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Phantasmagoria: be here now

Very few paintings in the history of art have so puzzled viewers as Hieronymus Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights. Even in the basking glory of post modernist permissiveness, its meaning is neither clear nor compelling, only murky. In centuries … Continue reading

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KNIGHTY-NIGHT TO THE ART-RISTOCRATS

The latter years of the fourteenth-century and the early years of the fifteenth were the grimmest period in French history. Between the Black Death, the everlasting war with England, plundering raids, taxies and levies; circumstances conspired to ┬áreduce the voice … Continue reading

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HOLY WAR OF ''INTELLIGENT DESIGN''

”The worst feature of this cosmology is that, rather than presenting a deeper solution to the existential dilemma, it merely reproduces the all-too linear causality we associate with the physical world, with domination and submission, and the enforcement of moral … Continue reading

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