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Interview: Márcio Pontes Supplementing Digital Art Prints with Philosophy

July 10th, 2017 Posted by Abstract, Art, Design, Digital, Featured, Interviews, Mixed Media, Screenprints No Comment yet

This intuitive Brazilian artist shares his philosophy, the inspiration for his digital art prints, and how he came to develop his design oriented style.

The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq, Slapstick Comedy With a Literary Bent

May 13th, 2015 Posted by Featured, Film No Comment yet

Nicloux harnesses the real fear of the kidnapping. Houellebecq is certain that, because his accosters are not wearing masks, he is to be killed, but this mortal tension dissolves as it becomes clear that they are merely middlemen who personally bear the novelist no ill will. Their initial impassivity soon turns to curiosity at hosting such a celebrity, and finally – in a sort of reverse-Stockholm syndrome – the kidnappers develop a palpable affection for the crotchety old writer.

Jean-Luc Godard Pushes the Boundaries of 3D Film with “Goodbye to Language”

March 30th, 2015 Posted by Featured, Film No Comment yet

More important is the mysticism at the heart of the film. For Godard, art allows us to access a more fundamental reality – one deeper than language can communicate. All of the film’s dialogue is just a way of circling around that inexpressible point, a point well made with a line of Claude Monet’s: “Paint not what we see, for we see nothing…but paint that we don’t see.”

Retrospective: Finding Vivian Maier

February 10th, 2015 Posted by Featured, Film, Photography No Comment yet

If one holds an innate ability to capture the essence of humanity through a camera shutter, you’d think they share their vision with world in a heartbeat. Then there are people like Vivian Maier.

The Surreal World of Bryce Wymer

February 3rd, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Enter the colorful, surreal world of artist Bryce Wymer as he visually explores the themes of human bodies rendered powerless.

Film Review: “The Great Beauty” (Rome, Italy)

March 10th, 2014 Posted by Art, Featured, Film No Comment yet

The Great Beauty tells the story of Jep Gambardella’s life through impressionistic episodes set in a gorgeous, sprawling, and perpetually twilit Rome.