Son of Snowman

Today’s Rhymes With Orange takes another swipe at Magritte’s The Son of Man:

This is mildly entertaining as a joke about some kid who makes weird, non-standard snowmen. But for it to fully work you need to know that Magritte was a surrealist painter, the creator of The Son of Man (crucially featuring the bowler hat and the green apple):


(There’s a long series of postings on this blog about Magritte and parodies of his works.)

Hilary Price has been down the Son of Man road before in Rhymes:

  (#3) From a 7/19/12 posting with this cartoon, the original, and some other parodies of it

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