|—||Emmanuel Levinas : “Freedom and Command,” in: Collected Philosophical Papers (via fuckyeahphilosophy)|
Knowledge is knowing that Frankenstein is not the monster.
Wisdom is knowing that Frankenstein is the monster.
'Man is a wolf to man'
This tattoo signifies 'I am angry with my fate - my life is a failure'.
Now that’s what I call justice
These sum up the only reason I would ever leave tumblr
Text on the top reads: 'The Russian Communist Party will lead everyone to communism!'.
Text on the book reads ‘Lenin’.
A pejorative youth tattoo on the buttock. Brezhnev’s finger points towards the bearer’s anus.
This tattoo is known as ‘The Great Cannibal - the organiser of the Great Terror’ or 'We were born to make Kafka reality'.
A humourous hooligan tattoo, typical in corrective labour camps in the north and the Taiga. The most common name for this tattoo is ‘Misha the accordion player’. The wearer was convicted for hooliganism.
I was just re-watching ‘Bright Young Things’, the film version of Evelyn Waugh’s ‘Vile Bodies’ and something in my head clicked when the main character invents a fake trend for bottle green bowler hats in his gossip column.
Doesn’t Cornelius Fudge, the Minister for Magic wear a lime green bowler…
Allegory of Martyrdom (verso: Thistle Motif), 2013
Ink, gouache and acrylics on paper, 27 x 70 cm
The Golden Thread (Duke of Athens and the Infamy of Crete), 2014
Acrylics on canvas mounted on cardboard, 30 x 40 cm