Posts Tagged ‘ repression ’

The Essential Mundanity of Grief | Hazlitt

I don’t know where or when I learned that I needed to curb any narcissistic tendency I might feel, even in grieving, but I most certainly caught on quick.

Source: The Essential Mundanity of Grief | Hazlitt

Brooklyn Museum: Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Alex Martinis Roe

Alex Martinis Roe. Diagram of Affidamento, 2010.

Brooklyn Museum: Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Alex Martinis Roe.

Sigmar Polke’s Photographic Unconscious | The Brooklyn Rail

 

Sigmar Polke, “Untitled,” c. 1975. Gelatin silver print 7 1/16 × 9 7/16˝. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the generosity of Edgar WachenheimIII and Ronald S. Lauder. © 2014 Estate of Sigmar Polke/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

Brassaï later took up Valéry’s definition, writing on the uses of photography in Marcel Proust’s prose: “People do not see “real life” because they make no effort to illuminate it. And so their past is encumbered with countless snapshots, which remain useless because the intelligence has not developed them.”1

 Sigmar Polke’s Photographic Unconscious – The Brooklyn Rail.