Acting-Out Politics

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

What could the Doctors of Law or Theology or Political science, etc. teach the child-Christ? Nothing, because all their knowledge reduces, belittles Being Christ. It’s putting imperatives (even when the right ones) instead of freedom of critical loving. “Doctors of Law” can only help baby- and child-Christ to physically grow and protect him from self-serving […]

Stravinsky – music as a soul of the body Milein Cosman, Igor Stravinsky, 1959 Why to make a drawing of the composer’s back? Especially when the composer is conducting? Why is it not the front of his body including the face – the face of the artist, the face of inspiration? Yes, the back is […]

Ernst’s Bitterly Ironic Representation of Marital Pride Max Ernst “Monument to the Birds” (1927) A man, involved into marriage always feels that he is a head of the household, even when in everyday life sense it’s not the case. How proudly he is looking at the world around. His wings look like an armor. His […]

“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 […]

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