Nuit Blanche, Despite the Grey

by HRM on October 17, 2012

Two art-hunters take Paris 1. Patrick Errington explores the left bank This was my first time in Paris for the much-hyped Nuit Blanche festival and my goal was to stay general and experience as much as I could.


In the beginning

by HRM on October 16, 2012

Sitting at the edge of the boardwalk built this year at the Chobe Game Lodge, I can see at least twenty-four elephants. Elephants! Three or more are babies. There are thirty or more skirting the periphery but they fade in and out of view.


Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky are the translating dream team. Husband and wife, American and Russian, tall and short – together, they have translated twenty-one classic Russian texts into English, working their way from Anton to Zhivago.


The Road found in Paris:

by HRM on August 16, 2012

Paris is the opposite of an open road. It is a collision, a set of barricades, serpentine passages constructed and built up over centuries. All paths lead to this mess of an intersection, dense with smoke and tourists, streets that disappear.


The Living Utopia

by HRM on August 4, 2012

“You are now officially crossing the border between real life and fiction!” Artist Laurent Godard opens the door of his Atelier with a grand gesture, “you will enter a whole new world situated right in the heart of Paris.”


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