When I first saw this painting, I looked at the extreme right of it, where the man’s body is partially transparent and you can see a woman through him. Then I looked at the extreme left, where the family is. I think it took a good 20 seconds before I noticed the actual subject of the painting. I thought this painting was partially famous, but I can’t find any references to its title. Maybe I should’ve written the title or the artist’s name down, since I probably got a word or two in the title wrong and that’s messing up my Googling.
I start the job today. It will be interesting. There’s a 2-hour orientation meeting for all the new employees. I wonder what that consists of. Maybe we’ll all be team-building synergistic matrix empowered valued ethnically diverse tiger team Myers-Briggs member associates at the end of it. Alex gave me some advice about what to do and what not to do—basically common sense there.
A larger version of the photo for those who want a better look at it.