Description of the artwork «Beetle»
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Encyclopedia of Symbols
Winged and creepy-crawly creatures
It may seem that the world of insects deliberately offers itself as a pack of allegories. Moths, after a series of transformations, hasten towards the sun, beetles dig into the soil, spiders spin cobwebs… Man has always admired, feared, and watched closely his cohabitants on the planet, imputing imaginary merits and faults to them. Agile insects have ‘taken on’ a lot of masks, sneaked into a lot…