‘Full Metal Jacket’ Movie Review

by Joseph A. Hazani September 7, 2022

“War is hell,” a helicopter gunner answers matter-of-factly to a combat reporter as he finishes mowing down innocent Vietnamese farmers. It is an ugly truth that the conditions of survival, when coordinated at such massive industrial scales, creates a moment in American History which has been canonized by Filmmakers of great renown. In Mr. Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket, we have a....

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Oxygen: A Jimmy Edgar Solo Show @ Vellum LA

by Joseph A. Hazani September 2, 2022

Mr. Jimmy Edgar introduces to us digital art forms which appropriately generate a positive critique of digital art itself at the Non-fungible token (NFT) art gallery Vellum LA. The question of eternity is raised when work that is purposefully commercial ergo transactional is contemporaneously celebrated; when not the aim of permanent goodness is being achieved but temporary gratification,....

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‘TMI’ by Andrew Kuo @ Tanya Leighton

by Joseph A. Hazani August 28, 2022

Tanya Leighton introduces us to a new sense of ordering with Mr. Andrew Kuo’s TMI opening. The desire to represent a vivid palette admixed with cerebral musings characteristically portrays New York Fine Arts in the best light. Without being too clever, Mr. Kuo is able to achieve a level of difficulty in needing to balance beauty without snark in his fragmentation of colors in his canvases.....

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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....