Study of Alessandra (after Duchamp). August 2013.

That is to say ,in opposition between the spectral appearance of the sexualized body and the repulsive body in decay it is the spectral appearance which is real and the decaying body which… Continue reading

Samuel. July, 2006.

The figure can simply be occupying a space and attempting to create structure through the inanimate objects contained within that space; like a prisoner whose sole possessions are a bucket, chair, bed and… Continue reading

Francis Bacon. Study for a Self Portrait (Triptych), 1985-86.

It is a unique sound. A cell door has no handle, either outside or inside; it cannot be shut except by being slammed to. It is made of massive steel and concrete, about… Continue reading

Cimabue. Crucifixion (detail), 1280.

Artemisia Gentileschi. Self Portrait as an Allegory of Painting, 1638-9.


I have no ambitions nor desires. To be a poet is not my ambition,. It’s simply my way of being alone. Alberto Caerio.

Daido Moriyama. On the Bed 1. Tokyo, Japan 1969.

Daido Moriyama. On the Bed 1. Tokyo, Japan 1969.

Ashille Gorky, Self Portrait at the Age of nine, 1928.

Amedeo Modigliani. Nude, 1917.


My soul is impatient with itself, as with a bothersome child; its restlessness keeps growing and is forever the same. Everything interests me, but nothing holds me. Fernando Pessoa