‘The Harvest’ by David Hicks @ Diane Rosenstein Gallery

by Joseph A. Hazani April 28, 2023

What does it mean to harvest? To reap what one has sowed. In this necessarily positive fulfillment, Mr. David Hicks brings to market a delectable offering of pious meditation on the herbage fulfilled in his Central Coastal California nativity at Diane Rosenstein Gallery. It is in this honest toil towards producing what is necessary for souls which is then transformed, imputed, elevated, with his....

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Permanent Collection @ Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

by Joseph A. Hazani April 25, 2023

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City provides a wonderful demonstration of the availability of good taste across the United States. The museum’s permanent collection gives us strong concepts of beauty, particularly of the geometrical variety, which transcend the more generic intuition of what is a beautiful image as we receive it from our experience of the civilized world. After....

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Paul Cezanne Retrospective @ Art Institute of Chicago

by Joseph A. Hazani April 25, 2023

Paul Cezanne’s retrospective at The Art Institute of Chicago displays many of his later yearly works. These works demonstrate a noteworthy transition in the continuity of the Western Fine Arts Tradition, away from scenes of intense and vivid religiosity towards the mundane and bromidic. His artworks seldom strain to make efforts at capturing something forcefully confidently beyond man’s....

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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....