... discrepancy is never there where expected. Never satisfied with trotting out or repeating an idea. This image is not defined "in relation" to or "against". This image exist interstitially. In oblique. Free of contraints. There is nothing to get. Nothing pretentious about it. This is why it is powerfull and disturbing. It is a new way to communicate. Does it make sense ?
genius is an overstatement -- but i dig the immediate impact it has (everytime i see the thumbnail, my knee jerk reaction is to take a closer look-, the feeling of scribbling in a magazine evokes lots of memories of me doing the same, drawing in band logos, etc., but most importantly, i just think the lettering is incredible. it works for me. nothing more complicated than that.
OK, how about this. Humor me and pretend like we are "intellectual equals" and discuss what makes this piece sooo great that everybody is getting juicy in the shorts over it.
I'm not trying to start crap here. I'm just trying to see what is soo appealing and "fantastic" and seems to make such an impact on soo many of you, when to me it looks like something that a two year old could do.
What makes you guys think this is sooo genius?
Explain that to me please.