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.
The faraway king of all the birds, the Simurgh, lets fall a magnificent feather in the center of China: tired of their age-old anarchy, the birds resolve to go in search of him. They know that their king’s name means thirty birds; they know his palace is located on the Kaf, the circular mountain that […]
☛ LACMA: “La Note ou la Vie” by Honoré Daumier (1808-1879), published in Le Charivari, February 15, 1850, lithograph, sheet: 9 13/16 x 8 1/4 in. (24.92 x 20.96 cm). Gift of Mrs. Florence Victor from The David and Florence Victor Collection (M.91.82.235). Public domain. The image hosted at LACMA is actually cropped: the captions […]
☛ The Last Judgment (detail: “Paradise”) by Fra Angelico, tempera on panel, 1425–1430, San Marco, Florence. Large format retrieved from imgkid.com The representation is faithful to artistic tradition. In the highest part the Saviour calls the elect to Him with His right hand, while with His left He motions away the reprobate: around Him are […]
• By Philippe Theophanidis on February 18, 2015 ― Published in Art, Communication, Painting | Tagged: Christianism, community, Fra Angelico, harmony, ideology, love, Paradise, participation, religion, saint, unity
☛ LACMA – Stanley Kubrick: “Early brainstorming on titles and subtitles for Dr. Strangelove.” Photo courtesy of the Stanley Kubrick Archive at the University of the Arts, London. Included in the “Kubrick” app launched in 2013, in conjunction with the exhibition “Stanley Kubrick” (previously here). • • • This newspaper clipping from The New York […]