Tag: Arno Breker
In Defense of Nature:
An Introduction to the Philosophy of F. W. J. Schelling,
Part 2 of 2 (Part 1 here)
In the first part of this essay I introduced readers to Schelling, who is one of the first philosophers to react against what Heideggereans have called “the metaphysics of presence”: the hidden will in Western metaphysics that gives primacy to human subjectivity, adjusting our understanding of the Being of beings to the human desire that beings should be completely transparent to us, hiding nothing, and readily available for our manipulation. In response to this, Schelling argues that it is nature, not human subjectivity, that should be the starting point of philosophy. (more…)
In my writing for Counter-Currents, I’ve called for the formation of a dissident high culture. At the time of writing, there is only a smattering of cultural institutions which are explicitly Dissident Right, which means that the future of dissident high culture is whatever we make it. The future is a vast empty space which we have been tasked with filling.
But the past of dissident high culture is not so empty. No, it is rather crowded over at the Restaurant de la Tour Eiffel. Indeed, you could say that the avant-garde of the past was decisively reactionary. (more…)
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 155
The Arts & Metapolitics
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John Morgan of Arktos joins Greg Johnson to interview David Yorkshire, editor of Mjolnir Magazine, a print journal dedicated to cultivating artistic creativity from a European identitarian perspective. (more…)
Welcome to Counter Currents Radio. I’m your host Greg Johnson. With us today is Jonathan Bowden. First of all, I need to ask you is it “Boden” or Bowden?
JB: Depends where you are in England basically, if you are in the North of England you say “Boden,” but if you are from the South of England, and I’m from the South of England, you say Bowden. (more…)
Classical Modernism & the Art of the Radical Right
Edited by Alex Kurtagić
The following is an excerpt from Jonathan Bowden’s Heat. (more…)
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 27
Jonathan Bowden’s Last Interview, Part 1
Zeus Hangs Hera at the World’s Edge:
Arno Breker & the Pursuit of Perfection
Arno Breker (1900–1991) was the leading proponent of the neo-classical school in the twentieth century, but he was not alone by any stretch of the imagination. If we gaze upon a great retinue of his figurines, which can be seen assembled in the Studio at Jackesbruch (1941), (more…)