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BLAISE CENDRARS—FLÂNEUR EXTRAORDINAIRE

THE FRENCH word flâneur has nuances of meaning: loafer, stroller, dabbler, dawdler, loiterer, yet somehow describing a person who’s anything but inactive in these activities. Blaise Cendrars was a Swiss-born … Continue reading

January 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

LA CREATION DU MONDE

LET’S CELEBRATE the art of theater set design. Here’s a wonderful book on the topic, together with focus on one of its subjects, artist Fernand Léger, and one of my favorite pieces … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment