Profile cover photo
Profile photo
tony prohaska
7 followers -
My father and me, over seventy years ago, at his studio at 50W. 10th St., NYC.
My father and me, over seventy years ago, at his studio at 50W. 10th St., NYC.

7 followers
About
tony's posts

Post has attachment
Ranting about Artists; June 23, 2017
I know pretty much what my personal problem with artists is, which is envy mixed with anger; it started with the Oedipus complex, but then it also has do do with my general make-up which is low Chutzpah, minimal draftsmanship ability, and general Avoidance ...

Post has attachment
Murdoch and Influence
...........work in progress...................... I suppose I need to say that I loved Peter J. Conradi's book, Iris Murdoch, A Life.  I've stated elsewhere that I never read a long book through unless I love it and I rarely get more than a few pages in wit...

Post has attachment
The Black Prince
I decided to re-read The Black Prince for what I thought must be at least the third time.  I don't doubt that I'm right about third time, but, oddly, I couldn't remember a damn thing about the book.  I couldn't quite put it down to my old-age short-term mem...

Post has attachment
Art in America
Suppose you are young. You burn to be an artist. You are serious. You want to be known, to make your mark. Over my life I've heard people say this.  I've even seen a few, very few, accomplish that goal; make their mark. In America, since before I was born, ...

Post has attachment
**


Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Iris Murdoch
It wasn't a shot in the dark, it was sort of Murdochian.  Her characters, they just have things come at them, fatefully, and she lets you know what they are thinking while it's happening, and you don't think of it as too coincidental, because you're drawn i...

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
What am reading?
What am I reading? Dorothy Tanning's Between Lives... Thomas Sowell, Marxism.  Lynn Tillman, The Madame Realism Complex... Pynchon, Against the Day... Hegel, A Graphic Guide, (a small Graphic Book, published in the U.K. )  and Larry River's What Did I Do".....

Post has attachment
Re-viewing, the Symbolic Order.
Using the invisible web of Cultural Anthropological context…. Re-Friending the Middle Class.  1.  Let’s suppose that we are elitist, upper middleclass liberal snobs. 2.  Let’s further suppose that we are at least to some extent, bohos.  3.  Let’s suppose th...
Wait while more posts are being loaded