Acting-Out Politics

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

“Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders” Matthew 27:3 Rembrandt van Rijn, “Judas Returning the Thirty Pieces of Silver”, 1629 May be, because we live in an epoch of money-monarchy where the alchemy […]

Kathe Kollwitz, “A Child Faces War… Again”, 1925, Woodcut Kathe Kollwitz as an expressionist (in this context it means that she in her works is more expressive and emotionally profound than just a realistic and naturalistic artists) is a master of numerous techniques – printmaking, sculpture, ink and pencil drawing, etching, woodcut, etc. But what […]

Emil Nolde, “Courtship”, 1919 According to the Nolde’s painting there are at least three keys to earthly happiness – two of them belong to the seductively behaving young man and one to the woman in the moment of being seduced. The first opener of earthly happiness is the man’s eyes shining with blueness brighter than […]

The Murder of Children In Wars or By Hate, Their Utilitarian Use and Exploitation, Their Physical, Emotional or Sexual Abuse Are the Morbid Vices of the Adult Power Kate Kollwitz, “Apotheosis of Love For Children” Mother knows and loves her baby even with closed eyes. Their ability to see each other sublimates and enlarges their […]

Ernst Barlach is a German expressionist sculptor, printmaker, lithographer and writer. He is especially known for his sculptures protesting against war. During the rise of Nazi party most of Barlach’s works were confiscated as degenerate art. Ernst Barlach, “Flying Angel with Closed Eyes”, 1927 Ernst Barlach, “The Tormented Face of the Flying Angel with Closed […]

Picabia’s style of representing couples in a vulgarly-glitzily-radiantly erotic mood includes many details crowding together and expecting from the viewers to indulge in scrupulous analysis to sort it all out. But why to laugh at people who’re giving themselves to the irresistible dangerous waves of love? Picabia could answer that it is very difficult to […]

Dark Mold Of Violence (Stalin’s Russia) And Primitive Greed of Idolatrous Profit-makers Who Pauperize Democracy (Today’s US) The neocons with neo-liberal money-making style don’t have any ideas or concepts. With their primordial self-centeredness they have only desire to increase their personal profits and multiply high-tech weapons in the country’s military force and personal guns in […]

When Everyday Life Becomes Self-Glorification – When People Dream To Become Coupled Francis Picabia, “Venus and Adonis” What’s happening with two human beings – Jeanne and Jean or Heather and Bill or for that matter Katia and Victor, when they publicly celebrate their reciprocal love – when they turn into Venus and Adonis? How to […]

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