Peter’s Crazy Aunt as of Boxing Day 2011

Edward G. Nilges, “State of Peter’s Flibbertigibbet Knucklehead Aunt Dances on the Strand to Bach as well as the Zydeco Sound of Clifton Chenier (the King of the Bayou) as of 26 Dec 2011”. Acrylic wash on canvas, 60 x 80 cm, 26 Dec 2011.

Edward G. Nilges, “Chiaroscuro Study for Peter’s Flibbertigibbet Knucklehead Aunt Dances on the Strand to Bach as well as the Zydeco Sound of Clifton Chenier (the King of the Bayou)”. Photo of incomplete painting (acrylic wash on canvas, 60 x 80 cm), with Gimp colorization & highlight, 26 Dec 2011.

Edward G. Nilges, “Colour Study for Peter’s Flibbertigibbet Knucklehead Aunt Dances on the Strand to Bach as well as the Zydeco Sound of Clifton Chenier (the King of the Bayou)”. Photo of incomplete painting (acrylic wash on canvas, 60 x 80 cm), with Gimp colorization & highlight, 26 Dec 2011.

Stun me if there isn’t a cataract which means I must relate feet to water. Life sucks.

Turns out that the Dark Land is behind her to set her off, for as in Adorno’s final meditation from Minima Moralia, things shoot (zuschammen) into the mirror writing of their opposite.

Sunshine Tian and Hello Kitty appear.

Mass appeal – rotsa ruck at this rate. The world is flat, as that damn fool Thomas L Friedman said, but not meaning it in this way. I just want the children to know.

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2 Responses to “Peter’s Crazy Aunt as of Boxing Day 2011”

  1. das gras wieder auf, das gras weider auf… (the phrase after the word ‘zusammen’ from Goethe and Brahms… I never knew until a German speaker brought to my attention that my chemistry teachers had been botching the pronunciation when explaining the origin of the term “Z configuration.”)

  2. spinoza1111 Says:

    Thanks! Adorno is saying I think that the infection of opposites where in Kipling’s words re the Far East “the best is like the worst” has to be accepted.

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