‘Beach People’ by Charles A. Duncombe @ City Garage Theatre

by Joseph A. Hazani August 10, 2022

Where is happiness found if not on a beach? It is that irony that is the center-piece to the theatrical excitement and excellently florid script of Beach People written by Charles A. Duncombe, directed by Frédérique Michel, premiering at City Garage Theatre. While transparently proud in its existentialist reduction to being contemporary man, the play does not sink us with whiny verbosity on the....

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‘Wall Ornament’ by Abraham Cone @ Mu Art Gallery

by Joseph A. Hazani August 8, 2022

Mr. Abraham Cone introduces to us the wordless idea of elusiveness to the intimacy of color tones with his terrific showing at Mu Gallery, Chicago. Considerate of the glaring impositions oil paints can provide to a canvas, Mr. Cone elects to move toward a more refined consideration of the beautiful idea. This explains his intensity in demonstrating very neutral colors alongside his geometrical....

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‘Remembering the Future’ by Peter Lefcourt

by Joseph A. Hazani August 1, 2022

How is the future created from the past? What is the motivation for people to continue to pursue their aims of happiness when the most critical circumstance of their humanity – the aging of their bodies – moves their perception of the world away from their nascent opportunities they once dreamed possible? So much of the human condition is in experiencing the universal fate of time pouring its....

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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....