Somali Pirates Think Like Marc Chagall

Is life imitating art in Puntland? For example, these Somali pirates can play life:

Suspected Somali pirates appear behind bars of a court in Yemen's southern port city of Aden. Worldwide piracy figures have reached a five-year low, according to the International Maritime Bureau.

Suspected Somali pirates appear behind bars of a court in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden. Worldwide piracy figures have reached a five-year low, according to the International Maritime Bureau.

And Marc Chagall’s America Windows will play our art:

Marc Chagall French, born Vitebsk, Russia (present-day Belarus), 1887–1985 America Windows,

Marc Chagall French, born Vitebsk, Russia (present-day Belarus), 1887–1985 America Windows.

Not quite, but close. My favorite Chagall story is that he wrote checks to everyone, figuring no one would cash them due to his signature.

3 thoughts on “Somali Pirates Think Like Marc Chagall

  1. After reading the inset on this artwork, I see the similarity in appearance but hardly a connection with these topics…it would seem Mr. Chagell had a highly inflated opinion of himself prior to his departure from this earthly existence …perhaps that is the opinion of those incarcerated Somali pirates as well…interesting but hardly conclusive….k

  2. The only thing missing behind the bars is a hungry lion…

    Yours Aye.

  3. Kris: Work with me, Shipmate. The similarities are merely cosmetic. The colors are similar.
    EB: You got a spare lion hanging around? I think they could use one.

Comments are closed.