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    • The adytum.

    • The adytum.

    • Spirituality; Spirituality in art; Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900

    • This thesis explores the history of human spirituality and its present ambiguous place in our modern secular world. Accompanying the written thesis is documentation of my creative work by the same title. First I will describe spirituality as a...
    • Metamorphosis of Narcissus.

    • Metamorphosis of Narcissus.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Optical illusions; Allusions; Symbols; Myths; Sex; Fear; Love; Self-interest; Poetry; Women; Men; Nudes; Gays; Dancers; Dance; Backs (Anatomy); Pedestals; Body parts; Hands; Fingers; Eggs; Landscapes...

    • "This is the painting Dali took to show Freud in London. It belonged formerly to Edward James." (Caption); "At Zürs […] Dali embarked on a new experiment: the composition, in French, of a 'paranoaic' poem, The Myth of Narcissus,...
    • Robert Ingersoll, circa 1898.

    • Robert Ingersoll, circa 1898.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Men

    • Autographed portrait of R. G. (Robert Green) Ingersoll seated, wearing a three-piece suit and tie. Ingersoll lectured on "Why I Am an Agnostic" at Macauley's Theatre on February 23, 1898. In previous years, he had given lectures on...
    • Julia Marlowe as Galatea.

    • Julia Marlowe as Galatea.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actresses; Women; Costumes; Posing; Sculpture

    • Full-length character portrait of Julia Marlowe as Galatea, the ivory statue created by Pygmalion in Greek myth. She wears an Empire-waist tunic and stands on a pedestal between slightly parted stage curtains. Julia Marlowe was a child actress born...
    • Scratching Both Walls at Once, film still.

    • Scratching Both Walls at Once, film still.

    • Performance art; Video recording; Motion pictures; Film stills; Myths; Fairy tales; Allusions; Artificial limbs; Artists; Women; Hairstyles; Posing; Interiors; Rooms & spaces; Architectural elements; Walls; Windows

    • Film still from recorded performance. "Rebecca Horn's early performances involved her strapping surreal prostheses to her body or wearing elaborate costumes. The allusions to fairy tale and myth were unmistakable but rarely specific. Since...
    • Illumined Pleasures.

    • Illumined Pleasures.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Symbols; Allusions; Sex; Lust; Relations between the sexes; Fear; Disgrace; Anxiety; Distress; Psychiatry; Psychotherapy; Portraits; Self-portraits; Women; Men; Fathers; Families; Family; Spouses; Mothers; Heads...

    • "One of Dali's most Freudian paintings. Indeed, the elderly gentleman helping the lady in distress seems to be Freud himself, borrowed from [Max] Ernst's Pietà or Revolution by Night." (Caption); "Illumined Pleasures is one Dali's...
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