“Human consciousness - as expressed in speech and images, in self-definition...– Michel Foucault cited in Timothy Leary, Michael Horowitz, Chaos & Cyber Culture, Ronin Pub, 1994, p. 65.
I don’t care what anybody says about me as long as it isn’t true.– Truman Capote
Art: Be Shocking
Art: Be Shocking - TIME, Oct. 31, 1949 Marcel Duchamp is a keen old (62) knife-blade of a man whose greatest interest now is chess. Once upon a time (before World War I) he stood among the wildest and wittiest cutups of modern art. His blurred, brown vision of a Nude Descending a Staircase step by step in a flood of toppling geometrical shapes was a revelation as well as a shock to his...
Mozart - Fantasia in D Minor KV397
It is the bruises that allow us to recognize the value of the discovery.– Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations
We are adhering to life now with our last muscle - the heart.– Djuna Barnes
I think that art has something to do with an arrest of attention in the midst of...– Saul Bellow http://crashinglybeautiful.tumblr.com/
“Bells and stones have voices, but unless they are struck, they will not sound.” —Chuang Tzu By way of the Tao of Photography
The glorious shitshow of the 20th century has barely started, and you’re already...– Lazy Self-Indulgent Book Reviews, on German Expressionism in the first part of last century. There’s more. It’s great.