onsdag 11 november 2015

Evolian Art

Hereby an outing into the world of art.




Personally, I both like (1) abstract art and (2) art depicting everyday reality. As for abstract art, Julius Evola made some memorable pictures in this vein.

According to his autobiography, in his youth up and until 1921 Evola was active as a painter, as an abstract artist.

Evola is not a major figure of this art movement (that of Kandinsky, Klee, Balla, Picabia). However, he was indeed a part of it, making some notable contribitions. My personal favorite Evola paintings are ”Paesaggio interiore, apertura del diaframma,” ”Five o’clock tea” (see pic) and ”La libra s’infiamma e le piramidi”.

Evola meant that ”art is egoism and freedom,” a spiritual way of expressing yourself, a way of going into a trance and transcend the limitations of the individual.




Related
Bibliography of Svensson
Ernst Jünger -- A Portrait (2014)
Science Fiction Seen from the Right (2016)
Actionism (2017)

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