Hoeckel: Agone & Earthly

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  Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream. – Khalil Gibran These frames from the past and bygone are made by Beth Hoeckel. All rights reserved.  

Kisaradov: Dark & Trap

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  Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid. – Fyodor Dostoevsky   These dark and captivating photographs are from Ilya Kisaradov. All rights reserved.  

Sensual colours

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  Today is such a time, when the project of interpretation is largely reactionary, stifling. Like the fumes of the automobile and of heavy industry which befoul the urban atmosphere, the effusion of interpretations of art today poisons our sensibilities. In a culture whose already classical dilemma is the hypertrophy of the intellect at the…
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Histrionic dandy: Wilde

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  Having been an Irish writer and poet, Oscar Wilde is associated with the artistic and philosophical aestheticism movement, not least because of his great commitment. His statements were known to be uncomfortable and disturbing. In a way, he was chliched drama and awkward truth at the same time. Being actor and mask carrier, innocent and…
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Manifest des Ästhetizismus

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  Vorwort: Die Synthese von kosmischen Gesetzmässigkeiten mündet in (der) Schönheit. Die Schönheit ist die Verkörperung des ästhetischen Ideals. Unter Ästhetik fällt Wahrnehmung, Empfinden und Sinnlichkeit. Die ästhetistische Schönheit versteht sich somit sinnlich. Das Mittel der Ästhetik ist der Schöpfergeist, denn Sinnlichkeit sehnt sich nach Neuem. Schönheit ist Reiz, Würde und Herrlichkeit zugleich. Darüber hinaus…
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