Leda and The Swan

Louis Icart (French, 1888 -1950) – Leda and The Swan, 1934 (Etching and aquatint, varnished) – Why do we not acknowledge the phenomenon of black swans until after they occur? The hubris of predictions and our perpetual surprise when the not-predicted happens. We concentrate on things we already know but we fail to predict the impossible. The history of a thousand days that tell you nothing about what is to happen next…

Louis Icart - Leda and The Swan

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