Picasso, and the Courage to Fail.

Le Mystère Picasso (The Picasso Mystery) is a feature film length documentary that documents Picasso’s painting process. The unconventional presentation and surprisingly engaging “plot” aside, there’s one thing that really captured my attention: Picasso’s willingness to fail. In more than one instance, we can see Picasso starting off with a rough idea, then slowly fleshing it […]

Old Boy: Lessons Learned

Rewatched Old Boy by Park Chan-Wook, it being one of my favorite films. Having known the plot beforehand, and this being the first time I’m watching it in years (watched the horrible remake of it about a while back, which probably prompted me to watch the original one this time round), I was able to […]

Art, Installation, and Envy.

Went to a gallery this other day and was able to gain exposure to, among others, Kwang-Young Chun’s installations. Mr Chun’s art (the ones I saw) consisted primarily of triangular plastic-foams wrapped in mulberry paper, tied with threads, and then glued onto panels. And there’s probably about thousands of these small items, intricately arranged in […]