‘Made in LA’ 2018 @ The Hammer Museum – Review

by Joseph A. Hazani September 14, 2018

In the most recent show at The Hammer Museum titled ‘Made in LA’, there was a potpourri of works that most provocatively were racially charged, yet the strongest works by Charles Long created an atmosphere of mysticism which made the visit worthwhile in itself. It is not to say, however, that the racial works (despite being critically acclaimed) were examples of bad art. Only that, when....

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‘It Seems to Be True’ by Chris Madans @ FIG Gallery

by Joseph A. Hazani August 24, 2018

In a hyper-digital age where being human has been more and more transported into ephemeral pushes of graphical buttons to be forgotten amidst oceans of media creation, Chris Madans responds in a thrillingly ingenious manner. In this exhibition at First Independent Gallery, she subtlety offers a rebuking counterweight, swaying like a lethargic pendulum the subjective viewer’s appreciation of the....

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‘Covenant’ by Allen Williams @ CoproGallery

by Joseph A. Hazani August 21, 2018

Is it good to contemplate death? There is the presumption of its permanence to the human condition, which can be considered merely an extension of the permanently unknowable. It is a pessimism, however, to the most extreme degree to meditate on death, which can pose startling to those so accustomed to a positive outlook. And yet positivity must still be realistic; it still must grapple with the....

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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....