Tag Archives: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

chanting around furnaces…

… The Holocaust. here we have one lesson we can learn from Auschwitz. The Holocaust taught us what man can be. When man alone is permitted to decide how to live his life, the product may be either a saint … Continue reading

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echoes of the beat

Jesse Marinoff Reyes ( Jesse Marinoff Reyes Design): TALKIN’ ‘BOUT THE BEAT G-G-G-G-GENERATION: Here’s a small sampling of how Jack Kerouac and the Beat writers were presented in their time, and from the relatively recent past. Dig it man. More … Continue reading

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looking smart

by Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com) this is what a smart book looks like. new directions paperbacks were throughout the 1950′s, 60′s & 70′s the quintessential image of intelligence. all you had to do was walk around with one tucked under your … Continue reading

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halloween 365: old costumes new cultures

There is a perversion of the sacred in using and framing advertising and cinematic depictions of women, designating them as spaces of cultural remembrance and extending the narrative to create an entire “pop culture” out of the conflicts and tensions … Continue reading

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revolutionary letters

By Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com) diane di prima was (along with singer juliet greco), the prototypical stereotype for the classic “beatnik chick.” whenever you think of a beatnik chic, there are two types of women you classically conjure up in your … Continue reading

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back to babylon: fires of revenge

Anyone with a smattering of biblical knowledge knows that historical Israel was claimed and conquered under circumstances that could not plausibly be described as peaceful and orderly.Yet, instead of reveling in, and advocating for war and armed struggle,Jewish tradition is … Continue reading

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tin tin: the naked hunch

Its a hybrid. An odd juxtaposition of William S. Burroughs and Tintin in X’ed ¬†Out, a comic by Charles Burns. … X’d Out is the story of Doug, a young guy with a head injury who has taken to his … Continue reading

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3 rd of may: shoot in may and go away

Like all great historical and philosophical themes, analyzing the Third of May is somewhat vulnerable to some superficial and not necessarily valid interpretations. The originality of Goya’s treatment in his depiction of the executioners. Where they might expectedly have be … Continue reading

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grim tidings: disasters and masters of war

A preoccupation with mystery, violence and the irrational was always present in Goya’s art. As the years passed, casual observations of the foibles and horrors of the world were transfigured into a vision of life that came to dominate his … Continue reading

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Interbeing & Deep ecology : nirvanic discontent?

At Borobudur, unlike the Acropolis, the landscape and the architecture are not contending with one another; they are in harmony. At Borobudur the builder has completely hidden the hill, from its flanks to its crown, but in hiding it he … Continue reading

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