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"I don’t care for all living creatures. I only care for the four-legged ones, the four-legged ones and the élite of the two-legged ones. The other two-legged ones, I don’t care for. They are not the élite. In the works of a great painter, I will take the masterpieces." - Savitri Devi

German Translation Published

GERMAN TRANSLATION PUBLISHED: Counterjihad has just published a German translation of my article on the biological and philosophical implications of human beauty, “Beauty, Art, and Race.”

"The minority is often right, and the majority is always wrong." - Henrik Ibsen

The Banishment of Beauty

by Kevin Alfred Strom

HERE IS AN AMAZING four-part video series (43 minutes total and well worth the time) by the painter Scott Burdick. Don’t be put off by the fact that Burdick goes out of his way — way, way out of his way — to show traditional Western art, some of it […]

"As I wander through the marketplace of Athens I marvel at all the things I can do without." - Socrates

My Art Site Recognized

MY ART SITE RECOGNIZED: My online art gallery — to which I’ve added quite a bit of content over the last month — has been recognized as being in “impeccable taste” by Leslie H. Higgins, the paleoconservative operator of The Young and Once Good Pundit. Mr. Higgins nevertheless characterizes me as “problematic” and as […]

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." - Aesop

The Pine

by Däanlea and Kevin Alfred Strom

AUTHOR’S NOTE:

THIS POEM is really two poems by two authors.

The first part was sent to me by an aspiring new poet named Däanlea, whose work really deserves to be published in print one day.

The second part is my response.

This piece begins in a personal vein, […]

"Without leadership of a high order the people perish, as shall presently be witnessed in America." - William Gayley Simpson (1979)

Art Gallery Recognized

ART GALLERY RECOGNIZED: The Spanish-language art blog Aquí gobierno yo has added my art gallery to its list of recommended art sites. It’s quite an honor to be linked side-by-side with the Fitzwilliam Museum, the National Galleries of Scotland, and others.

Aquí gobierno yo […]

"I cannot believe in a God who wants to be praised all the time." - Nietzsche

New and Rare Images of Edgar and Virginia Poe

The Learned portrait of Virginia Poe, left; on the right the Traylor Miniature, showing a very young Edgar Poe.

by Kevin Alfred Strom

THIS YEAR marks the 200th birthday of the great poet and thinker Edgar Allan Poe. Today, October 7th, is the day of his mysterious death 160 years ago in Baltimore. And […]

"If evil be spoken of you and it be true, correct yourself, if it be a lie, laugh at it." - Epictetus

Art Site Updated

ART SITE UPDATED: My online art gallery has been updated recently, with newly-added paintings by Paul Delaroche, Angelica Kauffmann, Louis Janmot, Sophie Anderson, John Everett Millais, Abbott Handerson Thayer, Alexandre Cabanel, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Also added were portraits of Edgar and Virginia Poe, T.E. Lawrence, William Butler Yeats, Nikolai Gogol, Robert Louis Stevenson, Pedro […]

"The New Deal began, like the Salvation Army, by promising to save humanity. It ended, again like the Salvation Army, by running flop-houses and disturbing the peace." - Mencken

Art Gallery Restored

ART GALLERY RESTORED: After a too-long absence due to serious damage done by hackers, my art and photography gallery is now back online! Let me know if you experience any glitches or missing images. There are categories for paintings, sculpture, portraits, personal photographs, digital art, and more. It can be accessed using the ‘Art’ […]

"From the deepest desires often comes the deadliest hate." - Socrates

Art Gallery Updated

ART GALLERY UPDATED: [NOTE, MAY 2d, 2009: Presently the gallery is offline, as it was one of my sites defaced by hackers. I am working on restoring it.] My online art gallery has been updated in the last few days, with new entries in Paintings, Sculpture, Portraits, Numismatic and Engraver’s Art, and Personal Photographs. […]

"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within." - Elizabeth Kübler-Ross

The Third Renaissance

THE THIRD RENAISSANCE: More thoughts from John Galsworthy; writing in 1911 — near the brink of the Suicide of the West in World War I — he called his age the Third Renaissance:

“I cannot help thinking that historians, looking back from the far future, will record this age as the Third Renaissance. We […]