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May 28 2017

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May 25 2017

The recipe of a work of art - it's ingredients - how to make it - the formula:
1. There must be a clear preoccupation with death – intimations of mortality... Tragic art, romantic art, etc., deals with the knowledge of death.

2. Sensuality. Our basis of being concrete about the world. It is a lustful relationship to things that exist.

3. Tension. Either conflict or curbed desire.

4. Irony. This is a modern ingredient – the self-effacement and examination by which a man for an instant can go on to something else.

5. Wit and play... for the human element.

6. The ephemeral and chance... for the human element.

7. Hope. 10 % to make the tragic concept more endurable.
— M. Rothko, "Writings on Art"

May 18 2017

I asked the painter why the roads are colored black
He said, "Steve, it's because people leave and no highway will bring them back".
— Silver Jews, "Random Rules"
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True beings are lived in a presence, the life of objects is in the past.
— M. Buber, "I and Thou"

May 15 2017

Is the child mad, is a madman childish and does Picasso try to be a little of both?
— M. Rothko, "Writings on Art"
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The history of art is the history of men who, for the most part, have preferred hunger to compliance.
— M. Rothko, "Writings on Art"

May 13 2017

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You should pay rent in my mind.
— Fugazi, "Do You Like Me"

May 12 2017

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May 08 2017

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May 04 2017

Sinto em você  um  mundo de coisas que pedem para nascer se encontrarem o exorcista adequado.
— A. Artaud, List do Anais Nin z czerwca 1933
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Teach us, o Lama, the physical levitance of matter and how we may no longer be earthbound.
— A. Artaud, "Letter to Dalai Lama"
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April 27 2017

When I think of myself, my thought seeks itself in the ether of a new dimension. I am on the moon as others are sitting at their balcony. I am part of the gravitation of the planets in the fissures of my mind.
— A. Artaud, "Fragments of a Journal in Hell"

April 26 2017

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