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Daily Archives: October 28th, 2009

A Nihilist at the Opera

The eroticism of this photograph of Finnish soprano Karita Mattila in the title role of the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of Puccini’s Tosca, one of the most beloved of Italian operas, gives you some idea of what it’s like when one of today’s hip nihilists takes over a traditional art form. This production was booed by Met fans […]

Why Modern Design is Anti-Woman and Anti-Family

                                             Interior Design Magazine/ Photo by Eric Laignel.   Natalie writes in response to the previous post on interior design:     I was interested in your thoughts on current interior design trends and the rise in minimalism. First, minimalism is a very masculine style, and one could say that the more androgynous […]