Crudeness of Art

“Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.” – George Bernard Shaw On close inspection undepicted in the pictures, passers-by have scribbled crass comments below the masterpieces. Which I could not understand. Which drove me senseless. An approval of ribaldry? Or a subversion of the fact ordinary humans cannot accept the salaciousContinue reading “Crudeness of Art”

141. lightness of being

“The heaviest of burdens is therefore simultaneously an image of life’s most intense fulfillment. …What then shall we choose? Weight or lightness?” -Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being   Took a short detour to the after-dark playground just to sit on the swings, which creaked so bad I felt like a scene in a horrorContinue reading “141. lightness of being”