‘The Penelopiad’ @ City Garage Theatre

by Joseph A. Hazani November 26, 2022

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood at City Garage Theatre (directed by Frédérique Michel) presents us a comparative storyline to the Greek Heroic Epic Poem The Illiad by Homer – the poet which Plato referred to as the Teacher of the Greeks. It is in this heritage or inheritance of the story which Ms. Atwood provides a healthy counterpoint – one from the honest perspective of Penelope – of....

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‘Fruit Vendor’ by Ryan Flores @ Moskowitz Bayse

by Joseph A. Hazani November 26, 2022

Mr. Ryan Flores presents us a quintessential idea of cornucopia with his Fruit Vendor opening at Moskowitz Bayse. The ceramic media plays with the idea of vegetation, and the kind which nourishes the body with vitamin richness. This richness is demonstrated with the playfulness of the colors the artist can bring out, as well as the attention to detail which needs to be highly considered due to....

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‘Arrangements’ by Tony Matelli @ Nino Mier Gallery

by Joseph A. Hazani November 19, 2022

Meanwhile, at Nino Meir, we have a similar sculptural exertion in the botanical, this time as a remedy of doldrum vanity in Mr. Tony Matelli’s Arrangements. For what else is floral décor but a means of imbuing a vacuous space with vacuole splendor? And yet, does plant life display a means or an ends? Shouldn’t the object be treated as something more than household coverup? Mr. Matelli is 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....