giacometti @ tate modern | september 10, 2017
on the essence of expression and reproducing the urge as fundamental physicality, representing the totality of expression / expressive potential… 40 more words
Do you have a favorite book reviewer?
Whenever I read a book review by James Wood in the New Yorker, I find myself marveling over Wood’s writing. 480 more words
Penski, Max. Three Kinds of Ruin: Heidegger, Benjamin, Sebald. Poligrafi, 2011.
Max Pensky analyzes “urbicide” of the European cities in the Second World War and the way urbicide was reflected in thinking of three key successive cultural figures: Heidegger, Benjamin, and Sebald. 45 more words
Sebald, W.G. Austerlitz, London: Hamish Hamilton. 2001
In Sebald’s novel which verges on the border of fiction and nonfiction, the person named Austerlitz appears and reappears in connection to a desperate attempt to grasp the meaning of German concentration camps as perceived by relatives of victims. 39 more words
Lewis’s HAD been out of time; and was in danger of being out of time,again, nearly seven years later (from the final closure of the last Lewis’s store in May 2010 ) 387 more words
‘I have the illusion that all I’d need to do is return to those faraway neighbourhoods to find the people I’ve lost.’ In mining memory and history, the work of the French Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano takes us on journeys Paris, both the Paris of now and the Parises that have existed before. 1,864 more words