In "Performance," Roeg's first feature film as director, Mick Jagger plays a reclusive rock star who, amid a hedonistic tangle of sex and drugs, insinuates his identity into that of a small-time gangster taking refuge in his home. Making use of his skills as a cinematographer, Roeg splices in images
As Muriel Cooper saw things, the ruling metaphor for the computer age should be the "information landscape," not the "information highway." Rather than cutting a linear path through a forest of data, computers give us the ability to fly through three-dimensional landscapes with constellations of in
Every now and then there comes along a person with "a sensibility higher than our own who can depict an apple to stand for both that particular apple and all apples" -- at least that's how one expert put it.
The applemaster referred to was Paul Cezanne, one of the most famous of the French Impres
Evincing probably the most machismo of the macho male Minimalist sculptors, Richard Serra defines the very meaning of power and control -- tackling tonnages of sheets of steel into gentle submission. One does not merely contemplate his 1997-98 "Torqued Ellipses," one is consumed by it, traversing and