Meaning: "Rule By Schizophrenic Ostriches". Derived from the word; "Ostrich", the prefix; "Schizo", and the suffix; "cracy".
Ostrischizocracy was the first of the four compositions to be made. In some respects it is the simplest, but in other respects it is the most comical of the four paintings. It sets the stage with a number of motifs that are used throughout the paintings: Roman bathes, unconscious women, androgynous prophets with empty books, and therianthropic hybrids of humans and birds. Look carefully at the series and you will find these motifs repeated and varied in a number of instances in the artwork.
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