us here around about the 18th of April as we discuss our highly academic and rigorously researched findings! Can you guess the subject and/or title of these paintings?
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