La Mano di Escher (2) e quella del Parmigianino

“Mano con sfera riflettente” (Autoritratto allo specchio) – 1935 M. C. Escher ( vedi post precedente) fornisce la descrizione in terza persona di questa litografia: “Sulla mano del disegnatore c’è una sfera riflettente. In questo specchio egli vede un’immagine molto più completa dell’ambiente circostante, di quella che avrebbe attraverso una visione diretta. Lo spazio totale… Read More La Mano di Escher (2) e quella del Parmigianino

Courbet

Gustave Courbet (né le 10 juin 1819 et mort en 1877), peintre réaliste. “J’ai cinquante ans, et j’ai toujours vécu libre.Laissez-moi terminer mon existence, libre ; quand je serai mort, il faudra qu’on dise de moi : celui-là n’a jamais appartenu à aucune école, à aucune église, à aucune institution, à aucune académie, surtout à… Read More Courbet

Rap (1)

Is rap a foreign language? In 2003, a court battle started over a copyright issue between the Ant’ill Mob label Confetti Records and the Heartless Crew’s label Warner UK, who had used some lyrics on a remix.A three-judge panel heard arguments about what was taken from the original song and tried to rule on the… Read More Rap (1)

Dryden and Horace

John Dryden (1631 – 12 May 1700) – English poet, literary critic, and playwright., named England’s first poet laureate in 1668. He was also a translator and translated several classic poets, such as Horace, Juvenal, Ovid, Lucretius, and Theocritus, into English In 1685 he wrote a long poem: Imitation of Horace.Here are two stanzas, based… Read More Dryden and Horace