Friday, December 1, 2006

dialectic


Odd Nerdrum, "Man in Boat" (2003)


the dialectic turns beyond true and the false, the yes and the no, being and non-being, good and evil, morals and ethics, law and freedom, freedom and necessity, reason and unreason, civilization and culture, barbarian and greek, gentile and jew, muslim and kufr, orthodoxy and heresy, burgher and proletarian, male and female, Geist and matter, idealism and materialism, fact and value, form and content, alpha and omega, beginning and end, first and last, election and damnation, hope and despair, one and many, beyond either/or until it arrives at...

-LoA

2 comments:

Suroor said...

This is beautiful and somewhat nightmarish...

Lawrence of Arabia said...

...divine madness.