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Gus Arriola’s GORDO

Here is another wonderful example of Gus Arriola’s exploration of scale through the philosophical spider in the Gordo comic strip!  Arriola signed this (undated) comic strip as ‘WILLY D’WISP’. Note:  For earlier example, please check out blog entry on 2/25/11.

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Exploration of scale in Gus Arriola’s Gordo

Lucia Eames fondly remembers the wonder and delight in the brilliant Gus Arriola’s Gordo which was a favorite comic strip in the local St. Louis newspaper that she read daily with her father, Charles Eames.  The comic strip was later included in Charles & Ray Eames’ film,  The Fabulous Fifties. In 1970, Arriola explored scale [...]

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