Heterotopia of the film Solaris directed by Andrei Tarkovski
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  Jonathon Rosenbaum notes that Tarkovsky’s Solaris, (Andrei Tarkovsky 1972) unlike Lem’s novel, (Lem 2012) is rather anti-science fiction than science fiction. (Rosenbaum 1990, 60) Rosenbaum suggests that while the film is denying our archetypal space travel, the main concern … Read More

Sculpting in Time, with Andrei Tarkovsky
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Tarkovsky opposed to the movie editing and considered that the basis of the art of cinematography (movie art) is the internal rhythm of images. He considers cinema as a representation of distinctive currents or time waves, transmitted in the film … Read More

Art and attention to the sensitive
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 (Paul Cézanne, The Card Players 1892-95) Art is not content to copy nature. However, he does not turn away from her, but goes back to the source. In Cézanne’s painting, Merleau-Ponty reminds us, it is never about color as a … Read More

Aesthetics and philosophy of art
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The philosophy of art designates both the almost constant interest of philosophers for art since antiquity and a discipline more or less conceived as autonomous since the end of the eighteenth century. For the historian of philosophy Michel Blay, two … Read More

Performance art
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(Bryan Zanisnik, performance of “When I Was a Child I Caught a Fleeting Glimpse”, 2009. ) An artistic performance is a behavioral artistic action undertaken by an artist(s), in front of an audience. The work can be presented in solo … Read More

Evolutionary art
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(An image generated using an evolutionary algorithm) Evolutionary art is a form of generative art in which works of art from the visual arts, music and performing arts are created using evolutionary algorithms. Evolutionary algorithms are methods for solving optimization problems using the principles of natural evolution. By conceiving of artistic processes as an optimization, can be … Read More

Can art be defined? Art and philosophy
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(Pompeii, House VII, 2, 6: Paquius Proculus and his wife, National Archaeological Museum of Naples, fresco of the first century.) Since at least antiquity, philosophy has questioned the nature of art. Plato in the Ion and Hippias Major or Aristotle … Read More