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France Is Trying To Raise Millions To Buy De Sade’s Filthiest Manuscript

“The French government is appealing for corporate help to acquire the manuscript of the Marquis de Sade’s notorious The 120 Days of Sodom, valued at €4.5m (£3.9m), for the National Library of France.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, France, Words, Marquis de Sade, de Sade, 02.22.21


The Antiquarian Book Dealer Who Became 'France's Bernie Madoff'

Gérard Lhéritier, the son and grandson of plumbers, built himself into the biggest, and flashiest, seller of old manuscripts and books in France, a businessman whose (heavily publicized) prize piece of inventory was the Marquis de Sade's original manuscript of 120 Days of Sodom. (Naturally, Esquire uses that fact as the hook for this article.) […]
Tags: Art, France, People, Esquire, Marquis de Sade, Bernie Madoff, 03.27.18, Gérard Lhéritier


George Orwell Reviews Salvador Dali’s Autobiography: “Dali is a Good Draughtsman and a Disgusting Human Being” (1944)

Images or Orwell and Dali via Wikimedia Commons Should we hold artists to the same standards of human decency that we expect of everyone else? Should talented people be exempt from ordinary morality? Should artists of questionable character have their work consigned to the trash along with their personal reputations? These questions, for all their timeliness in the present, seemed no less thorny and compelling 74 years ago when George Orwell confronted the strange case of Salvador Dali, an unde...
Tags: Google, Art, College, America, Spain, George Orwell, Franco, Gazprom, Salvador Dalí, Shakespeare, Orwell, Jones, Tolstoy, Noam Chomsky, Facebook Twitter, Dali


SCAD artist turns recycled materials into giant puppets to revitalize a historic French village

https://vimeo.com/174097575 Founded in 2002, SCAD Lacoste is a study abroad campus set in a medieval village with stone structures that date as far back as the 12th century. Many of the buildings have been carefully restored and converted into student dorms, offices, classrooms, and studios with modern amenities without compromising the village’s historic integrity. Student-created art punctuates the village and buildings for a delightful contrast between old and new, however, the real beauty o...
Tags: Art, Hong Kong, Design, France, Atlanta, Gallery, Puppets, Sam, Historic Preservation, Parade, Carousel Showcase, Recycled Materials, Inhabitat, Adaptive Reuse, Marquis de Sade, Lacoste


SCAD artist turns cardboard waste into giant puppets to revitalize a historic French village

https://vimeo.com/174097575 Founded in 2002, SCAD Lacoste is a study abroad campus set in a medieval village with stone structures that date as far back as the 12th century. Many of the buildings have been carefully restored and converted into student dorms, offices, classrooms, and studios with modern amenities without compromising the village’s historic integrity. Student-created art punctuates the village and buildings for a delightful contrast between old and new, however, the real beauty o...
Tags: Art, Hong Kong, Design, France, Atlanta, Gallery, Puppets, Sam, Historic Preservation, Parade, Carousel Showcase, Recycled Materials, Inhabitat, Adaptive Reuse, Marquis de Sade, Lacoste


Medieval village ruins converted into an art school unveil past secrets

Once the stomping grounds of Celtic tribes, Roman armies, and famed painters like Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso, this tiny village made from stone has enjoyed a colorful history thanks to its location along the ancient La Via Domita, the first paved trade route that passed through the Luberon Valley to link Italy and Hispania. The cluster of stone structures clings to a hillside overlooking spectacular valley vistas of lavender fields and the Luberon ranges. Like an open-air museum, the vill...
Tags: Art, Design, Atlanta, Features, Architecture, Italy, Pablo Picasso, Green Building, Medieval, Henri Matisse, Historic Preservation, Provence, Carousel Showcase, Recycled Materials, Green Renovation, Caves


Dominic West webchat – as it happened

The star of The Wire, The Affair and now Les Liaisons Dangereuses talked about McNulty’s fake English accent, Cynthia Nixon as a therapist, wearing a silver caped leotard and mountain climbing 6.08pm GMT Thank you all for your kindnesses and rudenesses. I've really enjoyed it. I hope you can get along to see NT Live on Thursday. Keep it real. Protect and serve. 6.06pm GMT Kristina Wilde asks:I was lucky enough to see Dangerous Liaisons from the front row last Saturday and was completely ...
Tags: Television, Drama, Theatre, Culture, Television & radio, Stage, US television, Dominic West, The Wire, Cynthia Nixon, McNulty, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Valmont, Kristina Wilde, Marquis de Sade, Laclos



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