‘The Touch, the Amulet and the Saltation’ by Sadie Benning @ Vielmetter Los Angeles

by Joseph A. Hazani May 3, 2024

Sadie Benning introduces a plasticity to paint with their choice colors and figures in their opening at Vielmetter Los Angeles. The, if I dare say, “taffiness”, of the experience of their art, provides a sumptuous mastication upon the mind’s eye in experiencing a novelty of beauty. And it is here with these abstract movements of paint which give a clarity amidst what would otherwise be....

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‘The Calligraphy of Absence’ ft. Pilar Agüero-Esparza at Patricia Sweetow Gallery

by Joseph A. Hazani April 13, 2024

Must the civilized be pretentious? Why cannot originality be found in the organic warmth of natural mistakes of rough lines to a human eye? And yet, are leather and leather tones, which is so geometrically stretched to bring more efforts of a returning amidst the civilized splash of regimentation dimension. Perhaps it is in measure that we find civilization’s paradox. Skin/Hide....

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‘Role Play’ by Claire Chambless @ Carlye Packer

by Joseph A. Hazani April 5, 2024

In an exceptional exhibition of a radical if not avante-garde representation of the tension between life and death, Ms. Claire Chambless proudly presents bold sculptural forms with a plethora of material, especially hydroxyapatite - the base material found in bone - with a subtle affirmation of living. It is in this challenging yet exhilarating representation of abstract concepts of (per Oswald....

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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....