The retrospective of Nedret Sekban, the longtime professor of painting at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, at the majestic domed exhibition space engenders the sacred.
Postmodernism is a movement that refused to die. The aged postmodern icons go on and on…and as prominent critic Eleanor Heartney declared way back in 2004: “There… Read more “TIME’S UP JAMES FRANCO!”
Three amazing women delivering the re-emergence of the feminine archetype passed away in 2017, leaving a crucial legacy of the 21st century journey — to internally embody the hieros gamos. Their collective contribution is lauded here as the essential crossing of boundaries between word/image for the collective goal of the physical embodiment of the Aquarian icon of gender equality.
The global demonstration of feminine awakening during the 2017 Trump inauguration was a Badiousian Event. Multiple localities echoed a universal cry for gender equality in the face of a proliferating oligarchy. In determining that the Deleuzian-Guattari prediction of “decoding” under “accelerated capitalism” has taken place, the offspring of the French duo is instructive for moving from the banner slogan (fig. 1) to a viable structure for a new feminist theory reflecting, in and of itself, the “recoding” an authentic gender equality under egregious economic conditions.
It finally happened! LOU ANDREAS-SALOME (1861-1937) COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL: A l’occasion du 80eme anniversaire de sa mort 9-11 feb 2017. The conference at the ESPE de L’academie de… Read more “(R)EVOLUTION IN STRASBOURG: Lou Andreas-Salomé in the academy”
It is a cinematic breakthrough that perhaps could only come from the monk. Michael Manta’s Receta expands the vocabulary of film to fold the personal journey into… Read more “(R)EVOLUTION IN GREECE: Michael Mantas’ “Receta” for the Avant-Garde”
Excavating the Templar Treasure: Re/Searching the Hieros Gamos in Artistic & Critical Practice by Lisa Paul Streitfeld The disclosure of the elusive Templar Treasure was the unexpected… Read more “CARU CONFERENCE 2016 OXFORD”
Barbara Rachko is an American artist with a personal and professional trajectory unique in contemporary art. As a Naval officer stationed on active duty at the Pentagon… Read more “REVIVING POP: Barbara Rachko’s “Black Paintings””
STEFANO CAGOL IS THE ARTIST IN THE HOT SEAT… Stefano Cagol makes a personal revolution universal in his Berlin “Readymade,” the subject of “HOT SEAT” looping behind… Read more “Stefano Cagol’s Body of Energy”
Following a tense week in which cops killed blacks and blacks killed cops, Devon Bray’s “The Law” went viral. It also has staying power; not only does… Read more “THE SUMMER OF LOVE U.S.A.”