Cosmic Interiors

Le Corbusier’s ‘Villa Contemporaine,’ 1922
cosmic interiors
The Apollonian city cast upon a Dionysian field; reason scattered about, held in orgiastic tension

Cosmic Interiors – 8.5″ x 11″, Mixed Media

The sublime feeling is a ‘rapid alternation’ between the fear of the overwhelming and the peculiar pleasure of seeing that overwhelming overwhelmed. It is the violent cleaving of the subject in two and the mind’s  subsequent capacity to return from the enormous; the momentous edge where the demands of reason and the faculties of imagination ultimately decide to resist subjective abandonment in the face of the inordinate.

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