Brayden Bugazzi Review @ The Mid City Arts Center

by Joseph A. Hazani October 3, 2017

Mr. Bugazzi displayed a collection of a dozen or so artworks which were by no means gentle and demur. Each possessed a dynamic force which mostly could not be contained within the composition. They commonly reached and projected outwards, provocatively imposing upon the viewers. While there was a sample of Hollywood kitsch dressed up in a novel manner – icons of Hollywood as art subject matter....

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‘A Stranger In Your Home’ | ‘A Cut Above’ @ Shulamit Nazarian | The Loft at Liz’s

by Joseph A. Hazani September 27, 2017

There were multiple openings on La Brea Ave Saturday night, and the two I attended provided meaningful works displayed to the audience. The first show, a solo exhibition titles A Stranger in Your Home by the artist Amir. H. Fallah at Shulamit Nazarian, was a peaceful, placating, collection whose sole subject was the Arab refugee crisis. The most positive element of the work was its intentional....

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‘Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally Review’ @ Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

by Joseph A. Hazani September 21, 2017

Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally playing at the Odyssey Theatre is yet another challenging contemporary play with its extreme abstraction of narrative. And the abstraction of the story, rather than physically acted out, is not a gimmick nor is it a necessary evil to bring to life a small-budget play that can only do so with minimalist story-telling (by contrast the original New York performance....

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My Written Works

On the Struggling Artist: An Essay

A philosophical....

On the Christian Business Ethic: An Essay

Analysis of the role that Christian morality has played in the development of commerce and....

On the Necessity of Color in the Fine Arts: An essay

A philosophical exploration of color and its use in Renaissance, abstract and modern fine....

Towards an Understanding of Jesus Christ: An Essay

Nietzsche had incredible disdain for Christianity being "Judaized Rome", of the slave morality of Judaism creeping up and....