Acting-Out Politics

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

To International Workers’ Day Celebrating Labor Thomas Hart Benton, “Strike”, 1933 The soldier has already shot down one striker and is about ready to shoot the other two unarmed strikers from behind the iron defensive architectural façade. The commander is sitting on the sideline as if in his office while preparing bullets to help his […]

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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