Aesthetics for Birds

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

Whispers of Power #4 Winner


It was a very tight race this week, thanks to all who submitted! Congratulations to Rebecca, and since we had so many submissions, we’d like to acknowledge Anouk and Inesbruinsmablog as runners-up.

(Rebecca: Email with contact details for your prize.)


House of Cards, Season 2

“Stronger than lover’s love is lover’s hate.
Incurable, in each, the wounds they make.”

Medea, Euripides

Title: Bathroom

Description: An amazing image, embodying the delicate and complex relationship between Frank (Kevin Spacey) and Claire Underwood (Robin Wright). Frank learns that a general, whom he is now to honor at a public ceremony, raped his wife when the two attended college together. The viewpoint, we take as observers, is extraordinary. After we witness him commit a murder to keep his own secrets, we are reminded of Frank’s genuine loyalty, compassion, and humanity. Or is it merely a double standard?

Next piece up tomorrow! Keep tabs on the project and contest at the project website here, or review the project over at the previous post here.

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