Category Archives: Adorno

Blobs of Body

Surrealism breaks the promise of happiness. It sacrifices, to the appearance of happiness…, concern for its truth. Minima Moralia. Adorno. (a) ‘Lay it on,’ Paul splashes paint upon the canvas, ‘trickle it down.’ Paul rolls his body in the paint.

Blobs of Body

Surrealism breaks the promise of happiness. It sacrifices, to the appearance of happiness…, concern for its truth. Minima Moralia. Adorno. (a) ‘Lay it on,’ Paul splashes paint upon the canvas, ‘trickle it down.’ Paul rolls his body in the paint.

Pop of Beauty

Terror itself peers out of the eyes of beauty as the coercion that emanates from form; the concept of the blinding glare of beauty articulates this experience. Aesthetic Theory. Adorno ‘I imagine the hands of Jesus,’ Paul says, ‘the holes

Pop of Beauty

Terror itself peers out of the eyes of beauty as the coercion that emanates from form; the concept of the blinding glare of beauty articulates this experience. Aesthetic Theory. Adorno ‘I imagine the hands of Jesus,’ Paul says, ‘the holes

Beauty in a Tube

Beauty is not the platonically pure beginning but rather something that originated in the renunciation of what was once feared, which only as a result of this renunciation … became the ugly. Aesthetic Theory. Adorno. ‘This shirt?’ Paul lifts up

Beauty in a Tube

Beauty is not the platonically pure beginning but rather something that originated in the renunciation of what was once feared, which only as a result of this renunciation … became the ugly. Aesthetic Theory. Adorno. ‘This shirt?’ Paul lifts up

Ladder of Beauty

The reduction that beauty imposes on the terrifying, over and out of which beauty raises itself and which it banishes from itself as from a sacred temple, has- in the face of the terrifying- something powerless about it. For the

Ladder of Beauty

The reduction that beauty imposes on the terrifying, over and out of which beauty raises itself and which it banishes from itself as from a sacred temple, has- in the face of the terrifying- something powerless about it. For the