Tag: expressionism

  • Analogue Art by Isabelle Borg

    written by webo29 on 2012-01-19 in #lifestyle
    Analogue Art by Isabelle Borg

    “Painting, for me is an activity I need to get involved in, that has a total effect -- not just a conceptual but an overall physical experience.” - Isabelle Borg

  • Appreciating Films: Fritz Lang's Metropolis (1927)

    written by marthasmarvels on 2011-11-24 in #lifestyle
    Appreciating Films: Fritz Lang's Metropolis (1927)

    Fritz Lang’s 1927 work, Metropolis, was a key example of German expressionist film and is considered as one of the first, if not the first, science fiction film that would eventually inspire and influence directors such as Ridley Scott, Stanley Kubrick and George Lucas. The film portrays an urban dystopia set in the year 2000 where society is divided into two; an opulent ruling class that live in luxurious above ground skyscrapers, whilst the working underclass toil in a subterranean hellish nightmare.

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