holiday grind: intellect confuses intuition

Pickwick Promo’s in the spirit of Piet Mondrian. “The emotion of beauty is always obscured by the appearance of the object. Therefore the object must be eliminated from the picture. (Piet Mondrian)…Every true artist has been inspired more by the beauty of lines and color and the relationships between them than by the concrete subject of the picture.

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travel lightly

Les artistes constituent l’âme et L’espace de respiration d’une societé et une societé sans âme est vouée à l’extinction ce qui-vous en conviendrez- est un fort mauvais présage

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declaration of inter-dependence

Marcel Marceau as Madame Pickwick’s “chargée d’affaires” at ONU. Finally a porte-parole who speaks a language all the talking heads can easily grasp!

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Mistletoe for Marat

“C’est en faisant un peu les choses qu’on arrive à ne rien faire du tout.​” Jean Cocteau

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marat: santa’s advance scout

Charlotte Corday and Marat Sade as Christmas decorations. Peace and Goodwill to All but only after some necessary business is taken care of. Even those crazy Jacobins had gift giving on their mind. A painting as political cinema noir or early version of politics as Debord’s Society of the Spectacle.

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think twice it’s alright

Integration. Synthesis. C’mon Bob, those redemptive qualities of the Pickwick gift certificates put you only halfway up the staircase. We may distinguish both true and false needs. “False” are those which are superimposed upon the individual by particular social interests in his repression: the needs which perpetuate toil, aggressiveness, misery, … Continue reading

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such a pretty girl why are you crying?

How will I know you when I see you / In the bareness of spring I will know you by starlight / Where the road’s echoes sing How will I love you when I know you / In the greyness of mist I will love you forever / Where sadness … Continue reading

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