Artwork #30

Windows To The Soul: The Atlas Moth

by Flip Solomon, Council District 9

Framed archival print (from original pen and ink), 2017

Courtesy of the Artist

flipsolomon.com


The Atlas Moth is the first moth I ever fell in love with. It is very large in size and has huge wings in comparison with its small body. It has very pronounced snake-head wingtips to scare away predators and white transparent 'windows' on its wings whose utility, if any, remains a mystery.