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Girard Limerick #1 (Revised): There once was an artist named Bill

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There once was an artist named Bill Whose magic elicited thrills.  He brushed an art full ala carte - spiced witty and titty or tatty and tart.   So his collectors applauded with farts.  Man with Moon (Oberon & Titania?) Oil on canvas. 5" x 6.5". Estate of A. Abramson. Artist: Bill Girard. Royal Oak, MI. 1940-2011 To learn more about the marvelous artist that inspired such such fervor, peruse my previous blog post,  Girard? Girard Who? ------------------------------------------------------- Master of Mud (aka artist) and former Center for Creative Studies (CCS), Detroit,  professor of art, Bill (William J.) Girard Jr., passed away in 2011. The website created to honor him is at  https://girardsvasari.com/ Copyright 2018 Glenn Scott Michaels All rights retained and reserved

Girard Limerick #2 (Revised): Girard found the key to his art in the Attic

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Girard found the key to his art in the Attic. But his Greece made art police manic.  As detractors cried “Cataclysm!” He smothered their tears in art jism With a tail so tall, today it's famed as  "his panic." Mixed Media Sketch. Artist: William Girard . Royal Oak, MI. 1940 -2011.  * The allusion is to Attic Greek culture. Roughly contemporaneous with the early classic Greek period 500 to 250 BCE. To learn more about the marvelous artist that inspired such such fervor, peruse my previous blog post,  Girard? Girard Who? ------------------------------------------------------- Master of Mud (aka artist) and former Center for Creative Studies (CCS), Detroit,  professor of art, Bill (William J.) Girard Jr., passed away in 2011. The website created to honor him is at  https://girardsvasari.com/ Copyright 2018 Glenn Scott Michaels All rights retained and reserved