The importance of “emptiness” in art (and music)

I just listened to Lang Lang playing Robert Schumann, Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15: No. 7, Träumerei (Daydream) (listen to an excerpt, below) and I was amazed of the expressive power of the pauses in the score, extended beautifully and sensitively by Lang Lang. It made me think of the art of Vermeer. Why […]

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Modern art lecture video (in Esperanto)

My lecture presented at the Universal Congress of Esperanto, Hanoi, Vietnam, June 2012 Part 1 Part 2 There is another, better lit version, viewable on Esperanto-TV. Read the lecture notes as an essay (in English) • (in Esperanto)

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