Acting-Out Politics

Weblog opens discussion about the psychology of Bushmerican style of behavior.

The Three Aspects Of Brutalization Of The Human Race – Social, Psycho-biological And Technological Epstein’s “Rock Drill” was perceived as a celebration of modern machinery and masculine virility… In 1940, however, recalling the horror of the 1914 – 1918 war in the context of the WWII, Epstein reinterpreted the sculpture much more negatively… “Here is […]

Civilization Of Reality-manipulation vs. Civilization Of Existential Mutuality With The Otherness Of Reality Culture is the rule, and art is the exception. Everybody speaks the rule: cigarette, computer, t-shirt, television, tourism, war. Nobody speaks the exception. It isn’t spoken, it is written: Flaubert, Dostoyevsky. It is composed: Gershwin, Mozart. It is painted: Cézanne, Vermeer. It […]

Radu Gabrea “Man Like Eva” is a film where the film-director (making a film inside Gabrea’s – Eva-Fassbinder) at first encourages the actors playing the hero and heroine to fall in love with each other, following their characters – to be more profoundly involved with one another as personages, but when it happens, he intervenes […]

Three Tasks Of The Painter Of Portraits – Sifting/Filtering Information From The Model, Meeting/Sustaining The Model’s Emanation, And Psychologically Stabilizing/Reinforcing Himself As The Receiver Otto Dix, Self-portrait, 1913 The artist is looking at his model which in this case is the artist himself. In his self-portrait we are privileged to see him registering his reaction […]

  

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