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Toni Cordero

04 October 2014     7:55 pm     231 notes

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Ed Ruscha

04 October 2014     7:40 pm     221 notes

Nick Cave performing with The Birthday Party, West Berlin, 1982, by Anno Dittmer

30 September 2014     7:02 pm     1 note

Georgia O’Keeffe, Blue and Green Music, 1921

29 September 2014     9:31 pm

Does this mean, then, that Christianity is a flawed religion? Or is a different reading of the Crucifixion feasible? The first step out of this predicament is to recall Christ’s statements, which disturb - or, rather, simply suspend - the circular logic of revenge or punishment destined to re-establish the balance of Justice: instead of ‘An eye for an eye!’, we get ‘If someone slaps your right cheek, turn to him your left cheek also!’ The point here is not stupid masochism, humble acceptance of one’s humiliation, but the endeavor to interrupt the circular logic of the re-established balance of justice. Along the same lines, Christ’s sacrifice, with its paradoxical nature (it is the very person against whom we humans have sinned, whose trust we have betrayed, who atones and pays the price for our sins), suspends the logic of sin and punishment, of legal or ethical retribution, of ‘settling accounts’, by bringing it to the point of self-relating. The only way to achieve this suspension, to break the chain of crime and punishment/retribution, is to assume an utter readiness for self- erasure.

Slavoj Zizek, Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism?  (via sexymnymphos)

September 2014     8:20 pm     12 notes

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Brassaï Qui dort dîne (1935)

29 September 2014     7:40 pm     117 notes

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Claude Monet, A Seascape, Shipping by Moonlight, 1864

29 August 2014     8:20 pm     588 notes

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Guy Le Querrec, On the Wall (Berlin Wall), 1989.

29 August 2014     7:40 pm     112 notes

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Man Ray, Quatre ou cinq fois, 1929

29 August 2014     9:50 am     7,865 notes

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