If I go to sleep thinking “what a load of shit, what a wasted evening,” I can usually count on waking up the next morning loving last night’s work. (The opposite is also true). If I’m doing it as a work-for-hire, and thereby giving up the copyright, there’s a good chance it’ll be my finestContinue reading “Notes on Composing”
It’s been a while since I really talked out of my ass. Let’s do this! So–briefly, I dedicated my life to filmmaking. I made one film, which was enough to teach me I never wanted to make another one ever again—because filmmaking involves working with other people, and other people suck—specifically, other people who writeContinue reading “Samuel Fuller: The Naked Kiss (1964)”
Watteau, carnival where many a distinguished soul Flutters like a moth, lost in the brilliance Of chandeliers shedding frivolity on the cool, Clean decors enclosing the changes of the dance.
Tim Blanning –BBC History “Art is no longer viewed as being representational or as recreational but as essentially expressive–that’s at the heart of the romantic revolution. It changes the purpose of culture from serving some other cause or patron to being artist-centered, that is, expressing what the artist feels inside himself or herself, and onceContinue reading “Romanticism, sexual orientation, and rich people”
ever since maya and i began working on our project i’ve been trying desperately to make sense of art. i have a very difficult time giving a proper opinion on works of art, because my sense of beauty is somewhat skewed. when it comes to music all i care about is whether or not theContinue reading “art: Impressionism”
Hampshire College, 5 April 08. We were hanging our bodies off the side of a railroad bridge, the gorge swaying beneath us, we had taken a long walk, and I came to realize during these days all the things I needed in life, and when I returned to school I went straight to the danceContinue reading “Show: Circus Folk Unite!: Zoomorphia (2008)”