For the most part, Richardson is even-handed in his depiction of Picasso's tumultuous personal life, emphasizing the ways in which his relationships were mirrored in his art: how the painter routinely deified and eroticized
his mistresses in his work, and later dissected them as whores and beasts as his love for them began to darken.
And although the eroticized
longueurs of Wong Kar-wai's recent films (Happy Together and In the Mood for Love) have captivated such Hollywood hipsters as Sofia Coppola, it's the martial arts movies and gangster shoot-'em-ups that are more likely to cross into the mass market--even when their stars are less well known (albeit infinitely more glamorous) than Bruce Lee or Jackie Chan.
The fetish, considered both as a sign of the alienation of the worker from the product of his work and the substitution of the eroticized
body with an object equivalent, is fundamental to the principal relationships that exist in Western society and basic to much of the collective imagination.
I could identify with a lot of things in her character,'' says the superstar chanteuse, whose eroticized
recordings, concerts, videos and book have been as wildly successful as her attempts at movie acting (``Body of Evidence,'' ``Dick Tracy,'' ``Shanghai Surprise'') most often have not.
Ballard's 1973 novel about auto collision fetishists, on which the film is based, is a nonstop assault of eroticized
, mechanized mayhem.
The question that haunts his new work is whether he has become too comfortable with his aestheticized naivete or, more pointedly, whether the eroticized
violence of his emblematic upside-down figures has become a habitual argot or continues to carry power and dialectical conviction.
set out to write and direct his first feature film, he, too, intended to make something beautiful and worthwhile out of eroticized
Whereas most films (and not only conventional narrative features) encourage some form of identification whereby viewers can discern a human viewpoint behind the relation of the camera to its subjects--the camera becomes the eyes of the viewer for the length of the film--this one seems to look at its human protagonists with the same sort of distant yet eroticized
curiosity they have for the eccentric machines that are their costars.
A new brawny, brawling style has begun to replace the eroticized
elegance of Rudolf Nureyev, which in retrospect, Bourne thinks, looked ``quite fey and effeminate at times.
Weeks go by, and lonely man and beast form an unlikely, weirdly eroticized
Nowhere in evidence are the hunky boys who populate some of Hawkins's other work, but in some cases the abstract elements are interspersed with photomechanical reproductions of classical statuary (apparently taken from a German textbook, as indicated by the captions visible in Union of Eroticized
Gender with Abstract Overlay/Surplus and Feminine with Abstract Overlay/Surplus, all works 2006).
From the eroticized
abstractions of Yves Klein's ``Anthropometry'' series, in which nude female models swept their blue-painted bodies across a canvas, to Ed Kienholz's skin-crawling assemblage of junk parts, ``A Lady Named Zoa,'' the show, continuing through April 27, dramatically utilizes LACMA's permanent collections of paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, photographs, fashion design and ceramics.