John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

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Art on Sunday: Red Cow with Black Head

Alexander Calder (1898 – 1976)
Red Cow with Black Head, 1971
sheet metal
Calder, Red Cow with Black Head
National Gallery of Art, Washington

I've got cows on my mind tonight; tomorrow I have an interview for a job in an office that deals with Johne's disease, an infectious disease that affects the small intestine of ruminants. This is a good opportunity for me, because up to this point the only disease affecting cattle I knew anything about was bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and it might not otherwise have occurred to me to read up on Johne's.

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