Impas. Opór, utrata, niemoc w sztuce – Maria Poprzęcka

Vīta brevis, ars longa, occāsiō praeceps, experīmentum perīculōsum, iūdicium difficile. Life is short, and art long, opportunity fleeting, experimentations perilous, and judgment difficult. As always let's start with the translation of the title Deadlock. Resistance, loss, lethargy in art. It's a rough one, but I think reflects the gist of the meaning. It's one of the …

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Art Objects. Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery – Jeanette Winterson – Quotes

Art takes time. To spend an hour looking at a painting is difficult. The public gallery experience is one that encourages art at a trot. The average reader (and we must remember that the average reader does not exist before the late nineteenth century) is a product of modern schooling and conservative taste. T be …

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Art Objects. Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery – Jeanette Winterson

I do love the title of this book, with its subtle double meaning that is accentuated more and more in every single essay. This book is a collection of ten essays by Winterson on art, writing, reading, creating and collecting. To be honest, I expected it to be more focused on art in the classic …

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