Why Beauty Matters

the search for beauty, cont. I think we are loosing beauty, and there is a danger that with it, we will loose the meaning of life. In this post I will present you for Roger Scruton’s view on beauty. It is not because I agree with what he says, but because he is one of…

Apropos generic questions –

I am not an artist, I am a bad sculptor. I have explored and reached the point where I can say that I am on art’s trail and that is enough for me. (Ivan Kožarić, 1971) Today I went to the HAUS DER KUNST, München, were I amongst other things visited a marvelous exhibition of…

Is it art?

In 1917 Marcel Duchamp turned a urinal into a readymade sculpture. He called it “Fountain”, and tried to exhibit it at the Independents Exhibition in New York. It was the largest exhibition of modern art ever mounted in America; the “Fountain” was not accepted, but even so it revolutionized the world of art. Duchamp wanted…

Yoko Ono

Have I ever told you how much I love the art of Yoko Ono? I am used to think of her as a visual performance artist, but she is also a great conceptual writer, just have a look at this: Dance Report – on hiding Dance Report – on facing Yoko Ono moved from Japan…