Acting-Out Politics

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

Three Types Of Profit-makers VS The 99% Of The Population Becoming Pauperized Through Austerity Measures Georg Grosz, “The Decision-makers and the Plebs” The artist represents the social world as two unequal parts – one the desk with three giants occupying three third of the space while the “plebs” are on the periphery and are represented […]

When A Painting Is Squeezed By The Viewers’ Enthusiasm Transformed Into “Gold” Of Admiration Viewers’ self-aggrandizing identification with a superstar has been resourcefully parodied by the artist’s work Andy Warhol, “Gold Marilyn Monroe”, 1962 Is Marilyn lucky or unlucky for having become such a popular star, and is Andy Warhol lucky or unlucky that his […]

Eve’s breast as a seductive apple for Adam Max Beckmann, “Adam and Eve” We see that the both, Adam and Eve are trying to hide their own sexual organs, but while Adam’s hand knows very well the magic power of masturbatory touch, Eve hasn’t yet embarked on this “sensational” miracle able to move clouds. She […]

Pieter Breughel the Younger, “A Compassionate Wife” The peasant couple we see in the painting is happy – both, husband and wife have a soft and harmonious facial expressions. Life together hasn’t made them impatient or irritable with one another. And their subjective truths – feelings each might have regarding any situations involving the two […]

Klimt’s “Danae” depicts a Woman from the Classic myth, being seduced by god Jupiter (Zeus). The sleeping figure of Danae coils up to meet and embrace the fall of golden rain symbolizing Jupiter. The parted lips and legs, the closed eyes, the rolled down stocking on her ankle, the reddish hair and diaphanous purple veil […]

Soul Of The Interior As Interior Of Human Soul Henri Matisse, “Interior with Violin” (1918) In comparison with other Matisse’s paintings of the interiors (he made more than many) his “Interior with Violin” unexpectedly has a “cargo” quality. The interior looks as a corner of the interior where chaos is intermixed casually with neglect and […]

Two Human Obsessions – With Wealth Through Profit-making And With Religious Belief Giving the Chance To Feel Closer To Absolute Power Francis Bacon, “Study for a Portrait of Businessman 1”, 1952 Francis Bacon, “Study for a Head of a Screaming Pope”, 1952 Both protagonists of Bacon’s inspiration lived their lives more or less without fear, […]

Similar Predicament Of Some German (In The Beginning Of 20th Century) And Some American Kids (In The Beginning Of 21st Century) A staggering 2.5 million children are now homeless in US. This historical high represents one in every 30 children… An estimated 61,265 family households – were identified as homeless. In these families 120,819 were […]

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