Left: Martin Eder, A Year Without Light, Right: Balthus, The Guitar Lesson

Little Girls and Ambivalent Cats: Balthus and Martin Eder

Balthus is a monolith standing in a sea of movements. He has no followers. Or rather had. Martin Eder too paints fantasies of naked little girls and cats. Balthus’ are simple ironies. Eder’s paintings are ironies on ironies. Balthus and

Left: Martin Eder, A Year Without Light, Right: Balthus, The Guitar Lesson

Little Girls and Ambivalent Cats: Balthus and Martin Eder

Balthus is a monolith standing in a sea of movements. He has no followers. Or rather had. Martin Eder too paints fantasies of naked little girls and cats. Balthus’ are simple ironies. Eder’s paintings are ironies on ironies. Balthus and

Gravity, Astronaut, Falling

Gravity

Perched on the edge of audacity, like a teenage boy preparing his first cliffjump, Gravity promises a wondrous spectacle, crafting a fantasy of outer space’s weightless and seamless solitude; promising the camera’s liberation from gravity, and VFX’s deliverance from a

Gravity, Astronaut, Falling

Gravity

Perched on the edge of audacity, like a teenage boy preparing his first cliffjump, Gravity promises a wondrous spectacle, crafting a fantasy of outer space’s weightless and seamless solitude; promising the camera’s liberation from gravity, and VFX’s deliverance from a

La_proprietà_non_è_più_un_furto, Burning money

fragment 0016: Elio Petri

I, a business professional, am no different from you. Nor are you different from me. We are equal in our needs and different in the way we satisfy ourselves. I know that I will never be able to have any

La_proprietà_non_è_più_un_furto, Burning money

fragment 0016: Elio Petri

I, a business professional, am no different from you. Nor are you different from me. We are equal in our needs and different in the way we satisfy ourselves. I know that I will never be able to have any

pensée

pensée 0008

Il faut être à la hauteur de l’abomination. One must live up to one’s abomination.

pensée

pensée 0008

Il faut être à la hauteur de l’abomination. One must live up to one’s abomination.

Lao Tie, Old Iron, People Mountain People Sea

People Mountian People Sea

“If you believe in improvement you must weep, for the attained perfection must end in cold, darkness and silence.” – Joseph Conrad ‘People Mountain People Sea’ are China’s multitudes, its masses toiling in factories, mines, quarries, lumberyards, the invisible hordes

Lao Tie, Old Iron, People Mountain People Sea

People Mountian People Sea

“If you believe in improvement you must weep, for the attained perfection must end in cold, darkness and silence.” – Joseph Conrad ‘People Mountain People Sea’ are China’s multitudes, its masses toiling in factories, mines, quarries, lumberyards, the invisible hordes

Portrait of Jules Renard

fragment 0015: Jules Renard

Talent is a question of quantity. Talent is not writing one page: it’s writing 300 of them. There’s not a single novel that an ordinary intelligence couldn’t conceive of, not a phrase so beautiful that a beginner couldn’t construct. What

Portrait of Jules Renard

fragment 0015: Jules Renard

Talent is a question of quantity. Talent is not writing one page: it’s writing 300 of them. There’s not a single novel that an ordinary intelligence couldn’t conceive of, not a phrase so beautiful that a beginner couldn’t construct. What