Resources: Books, Poetry, and Other Things of Note
of the great things I had the privilege to hear was Eli Siegel's
discussion of Joseph
Conrad's famous story Heart
of Darkness. You can read a fine report of it on
you care for New York City, its people, buildings, bridges, museums,
you'll love this new website titled Aesthetic
Realism Looks at NYC
I love the film "Brushstrokes," produced by the United Nations. This animated film by Award-winner Ken Kimmelman, shows through humor the ridiculousness of prejudice.
It "is based on the Aesthetic Realism understanding of racism where it begins: the contempt for difference which needs to be understood for prejudice to end." To see it on YouTube click here.
The Aesthetic Realism Online
Library, containing chapters from Self
and World; poetry,
and lectures by
Young Man of New Guinea, by Arnold
Perey, anthropologist, and Aesthetic Realism Consultant.
This book is important for many reasons. One, is that it is
against racism. Also, I recommend Arnold Perey's important article
Indian Culture in the US. He says about it: "In
article I say how Aesthetic Realism
fights prejudice and makes for respect and kindness, even wherethere
has been great
website I recommend--particularly to persons interested in the
of World War
I is Rob
of the Great War. He has, perhaps, the finest collection of photographs
from that period. I care very much for how he writes
the poem "In
Flanders Fields" by John McCrae. And I'm proud to have on this
a talk Eli Siegel gave on the play The
Miracle at Verdun.
see what Aesthetic Realism explains about the relation of art and life,
see Sargent's "Madame X"; or, Assertion and Retreat in Woman"