Acting-Out Politics

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

By Looking At Benton’s Mural We Feel The Technological Smell Of Production, But, Following Benton, We Don’t Feel Any Air Of Art Benton’s mural-sized painting “Hollywood” was intended, the artist remarked, to show that the movie industry was “predominantly an economically conditioned art”. “The movie art is not only a business but a business expression. […]

The Relevance Of Benton’s Painting In The 21st Century That Follows Agrarian Worldview Despite The Availability Of Knowledge About Prevention Of Illnesses Thomas Hart Benton, “Lord Heals Child” Humankind comes from an agrarian way of life (agrarian nomadism and/or sedentariness) like baby from mother’s womb. The agrarian sensibility is womb-oriented, when we feel ourselves as […]

American Reality vs. American Democratic Dream of Freedom Thomas Hart Benton, “Slavery”, 1924 – 1927 As a truth-seeking sociologist of the American reality and a daring truth-teller (by means of visual expressiveness and symbolism) Thomas Hart Benton (THB) invites the viewers to witness what is so unbearable to see – the failed attempt to flee […]

  

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