This blog has been selected as number 66 in the Top 100 Philosophy Blog on Feedspot. Continue reading #66 in the Top 100 Philosophy Blog
Serge Alain Nitegeka (1983) paints and sculpts in the neoplastic tradition, applying black lines and the Mondrian tricolore in order to address sociopolitical problems such as migration and the politics of color. Continue reading Nitegeka: Formalism and Figuration in the Ode to Black Series
Throughout his oeuvre, Turgenev again and again returns to a Pascallian notion of absurdity, to which he responds not with the romantic catharsis of expression, but with immovable sufferance, as if he were some sort of thinking reed. Continue reading Pascallian Absurdism in Turgenev
You are witnessing the vivisection of a couch potato. Continue reading Sloth, Superfluity and Cognitive Dissonance in Goncharov’s Oblomov
Artists like Cy Twombly, Günther Förg and Jean-Michel Basquiat have used the scribble to their advantage, ravaging the meaning of art in the process. Why is it so powerful? What does the scribble have that the mere line and the square do not? Continue reading The Power of the Scribble
What is the relation between irony and metafiction, two of the most important characteristics of postmodern art? The irony of metafiction, I argue, is in the lucidity of the simulation. Continue reading Irony in the Concept of Metafiction
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