Twenty years later, Wong Kar-wai’s celebrated film remains a master work of affect, though the eeriness of certain scenes sit more heavily given current events in Hong Kong.
A look at three paintings from the cusp of the 20th century that make a powerful argument for beauty.
This past weekend David Brooks, the conservative columnist at the New York Times left behind his contrarian punditry for a bit and tried his hand at writing on beauty.
Who decides what is and what is not beautiful? To address these questions, Berthold Ecker, Claude Grunitzky and Andreas Stadler, the curators of Beauty Contest at the Austrian Cultural Forum and MUSA, selected 20 internationally acclaimed artist who grapple with society’s obsession and fascination with physical appearance.