“he was fascinated by another aspect, that of supreme happiness, of exquisite bliss, of the paradisiacal aspect, and that’s because he was feeling more unhappy than evil, because the evil in The Flowers of Evil was in fact the evil of unhappiness, of disease, of misfortune, of the spleen and of pain before it being the evil of vice or sin, it’s the evil of the unhappiness of always suffering, of always feeling weak and sad, the evil of being poor, questioned and mocked, of being without love and betrayed, and lastly the evil of being wicked and hostilely, a little sadistic and masochistic” 17 altre parole
Tag » Baudelaire
My (recently footnoted) series on idolatry owes much to Merleau-Ponty. This is particularly the case in regards to my distinction between ‘finished’ and ‘completed’ works of art. 1.594 altre parole
The following art appreciation (history of art) courses will be offered in Nottingham this autumn.
- The Pre-Raphaelites at Birmingham Art Gallery and other British artists… 150 altre parole