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Smitten II


some fellside agitprop? [I was looking for this photo last night, and couldn’t find it: Sheep on the Move, by lundulph] Advertisements



… with the idea of proto-constructivist agit-prop on the fells, stray Herdwicks limning quasi-Malevichs, near-Mondrians, organised by eager sheepdog commissars. Kurt Schwitters perhaps nearby, appreciating this rural echo of the vanished hopes of Weimar modernism. Smit Marks: “The smit mark is a bold stroke or pop, spot, or other coloured mark on the sheep’s body, […]