Politics

Kiwi Observation

Well, I told you so, didn’t I? Freedom of the press and democracy have soon to be red-listed as endangered species. Jon Stephenson, freelance investigative journalist from New Zealand, has accused the New Zealand Defence Forces on spying on him while he was in Afghanistan (see http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10904564). In my recent article What is a Crime? I … Continue reading

Aesthetics / Art

About K. O. Götz

  Karl Otto Götz is one of my favorite painters. He is one of the main exponents in Germany of the “Informel”, the European counterpart to the American Abstract Expressionism. As an arts professor at Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf, he also was a teacher of several important artists, including, for example, Gerhard Richter. Should you be … Continue reading

Aesthetics / Art / Fashion

Wearable Abstract Art

Special products are the result of special ideas and emerge from long experience and a deep understanding of the properties of the underlying materials and processes. In my recent article Randomness and Control – using the example of Gerhard Richter’s abstract paintings – I have described the aesthetic effects resulting from a combination of those aspects of a … Continue reading