Archive for the 'art' Category

7 June, 2019

Posted by Socrates in art, Socrates, Western civilization, Western culture, White art/architecture, White philosophy, White thought at 6:14 pm | Permanent Link

Seen on a forum: “Life is short. Art is long.” Yes. After you’re long dead, that painting will still thrill, if it isn’t junk.

4 June, 2019

Posted by Socrates in America, America-the-sitcom, art, modern art, modernity, Socrates at 3:37 pm | Permanent Link

(Above: Two…egg-shaped…things, made by queer “artist” Ellsworth Kelly. Gee, what talent he had! How many years of intensive art training did it take for him to learn how to make two…egg-shaped…things? My dog made two egg-shaped things yesterday. Except they were brown…). Of course the postal service would choose modern “art” made by a homosexual, […]

22 May, 2019

Posted by Socrates in art, jewed art, jewed culture, jewed media, Socrates, Western civilization, Western culture, Western decline, When Victims Rule (book), White art/architecture at 11:16 am | Permanent Link

(Above: a real sculpture: “Two Sisters” by Auguste Moreau, bronze, circa 1880). Genuine art is something that a non-artist could not create. But any machinist, foundry worker or metal fabricator could create that steel rabbit which sold for much more than any Rembrandt masterpiece (a “second-class” Rembrandt was on sale in 2004 for $46 million). […]

27 April, 2019

Posted by Socrates in art, Socrates, White art/architecture at 3:04 pm | Permanent Link

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, “Portrait of Hippolyte-Francois Devillers” (1811)

26 March, 2019

Posted by Socrates in art, Socrates, White art/architecture at 3:08 pm | Permanent Link

Frank Frazetta (1928-2010); titled “Deathdealer V”

26 February, 2019

Posted by Socrates in art, Socrates, White art/architecture at 3:37 pm | Permanent Link

Custom knifemaking (as opposed to factory-made knives), which began to rise in popularity in the 1980s. It is almost exclusively a White/male art form. Some custom knives are “user” knives, while others are artsy wall-hangers/display queens. Some examples of custom knives: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. [Video about custom knifemaking, duration is 1 hour].

12 February, 2019

Posted by Socrates in art, Socrates, White art/architecture at 1:42 pm | Permanent Link

Bronze sculpture: Lute Player, by the French artists Detrier and De Blezer, circa 1875.

4 February, 2019

Posted by Socrates in art, Socrates, White art/architecture at 11:19 am | Permanent Link

William Bradford, “Shipwreck Off Nantucket” (1861).

14 January, 2019

Posted by Socrates in art, Socrates, White art/architecture at 4:03 pm | Permanent Link

Vasily Dmitrievich Polenov, “Overgrown Pond,” 1879.

1 January, 2019

Posted by Socrates in art, Socrates, White art/architecture at 3:25 pm | Permanent Link

Bronze sculpture: “Dionysus” by Edward McCartan, 1923. (It is 26 inches high; it recently sold for $209,000).