Love in perfect measures from the “Little Tailor”

The Little Tailor is a story of love, loyalty and forgiveness. However, if we are willing to accept that loyalty isn’t necessarily constant (and something we should not demand of others as much as we do) and that forgiveness becomes necessary only when we assume that loyalty should be, than we take away the buffers and understand that the film is solely and simply about … Continue reading Love in perfect measures from the “Little Tailor”

About Love by Anton Chekhov

ABOUT LOVE by Anton Chekhov AT lunch next day there were very nice pies, crayfish, and mutton cutlets; and while we were eating, Nikanor, the cook, came up to ask what the visitors would like for dinner. He was a man of medium height, with a puffy face and little eyes; he was close-shaven, and it looked as though his moustaches had not been shaved, … Continue reading About Love by Anton Chekhov

The multidimensionality of love and desire

“Kiss” versus “Caress” It takes a comparison of two paintings from two art giants to illustrate the multidimensionality of love and desire. Egon Schiele’s painting “Cardinal and Nun (Caress)”, painted in 1912, is inspired by his close friend and mentor-figure Gustav Klimt’s famous painting of five years earlier, “Kiss”. Schiele’s particular brand of genius here is at once recognizing the masterpiece in Klimt’s painting – … Continue reading The multidimensionality of love and desire

No Rest for the Wicked by Lykke Li

  From Album: I Never Learn, 2014 [amazon template=per imazhet&asin=B00J4DOYWY][amazon template=per imazhet] Genre: Indie pop, alternative, dream pop Band origin: Sweden Origin of song title: “No Rest For The Wicked” (from Urban Dictionary) Isaiah 48:22 ” ‘There is no peace,’ says the Lord, ‘for the wicked.’ ” Isaiah 57:20 “But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.” … Continue reading No Rest for the Wicked by Lykke Li