Change the world? As many say, shall we move back to normality—the very normality that defined a world on the brink of disaster? What? No disaster in your perception-horizon? Same with privilege, we don’t recognize or have perception of disaster before…
I love wandering through the Web. And I have a pretty standard routine reading every day the mainstream press online. It’s basically four titles: El Nuevo Día (elnuevodia.com), Puerto Rico’s main newspaper; La Repubblica (repubblica.it), Italy’s most important (together with … Continue reading →
[This is a post that originates from Evernote. I take note of something, then push it to an Evernote notebook. Later, an engine by Zapier [sort of like IfTTT] pushes the new stuff to this blog as a draft. Finally, … Continue reading →
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Beautiful portraits of women by Lisa Brice I got from The Guardian (https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2018/may/19/lady-in-blue-the-nudes-of-lisa-brice-in-pictures). Pleasure of the subjects, the viewer’s not sought >>> Lady in blue: the nudes of Lisa Brice – in pictures https://t.co/oX0GOepB6T — Antonio Vantaggiato (@avunque) October 28, … Continue reading →
I reconnect again, after the long summer pause. Admittedly, I got a bit tired of social networks and all. My travels to Italy and my closeness to my mother during that time helped me see a nice perspective. I could … Continue reading →
Rarely, sometimes, I feel compelled to write down a film experience. And curate, together with the writing, videos and GIFs and links. The movie I watched yesterday–a three-hour-long session– is doing that. Not only, it reminded me deeply of the … Continue reading →
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Anatomy fascinated artists and there are examples of great anatomical drawings done by artists, especially in the Renaissance. After watching Vanessa Ruiz’s TED talk, The spellbinding art of human anatomy, I was captured by the contemporary artists who chose to … Continue reading →
Some art that makes me shiver: One: [Photo by chaostrophy, CC-licensed. Some rights reserved] Damien Hirst’s The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living. Two: [Image: Wikimedia Commons] Cosmè Tura‘s Calliope. Three: Marc Chagall‘s Above the Town … Continue reading →
Ny-Ålesund is an extreme place, probably the northern-most inhabited place on Earth. It has a post office and a hotel. It is an international research station on the island of Spitsbergen, in the Svalbard archipelago, north of Norway. I came … Continue reading →
I just learned (What It Really Takes to Be an Artist on BrainPickings) that artist Teresita Fernández, recipient of a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for her work (see her monograph, Blind Landscape) made an outstanding commencement speech at Virginia Commonwealth University … Continue reading →
At Washington’s National Gallery, a few small statues by Rodin capture my full attention. Here they is one female nude, which really leaped out of the marble. I couldn’t help photographing it as it were a woman.
Some great street art from an initiative held to increase attention over a part of the Santurce area –the Calle Cerra– which is somehow in decadence. Beautiful murals, nice buildings and bars (drink a beer at the Watusi!), even a … Continue reading →
WOW. Art can really have an effect on you. I was in fact really taken as soon as I entered the hall where this masterpiece was shown in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. What can I add … Continue reading →