Jane Austen

Jane Austen

la temeridad de escribir sobre Jane Austen es consciente de dos hechos: primero, La de todos los grandes escritores es la más difícil de atrapar en el acto de grandeza; En segundo lugar, que hay veinticinco ancianos que viven en el barrio de Londres, que se resienten contra su genio como si fuera un insulto a la castidad de sus tías. En una revisión en 1922 de una colección de escritos tempranos de Austen, Love and Freindship, Woolf opinó que;   All over England for the past ten or twenty years the reputation of Jane Austen has been accumulating on top of us like . . . quilts and blankets. […]

Fashion is such an empty word

Fashion is such an empty word

The new feature length documentary film. Directed by Reiner Holzemer, the German filmmaker behind William Eggleston: Photographer and Magnum Photos: The Changing of a Myth, the film explores Noten’s approach to four fashion collections, documenting his creative process from his Antwerp office and in the splendid gardens of his sprawling home, and celebrates his enduring fascination with naturalism, prints and colour. For the film, Holzemer followed the Belgian designer for a full year, and this narrative is interspersed with snippets of Noten musing on film footage of his past runway shows, and considering his now signature aesthetic, one bursting with exuberant patterns and prismatic touches. The documentary also features commentary about […]

Prevert-Magritte

Aujourd’hui, de même que l’aromancier, comme la seiche, déverse methodiquement son encre pour dissimuler, le peintre tachiste jette sur la toile, avec une désinvolture frénétiquement pré-fabriquee, des tres vacillantes esquisses d l’inconsciente et refoulée autocritique de son involontaire autoportrait.