The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: image

24.05.02 – Friday

24 May 2002, around 20.11.

Quickly, quickly to college. Mortification. The dean read out more than five hundred names within the close confines of the lecture hall – we sat and chattered and waited. CLASS PICTURE – a dully composed image of a people who can scarce bear the sight of each other sitting very close together and squinting into […]

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27 April 2003, around 11.06.

T.E. Hulme pontificates…

Socrates Silenos

27 October 2003, around 8.49.

Began reading The Mask of Socrates: the Image of the Intellectual in Antiquity, and was struck by the following passage: The earliest portrait of the philosopher originated about ten to twenty years after his death and shows him in the guise of Silenus. In flouting the High Classical standard of beauty so blatantly, this face […]

a realism

10 January 2006, around 20.45.

Frenchman’s dream

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14 June 2008, around 2.03.

keeping up with the neighbors…

the heart of the matter

6 December 2010, around 6.44.

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2 April 2011, around 10.14.

derring-do among the philologists…

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