“It is also to remind people that the condition of “evil” or trauma exists only in the post-event and that we do not recognize, as Arendt mentions, the force of
“I think some contemporary subcultures can offer a kind of phrenological shortcut back to different epochs and their manners of appearance”
“The paintings are beautifully grotesque and at one with the human condition. The bubbling and fungal masses are crude stand-ins for our own nature of fucking, feasting and dying”
"I personally cannot even “see” porn anymore. Perhaps I am desensitized, but I fail to adhere to the moralistic innuendo that is applied to a word like pornography."
A short preview of Takashi Murakami’s solo exhibition “The 500 Arhats,” open at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, Saturday October 31, 2015 -Sunday March 6, 2016. ©2015 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai
And If, 1992 enamel on aluminum 52 x 36 in. (135 X 90 cm. First and foremost, Christopher Wool is a painter and when it comes to the discourse on
"I have never thought of myself as a pop artist. However, when I was young there was a time when I was influenced by the methodologies and techniques of pop
Jean‑Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an American artist. He first achieved notoriety as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed
Bacon felt very strongly about phraseology. He erased words like ‘very, very’, or ‘well’, and ‘you see’, but added words like ‘accident’ and ‘artificial’.
No one was selling any work then, understand that. All these things that you know about now. I could tell you story after story.
Painting, 1946 @ The Estate of Francis Bacon “”I think that life is violent and most people turn away from that side of it in an attempt to live a