Everything related to art, in a very broad sense of the term. This category will include works and reflexions about design, photography, literature, movies, music, dance, architecture, comic, illustration, installations, and so on.
What gives the meditation on death its particular value is not just that it anticipates what opinion generally represents as the greatest misfortune; it is not just that it enables one to convince oneself that death is not evil; rather, it offers the possibility of looking back, in advance so to speak, on one’s life. […]
☛ “Le Bibliophile” by Félix Edouard Vallotton, woodcut, 8.87 x 7 in. (22,5 x 17,8 cm.), 1911. Image retrieved from Zeno.org. This image illustrates the cover of the French translation of Alberto Manguel’s The Library at Night (La Bibliothèque, la nuit, trans. Christine Le Boeuf, Paris: Actes Sud). Something in this illustration –maybe the heavy […]
I think they’ll be furious. They gave money for a film on and this is a film about. It hasn’t yet reached the surface. It’s still at the bottom of things. You and I are too old and cinema will die soon, very young, without giving everything it could. We must get quickly to the […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on June 19, 2014 ― Published in Art, Communication, Movies | Tagged: adoration, Agamben, communicability, community, emergency, Godard, history, Jean-Luc Nancy, love, media, police, urgency
☛ The New Yorker “‘A writer?’ she gasped” by Charles Barsotti, June 27, 1994, p. 133. © Condé Nast. This cartoon appeared in the 1994 special Fiction issue of The New Yorker. The cartoonist and illustrator Charles Barsotti, who was born on 1933, died on June 16, 2014: Barsotti, longtime Kansas Citian and cartoonist for […]