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by Hannibal
Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: Visual arts
Topic: Death in Art
Replies: 70
Views: 10869

Re: Death in Art

C-nick & Gary Dee I paraphrased mine from John Brunner´s Zanzibar (1968). Confucius' one is similar, but with a slightly different angle. (General vs. interpersonal) I have been on holiday myself a few times myself and not out of choice. I understand the sentiment, and can sympathise with it. Ho...
by Hannibal
Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: Visual arts
Topic: Death in Art
Replies: 70
Views: 10869

Re: Death in Art

And the fact that you only did notice so after two weeks, while it still was livid enough in your mind to come back to it, first and foremost proves that although the quote was perhaps a bit shortcircuited, it captured the essence and spirit of your inital judgement!!! Quod erat demonstrandum. Hann...
by Hannibal
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:25 am
Forum: Visual arts
Topic: Death in Art
Replies: 70
Views: 10869

Re: Death in Art

And the fact that you only did notice so after two weeks, while it still was livid enough in your mind to come back to it, first and foremost proves that although the quote was perhaps a bit shortcircuited, it captured the essence and spirit of your inital judgement!!! Quod erat demonstrandum. Hanni...
by Hannibal
Sat Aug 29, 2009 2:41 pm
Forum: Visual arts
Topic: Death in Art
Replies: 70
Views: 10869

Re: Death in Art

It is always a pleasure to meet people that know what they´re talking about. And the word is connoisseurs. Thank you very much! Slavery to the French? - http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/connaisseur Death is never glorified - in fact it is rather unpleasant subjects that only deviants - such as criminal...
by Hannibal
Thu Aug 27, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: Visual arts
Topic: Death in Art
Replies: 70
Views: 10869

Re: Death in Art

I´m open minded, but this is were I draw the line, and I refuse to think further. If this is art, it´s not what the world needs. Reading the above as an innocent bypasser I came under the impression to have arrived on some art bashing site, but comments indicate you all seriously consider yourself ...

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