Archive for the 'Art' Category

Nathan Szajnberg’s Ticho Award Lecture Part III

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Part III: Shakespeare’s Invention of the Human:

Generating Our Own Miseries or Not
Lear and his obverse, Prospero
Let’s leap to Shakespeare, that poet whom Harold Bloom said invented the human. Were we to have time for Lear alone, this would be enough. But, let us press ourselves and place King Lear and Shakespeare’s final play, The Tempest, aside each other like twinning, flickering stars to learn how one’s gravity affects the other and enlightens ourselves in turn.
Borges suggested that the tragic man is one who realizes he is in the tsunami’s

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The Art of Ilex Beller

Sunday, November 4th, 2012





Click Here to View: Powerpoint of the Art of Ilex Beller, Naive Polish Painter.

Photography Friday: Anita Katz

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

“Giverney in the Bronx,” by Anita Katz.

Anita is a psychoanalyst in private paractice, and she has written numerous psychoanalytic papers. Her passions include  ballroom dancing and Argentine Tango, studying classical piano, and, of course, photography.

If you would like to have your photography considered for internationalpsychoanalysis.net’s Photography Friday, please send your jpegs to Joel Seligmann, the photography editor.

DEPTH OF FIELD: Thomas Struth’s way of seeing

Friday, October 26th, 2012

 

Click here to read “DEPTH OF FIELD: Thomas Struth’s way of seeing” by Janet Malcolm from The New Yorker on September 26, 2011.

Thomas Struth’s large-scale portrait of Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, taken at Windsor Castle, was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery in London, for an exhibition of paintings and photographs of the Queen commemorating her Diamond Jubilee, next year. When Struth was approached, he wondered, “Would I be able to say something new about people like this?”

Authentication of Rembrandt’s Self-Portraits through the Use of Facial Aging Analysis

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012




Click Here to Read:  Authentication of Rembrandt’s Self-Portraits through the Use of Facial Aging Analysis by Tal Friedman, MD, MHA, Doron J. Lurie, PhD and Avshalom Shalom, MD, MHA. IMAJ 2012: 14: October: 591-594.

Doing Psychoanalysis in Tehran: In treatment, state and system

Thursday, October 18th, 2012






Click Here to Read: Doing Psychoanalysis in Tehran: In treatment, state and system: An exploration of the ‘Persian psyche’ challenges Western preconceptions, finds Shahidha Bari, reviewing a book by Gohar Homayounpour on The Higher Education Times website on October 18, 2012,

Pictures at a (Klimt) Exhibition

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Click here to read “Music at an Exhibition: Gustav Klimt’s Drawings at the Getty Museum” by Lynne Oliva, Psy.D.

Lynne Oliva, a psychoanalyst in LA takes us on a Klimt tour at the Getty exhibition, which closed recently.  She gives a personal sense of the musicality she felt moving through these pictures at an exhibition.

Those of us in NYC or who visit can get the flavor of Klimt’s drawings at the Neuegalarie.

N. Szajnberg, MD, Managing Editor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Three Gorgons (1901), Albertina Museum, Vienna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Studies for Goldfish (1901), J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Interview with Eric Kandel

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Interview with Eric Kandel: ‘I See Psychoanalysis, Art and Biology Coming together, Interview conducted by Johann Grolle, on the Speigel Online International Website on October 11, 2012.  

Eric Kandel is considered one of the world’s most important neuroscientists. He recently published a book about the creative power of Vienna, the city of his birth. In an interview, he discusses the demonic side of man and the postcoital perspectives offered in Gustav Klimt’s paintings.

Expo Chicago: Money and art mingle, with little benefit to art

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Click here to read “Expo Chicago: Money and art mingle, with little benefit to art” by Jeff Lusanne from World Socialist Web Site on September 27, 2012.

After a six-year hiatus, Chicago was once again host in 2012 to an international art fair, Expo Chicago. The event was held September 20-23 in the massive Festival Hall at Navy Pier, a tourist destination near the city’s center. One hundred galleries exhibited work in the fair, presenting enough material to easily fill up a day of viewing. Such a presentation offered a unique opportunity to survey the world of contemporary art—and, specifically, its problems and possibilities.

“Twinned Brothers” : the Parallel Personalities of Timon and Hamlet

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012




Click Here to Read:  “Twinned Brothers” : the Parallel Personalities of Timon and Hamlet by Amanda Machado an Honors Projects Overview from the  Rhode Island College Honors Projects on  Rhode Island College Digital Commons website.

Photography Friday: Hamed Sufi

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

“Light and Obscure” by Hamed Sufi. Mr. Sufi graduated in Pharmacy in Tehran, Iran

If you would like to have your photography considered for internationalpsychoanalysis.net’s Photography Friday, please send your jpeg images to Joel Seligmann. the Photography Editor.

Salomé, Wilde, and Freud

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012






 

Click Here to Read: Salomé, Wilde, and Freud on the Inklings website on February 9, 2012.

Oscar Wilde as Salomé

A Month in the Country

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Click Here to Read: Group Psychoanalysis on a Russian Estate:  ‘A Month in the Country,’ at Williamstown Theater Festival, Reviewed by Ben Brantley in The New York Times on August 10, 2012.

From left, Kate Kearney-Patch, Elisabeth Waterston, Jessica Collins and Jeremy Strong in “A Month in the Country.”

When Past is Present

Saturday, July 21st, 2012




 

Click Here to Read: When Past is Present By Alan Riding in The New York Times on July 20, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Chilling archives of French Jews deported to Auschwitz shown for 1st time to public in the Washington Post on July 17, 2012.

The truth, beauty and desire: Klimt drawings evoke ferment of turn-of-the-century Vienna

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

 


 

Click Here to Read: The truth, beauty and desire: Klimt drawings evoke ferment of turn-of-the-century Vienna by Tom Teicholz on the Jewish Journal.com website on July 11, 2012.

Gustav Klimt’s “Half-Length of a Lady in black wearing a Hat with a Feather” (1907-1908). Image courtesy of the Albertina Museum., Vienna

Absolutely-Too-Much

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

 

Click Here to Read: Absolutely-Too-Much by Simon Critchley on the Brooklyn Rail website in the July August issue.

The Big A by Al Held, 1962,  Courtesy of the Al Held Foundation 

 

The Late Henry Moss: Sam Shepard’s final exorcism

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Click Here to Read: The Late Henry Moss: Sam Shepard’s final exorcism by Richard Adams on the World Socialist Website on July 7, 2012.

The Late Henry Moss Joe Dalo, Ivet Corvea and Gary Werntz [Photos: Mathew Richter]

Lucian Freud’s ‘Naked Truths’ Documentary Premiers In Conjunction With ‘Portraits’ Exhibition At The Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth

Saturday, June 30th, 2012




Click Here to Read: Lucian Freud’s ‘Naked Truths’ Documentary Premiers In Conjunction With ‘Portraits’ Exhibition At The Modern Art Museum Of Fort Worth (PHOTOS) By Priscilla Frank on the The Huffington Post  website on June 30, 2012.

Pottery 20,000 Years Old Found in a Chinese Cave

Saturday, June 30th, 2012




Click Here to Read:  Pottery 20,000 Years Old Found in a Chinese Cave By Didi Tang   the Sci-Tech Today.com website on June 29, 2012

Brain Waves Lift Me Higher

Sunday, June 24th, 2012




Click Here to Read: Brain Waves Lift Me Higher by Ariel Kaminer in The eEw York Times on June 22, 2012.