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Image of the Day: A Crash of Cubist Rhinoceroses

Is any other animal on the planet as ripe for a cubist rendering (or parody for that matter) than a rhinoceros?  Although Chuck Jones was not one (a Cubist, per se, although his non-animation art in the late 1950s and early 1960s utilized his keen sense of the geometry of life,) he saw the possibilities when visiting a local zoo.  Forthwith, we present two sketches by Chuck Jones, (graphite on 12 field animation paper) that clearly exhibit his delightful sense of the absurdities of life on this world:

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