"Things, which have nothing in common, cannot be one the cause of the other."
— Baruch Spinoza
Jan Fabre, a Flemish artist has used 1.6 million beetles to create that ceiling of the Royal Palace in Brussels. It’s amusing. And disturbing. And top of that, I really don’t know who is the real artist in this work. Fabre or bugs?
Vozvrashceniye - aka The Return
Probably the most beautiful debut I’ve ever seen. Director Andrei Zvyagintsev’s first movie has two layers, a family drama on the surface and a political criticisim at a deeper level. Both layers are performed poetically and beautifully. Beside my praises the movie also has 28 awards from a variety of festivals. If you didn’t see this before, you may want to. The offical trailer is here.
Welcome to the where time stands still. Here I am presenting you a selection of Michael Kenna’s soothing photographs. His works are timeless. By all means.
Artist’s offical web site is here.
"An artist never works under ideal conditions. If they existed, his work wouldn`t exist, for the artist doesn`t live in a vacuum. Some sort of pressure must exist. The artist exists because the world is not perfect. Art would be useless if the world were perfect, as man wouldn`t look for harmony but would simply live in it. Art is born out of an ill-designed world."
— Andrei Tarkovsky