Acting-Out Politics

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

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 […]

When Everyday Life Becomes Self-glorification – When We Dream of Becoming a Couple Francis Picabia, “Venus and Adonis” What happens to 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 […]

Landscape As A Metaphor Of Human Coupling Francis Picabia, “Idyll”, 1925 We see here representation of urbanistic-industrial way of life inside man’s head and even neck (as if, growing out of his spine brain) – man’s mind awakens with the drive to manipulate the space for the sake of his survival. We also see the […]

“Democratic” Deconstruction Of A Pompous Western Mythological Legacy God-Sun is mightier than manhood. Can manhood be mightier than God-Sun? Francis Picabia – “Apollo and His Messengers”, 1935 Picabia’s Apollo is like hidden semantics becoming discernible despite the tradition of windstorms of light enveloping Apollo’s human body, which we need to see glorified – a body […]

  

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