Figurative Art in Philosophy: the Female Psyche in the Work of Alexander Hayden

Written by Deianira Tolema   “Num Venus egreditur ponto, quam finxit Apelles? An ne ea, Praxitelis quae fabbricata manu est? Neutra quidam, Venerem sed si quid degenet esse, Divinum tamen hoc nemo negabit opus.”1   In Arthur Schopenhauer’s book, “The World as Representation”, the chapters dedicated to art are located after the chapter dedicated to genius (chapter 31), and madness (chapter 33). They follow a …
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Theories of Realism and Social Activism in the work of Daniel Efram

Written by Deianira Tolema If you describe the smile of a woman in a novel, you will always be wrong: it’s not something that can be described. If you make her smile at a certain time, this smile loses all its value; the meaning is its grace, not its beauty, but this – grace – remains unsaid, and that – beauty – remains silent. Jean …
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The Sublime, Transcendental Art of Marian Trutulescu

Written by Deianira Tolema and Brian J. Spies Marian Trutulescu’s malerisch, symbolic, free-form narratives of Identity and Expression evoke conflicted feelings, the sense that matters of paramount importance are going on, and that there is not a consensus on a course of action. That is the case amongst individuals, that expression is varied and not always in accord, with sometimes subtle differences in variation. Trutulescu’s …
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Shudders—The Spiritual Anthropology of Konrad Ross

“True artists do not paint things as they are…but as they feel them to be.” This is the foundation – the search for meaning – from which South African artist Konrad Ross’ anthropological, ritualistic images arise. His repetitive inaccuracies and transformations allow his figures to be more alive, to breathe and speak with greater truth than anything purely representational could. Each image is a balletic …
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Raising Global Frequencies — the Art and Energy of Ceylan Kaya

Written by Deianira Tolema Artist and mathematician, Ceylan Kaya plays with the juxtaposition of East and West, collective culture and individuality, art and mathematics in her complex and vibrant paintings. In each piece, Kaya explores the world as entomologist Ernst Jünger once suggested: “You can not understand science by standing on the ground of science. You should have a look at it from the angle …
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Figurative Art in Philosophy: the Female Psyche in the Work of Alexander Hayden


Theories of Realism and Social Activism in the work of Daniel Efram


The Sublime, Transcendental Art of Marian Trutulescu


Shudders—The Spiritual Anthropology of Konrad Ross


Raising Global Frequencies — the Art and Energy of Ceylan Kaya


Of Lego and Priapus: The Contemporary Mythology of Ivan Lardschneider


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