Tag: Love

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Jules and Jim François Truffaut

Jules and Jim: A Cultural Masterpiece

About Who We Are  Our Identity Anton Foek Amsterdam, January 28th 2022—While there’s no denying the love and affection that permeates throughout Jules and Jim, as Lily Collins’s eponymous character recently discovered during the second season of Netflix series Emily in Paris, it’s just as tragic as it is romantic. In the fourth episode of…
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Police

The Police Again and Again

Or How Not to be Angry Amsterdam, 26 December 2021–  The police called at my student apartment one early evening, but I didn’t answer as I thought they’d come to evict me. I hadn’t paid my rent in months.  But then I got to thinking: my mum hadn’t been too good and what if it was…
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Ama

AMA – a short film by Julie Gautier

JULIE: Ama is a silent film. It tells a story everyone can interpret in their own way, based on their own experience. There is no imposition, only suggestions. I wanted to share my biggest pain in this life with this film. For this is not too crude, I covered it with grace. To make it…
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Pablo Picasso Seated Women 1927

Picasso Love, Sex and Art

BBC Documentary 2015 Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, also known as Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973), was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he…
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Pablo Picasso and Françoise Gilot in Antibes

Inspiration and Love in Antibes

Françoise Gilot and Picasso A.F. Amsterdam/Antibes, August 18th 2021– Overlooking the Riviera coast, the Château Grimaldi in Antibes provides a dramatic setting for the world’s first museum dedicated to the works of Pablo Picasso The imposing medieval fortress in Antibes known as the Château Grimaldi was used by Pablo Picasso as a studio in 1946,…
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Love and Sex with Robots

Nick and I And Humanity

Part III Roanne van Voorst/nrc Amsterdam, August 11, 2021–I taught Nick about a theory from historian Jacob Burckhardt, which states that as a society’s material conditions become more complex, its social relations become coarser. Perhaps you could even say, I thought aloud, that the more complicated technology gets, the simpler humans become.  “Just think, Nick:…
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Sex Dolls Japan Silicone

Sex and sex dolls in Japan

Robotica global capital Part II by: Roanne van Voorst Amsterdam, Auhust 11th 2021– In Japan, where a large part of the sex dolls is produced, more and more young men seem to have such a doll at home.  No more real people in their bed for them: these dolls always make sense, never a headache,…
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Women kisses Sex Robot

Love and Sex of the Future

More love and sex of the future here. Part I by: Roanne van Voorst/nrc Amsterdam, August 11, 2021–In a brothel with sex dolls, an anthropologist wonders: “What will humans learn or unlearn about love and intimacy through these robots?” The problem wasn’t his bald head, though that contrasted rather unexpectedly with the full head of…
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Werner Bartens Love Sex

Sex, Love and the other secret things

Long-, short- or other term relations According to Werner Bartens by Rosan Hollak/ nrc Amsterdam, July 29th 2021–When you have just fallen in love, you are almost bursting with zest for life. Dopamine is released in the brain. That works as a stimulant, it makes you look at the world through rose-colored glasses. That one…
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Charles Baudelaire

Charles Baudelaire inspirator and early influencer

An example of and for Life ??  by Arnold Heumakers/nrc Amsterdam, July 29th 2021– One of the most remarkable prose poems in Baudelaire’s Le Spleen de Paris (1869) is about a mother whose son committed suicide. He hanged himself in the house of the painter, where the boy lived. The mother asks the painter (who…
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