‘A Most Wanted Man’ (2014) Film Review

by Joseph A. Hazani January 2, 2022

How can man gain redemption after a mistake, that was not even his to begin with? This quintessence of misfortune variegates human souls between triumphs and defeats, of those who have tasted the thrill of victory and those who live mired in loss. And yet, does humanity provide the means for such lost patrons of its race the ability to raise themselves up again? Or is humanity inconsiderate of....

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‘GronkOne’ by Gronk @ Craig Krull Gallery

by Joseph A. Hazani December 16, 2021

What are the merits of originality? It is often-times neglected in the fine arts world to ponder what the motivation is to begin a work of art towards its artistic abandonment. That, truly, the goal of the extension of the artisan into the beyond, towards generating media which is imperceptible to all other human subjects, is in delivering us sweetness and light otherwise impossible to be....

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‘Sonora’ by Scott B. Davis @ Marshall Gallery, Santa Monica

by Joseph A. Hazani December 15, 2021

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry claimed that perfection is achieved when there is nothing more to take away. How, do we then confront Mr. Davis’s approach to the Sonoran desert with his photography? No doubt the demands for contemporary photography is to consistently diverge from the amateur, now with photo-processing capabilities reserved historically for true savants. A natural rendering does not,....

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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....

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