Posted by Sadie from D007119.N1.Vanderbilt.Edu (18.104.22.168) on Thursday, August 21, 2003 at 3:49PM :
In Reply to: Re: Cremaster 3 revisited posted by Sadie from D007119.N1.Vanderbilt.Edu (22.214.171.124) on Thursday, August 21, 2003 at 2:35PM :
: The more I think about it, his work perfectly captures adolescent narcissistic autoerotism/self-exploration...
xxx I've read some writings today by critics who think the guy is full of himself, & I see why they think that.... & I think this had to do with my original repulsion upon viewing his work the first time. Also, apparently the concrete elevator scene has to do with casting some masonic symbol or other, which causes his "fall" from innocence. Perhaps this fall from innocence is also symbolized by the falling elevator, but I still think the falling elevator is also symbolic of testicular descent (& perhaps also ties in with innocence/potential lost). Enough about this, though. It's not worth this much time, compared to other things.
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