Pure Art, I believe––and don’t cut me short, there’s theory behind this–-must be conceived unknowingly and not perceived in any capacity. The artist must not be able to interpret his idea beyond its original impulse, and a viewer cannot be allowed to see it, lest some disunity between impulse and perception occur.
Archives for posts tagged ‘philosophy’
Tuesday, 17 May 2011
Sunday, 15 May 2011
Neurological Imaging Supports Philosophy
Wednesday, 13 April 2011
Nihilism, Existentialism: Nietzsche, Sartré: Fight! [Compare and discuss the differences between Nihlism and Existentialism, and where these differences shepherd the modern mind (poor sheep that it is.)
Thursday, 24 March 2011
Five never before seen Camus quotes. Camus’ quotes on writing, entirely rare.
Thursday, 17 March 2011
Some circles call food inspiration. This quote, satiric or not, works for me and for you, too.
Wednesday, 16 March 2011
Naked Lunch vs The Wasteland
Tuesday, 15 March 2011
I first found Chris on Mental Floss when I stumbled across an article he’d written there. After reading one, I proceeded to read the entirety of his articles he’d posted in recent months; I found them funny, quirky, but also intensely intelligent. Though he writes frequently for Mental Floss and maintains his own website, Chris [...]
Wednesday, 2 March 2011
Sartré’s existentialist philosophies support some of the most banal aphorisms of today: “Life is what you make it”