Monday, March 27, 2006

When Corneille goes shopping...


Here is another victim of Paris demonstrations! But this time it's pretty funny. It's actually a statue of Pierre Corneille - a famous French tragedy writer - located not far from La Sorbonne university on which the students put a shopping cart. A bit silly, of course, but no dammage nor harm made. Update: Ham, from London Daily Photo just reminded me that it could also be... art.

31 comments:

  1. lol, c'est un geste intéressant, le contraste est saisissant

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  2. Ah, haven't we all done something like this in our lives? ;)

    Great photo!

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  3. Une cage (de notre société de consommation) pour que ce brave Corneille ne s'envole pas ??
    "Ouvrez, ouvrez la cage aux oiseaux..."

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  4. Excellent shot!!! I love it! "When Corneille goes shopping..." hahaha!!! Very funny, Eric, ROLF!!! Thank you, Ham, I like your version, as well :)

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  5. hahha sad but funny. I guess he must be the one who suffered the most during this demonstrations!!

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  6. approprite use of black and white, Eric, thanks.

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  7. Great picture, Eric!
    That's sooo funny :)

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  8. Les palmes dont je vois ta tête si couverte
    Semblent porter écrit le destin de ma perte.

    Le Cid
    Acte 2 scéne 2

    Great pic as usual...

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  9. Art! Oh my. That's funny, but most of what people consider art these days I'd have to disagree with.

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  10. O rage ! O désespoir ! O vieillesse ennemie !
    N'ais-je donc tant vécu que pour cette infamie ?

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  11. Great photo, Eric, it's good that you captured it! And the Wiki one is funny too!

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  12. Pierre "O Rage, O Desespoir..."

    Wilf James: "Protection against .."

    You guys are too funny! :)

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  13. It is good there was no damage done. Other wise it would have been a tragedy.

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  14. great photo...over here, it's usually a traffic cone. am quite impressed they got a shopping trolley on like that!

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  15. Eric,thats like every statue in every town in Britain after a Saturday night!
    Great photo.

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  16. Si on fait abstraction des manifestations, la situation est en effet vraiment burlesque.

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  17. tiens je l'ai vu en vrai..ça rends même mieux en photo !
    (bravo pour ce fantastique blog)

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  18. rigolo! = art!
    l art de la demonstration! un tragedie!

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  19. Great Blog. I'll bookmark it.

    Sincerely,
    Shopping Hannah
    gifts

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