En attendant les barbares

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Images from the on going extensive renovation of the Royal Museum for Central Africa, in Tervuren Belgium.

According to RMCA‘s website, their collection includes 10,000,000 animals from Aftica’s wildlife.

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Leopold‘s  RMCA museum building closed its doors on 1 December 2013 for an extensive renovation and will reopen to the public in mid-2017.

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En attendant les barbares poem by Constantin Cavafis (en/fr/gr) here

Dead Games / Jan Weenix

Jan Weenix, Dead Birds and Hunting EquipmentDead Birds and Hunting Equipment in a Landscape (source)

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Still lifes and dead games by Dutch painter Jan Weenix  or Joannis Wenix (b 1639, 1643– d 1719), known for his hunting scenes.

 

Inconspicuous / Glenn Jones

Inconspicuous by Glenn Jones

Inconspicuous from Auckland based designer and Illustrator Glenn Jones.

Darty / Chris LaBrooy

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Poster campaign for Darty, France, by illustrator Chris LaBrooy (prv. seen here) and studio Zeitguised (prv seen here).

Salesman

Salesman, digital chromogenic print, by Canadian photographer Alex Kisilevich

Bear

Bear art trophy, made of old book images, by artist Chris Jones at Marc Straus gallery.

When I grow up I’m gonna be a deer hunter

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Deer Hunter Redux ring by designer Duann Scott from the series “Bits to Atoms“, a range of bespoke 3D printed jewelry for men.

Trophy hunting

Monstrous mounted animal trophy heads created by Nemo Gould made from gadgets and other objects to be found “running wild” in any average household.
Found here.