Language is a truly peculiar skill because, doubtless, we can say whatever we want – and, by so doing, we can bring the past or the future right into the centre of the present and vice versa. We can, for … Weiterlesen
This is particularly remarkable because of the fact that Sojourner Truth (a name she called herself later) was a slave, born at the end of the 18th c. In the beginning she was not able to read or write. … Weiterlesen
It is well known and at the same time surprising that Faust II contains many examples whereby the economy is explained and analysed. What is striking in this quote is how trading capital, the ‘trade’, is put into context with … Weiterlesen
There is hardly anything left to add to that equally prosaic and wise reflection. Otherwise, it goes without question, that this must not be misunderstood for art to serve a purpose, as Ad Reinhardt pointed out dryly: “Art is Art. … Weiterlesen
The bio-physicist, cyberneticist and significant representative of radical constructivism doubtlessly falls into the trap he has so rightly set up himself: the above quote claims to be true and not to be a contradiction.
Nonetheless, this short sentence is convincing … Weiterlesen