Nostalgia and Beauty

Elaine Scarry opens up her essay “On Beauty and Being Just” by making the claim that beauty is always replication. Scarry writes that beauty is replication in many ways whether it is taking photographs, recapturing it in other forms of art, remaking a work of art or even just prolonged staring beauty is always rooted…

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Rebellious and Deviant: Art as an Act of Revolution

A Response to Carina’s “It Only Takes a Flicker to Light a Room and Spark a Revolution” Carina Pagotto’s art piece “It Only Takes a Flicker to Light a Room and Spark a Revolution” is a response to Grainge’s article about the 1998 film Pleasantville. The film itself blends black and white 50’s aesthetic with…

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