The yellow pages are open to "Funeral -- Funeral Homes and Directors" in the large glossy color photograph. In them, David Funeral Directors offers "Burial/Cremation in the manner of times gone by " Yikes. Times how far "gone by"? Do they throw carcasses to packs of wild dogs outside the city walls? Maybe they use funeral pyres? A big color display ad on the same page advertises "Houston's Best Value $3,995.00 Funeral Plan!" The viewer can ponder the significance of the exclamation point while reading that the plan includes a "20-Gauge Steel Protective Casket (Choice of Colors)" as well as such extras as "Embalming," "Hair Dressing" and... More >>>
Courtesy of Inman Gallery
Art within art: Jim Richard's Dark Landing
depicts flailing abstract sculptures.