Category: sincerest form of flattery

American Gothic, the original by Grant Wood (l) and the Bugs Bunny version by Chuck Jones ®.

Top: Paul Klee in his studio, circa 1922. “A line is a dot out for a walk.”

2nd from top: “Senecio” oil on canvas, 1922, by Paul Klee

3rd from top: Chuck Jones in his home studio, circa 1960. “The Dot and the Line”, Academy Award-winning short film, 1965, directed and produced by Chuck Jones

4th from top: “Portrait de Cochon” After Klee, 1989, by Chuck Jones. Hand-pulled lithograph based on his original oil painting.  “Klee next issue.” (Get it?)