Was it merely an accident that the trademark for this historic event has Marilyn above a diptych of Adam & Eve? Marilyn’s split identity — of the… Read more “The Quantum Leap of the Critic into the Third”
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”