This is part 7 of a blog series where I share some thoughts on “art and creation”. I have prepared various blogs inspired by a range of sources from Kabbalah … Continue reading Art and Creation (Part 7): The Duration Of Art
In the first part of his book Art as Experience, John Dewey explores the break between art and daily life.
According to Tolstoy, art in the West used to be attached to religion and was universally understood since it expressed the relationship between human and god which is supposedly the … Continue reading Leo Tolstoy and Upper-Class Art (part 2)
The full article was published at the Historic-UK magazine and can be found at: https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofScotland/National-Monument-of-Scotland/ Most famously called by its resident architect the ‘pride and poverty of us Scots’, the … Continue reading The National Monument of Scotland: the Politics of the Scottish Parthenon
Heraclitus was a Greek philosopher from Ephesus of Asia Minor. He is said to have written only one book, On Nature, which was divided into three parts: concerning the All, … Continue reading When Heraclitus became Borjes (part 1)
*cover: Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Phidias Showing the Frieze of the Parthenon to his Friends, 1868, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. In 1932 Bernard Ashmole delivered nine talks under the theme ‘Art in … Continue reading Modernism and the Classical Ideal: Ashmole’s 1932 debate with Wilenski
*cover photo: Ancient Rome, 1957, Giovanni Paolo Panini, Metropolitan Museum of Art. It should come across as paradoxical to even suggest that there are dead-ends in art. Artistic expression cannot … Continue reading Imitation in Art as a Dead-end: The reason Hegel would not Appreciate Zeuxis