Economy, Politic

Globalisation: R.I.P. ?

La globalisation est morte : longue vie à la déglobalisation ! En effet, si le Brexit n’a (heureusement) pas été le cataclysme que bien des analystes prévoyaient, il n’en est pas moins la manifestation la plus spectaculaire de la fin du règne de la globalisation. Une révolte gronde effectivement –à l’échelle des pays occidentaux- depuis […]

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Art+Culture, Cinema

Le grand échalas aux mains interminables, Christopher Lee

Le grand échalas aux mains interminables n’est plus. Sir Christopher Lee s’en est allé, sans doute du côté des forêts obscures de Transylvanie qu’il avait tant de fois arpentées sous la cape sanguinolente de Dracula. Une revanche pour cet aristocrate déchu qui a multiplié les petits boulots avant d’incarner toutes les figures du mal possibles […]

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Art+Culture

The Kiss painter Gustav Klimt

  Although the painting is today one of the most popular and recognisable works of art, it was painted soon after his three part Klimt University of Vienna Ceiling Paintings|Vienna Ceiling series which created a scandal and were criticized as both ‘pornography’ and evidence of ‘perverted excess’. The works had recast the artist as an enfant terrible for his […]

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Photograhy

 Juan Jerez, le photographe qui parcourt le monde mobile en poche

Chronicles from #Arles Day 2 #HuaweiOOArles #HuaweiP10 #rencontresarles #rencontresarles2017 A post shared by Juan Jerez (@juanjerez) on Jul 4, 2017 at 10:40am PDT Juan Jerez parcourt le monde son appareil en poche, mais possède surtout un œil de photographe toujours sur le qui-vive. Originaire d’Andalousie, il a vécu en Espagne et en Italie, pour finir par […]

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Economy

No economic recovery without political courage

Seven years of growth, and three rates rises in a few months. But the US economy is nevertheless at the dawning of a recession! In spite of the monetary policy which seems to be on its way to normalisation, interest rates will never be – when the next, imminent crisis comes about – at levels […]

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Economy

Comment euthanasier les rentiers sans massacrer la classe moyenne ?

500 millions d’individus vivent aujourd’hui sous le régime des taux négatifs. Est-ce le début d’une ère nouvelle où il sera courant que le rendement des dettes souveraines puisse être négatif ? En d’autres termes, que les gouvernements, de droite, de gauche, du centre, financent leur dette publique à des taux négatifs, que les investisseurs en […]

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Fashion World, Photograhy

Behind the Scenes of Pirelli’s 2018 Calendar

“I’m the beheader: I chop people’s heads off. And I like it,” says Naomi Campbell, clad in latex, on the set of the 2018 Alice in Wonderland-themed Pirelli Calendar, designed by Shona Heath, styled by Edward Enninful and shot by none other than Tim Walker. It’s Campbell’s fourth time gracing the annual’s glossy pages – this time […]

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Art+Culture

Flowers as Objets d’Art

Drawing on the rich and storied history of botanical art, Steve Harries render the familiar forms of flowers in an entirely new light The ephemeral beauty of flowers has preoccupied artists for centuries. From vivid still lifes by the Dutch masters, to the visceral large-scale paintings of flora by Georgia O’Keeffe, the genre is abloom with different […]

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Architecture, Art+Culture

For Bauhaus Lovers, Five Must-Visit Holiday Destinations

From the font you’re reading this in, to the buildings that surround us, there are few aesthetic aspects of our daily lives that haven’t been touched by the influence of the Bauhaus. But despite its global reach and international reputation, the Bauhaus was very much a child of interwar Germany; three towns particularly: Weimar, Dessau and Berlin. […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion

Quentin De Wilspelaere in a Unique Look Behind the Scenes of Fashion Shows

When photographer Quentin De Wispelaere speaks about the entrancing textures of fashion week, he isn’t referring to the clothes. Rather, it’s the reflective surfaces, anonymous figures and luminous technology behind the scenes that prove his most seductive subject. These details, the Belgium-born 27-year-old maintains, hold the locus for disorientating the viewer; where the fashion show spectacle is […]

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Alana Dee Haynes for #utopiantofollow

“A lot of my creations as a young child were artistic omens for the future. I was raised on art; it’s in my blood. I always went to schools that were very art heavy, and my parents would take me to galleries and museums frequently,”   “I’m not sure if there was a definite moment, […]

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AledeBasseville, Interview, Video

En direct de l’Albanie, conférence virtuelle avec Jarl Alé de Basseville et autres invités

Samedi le 8 juillet dernier, le Mouvement républicain du Québec a organisé une deuxième conférence virtuelle, de 10H à 12H (heure de Montréal). Nous avons reçu — en direct de l’Albanie — Jarl Alé de Basseville, auteur du manifeste politique « Mon Devoir » — qui est une version française du livre « My Duty » — publié aux Éditions Dédicaces. Le 31 juillet 2016, […]

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Interview

Aristokrati, sipërmarrësi, princi i njëmijë e një jetëve e artisti kompleks Jarl Ale de Bassevile, shfaqet shpesh në Shqipëri.

Është folur shumë për të si fotografi i nudove të Zonjës së Parë, Melanie Trump, apo origjinën e tij të lashtë të lidhur me anzhutë. E çuditshme është që pasi ka shëtitur botën tre herë, ai vendos të ndërtojë një shtëpi të Libofshë të Fierit. “Ishte një emocion shpirtëror që e kuptova sapo mbërrita. Ky […]

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Naro Pinosa for #utopiantofollow

His followers within the gigantic Instagram platform count in thousands, where praise in the form of comments unfolds like a beautiful skirt that covers the bottom of each of the seductive works that daily uploads to the network. He calls himself Naro Pinosa. Your weapon: the digital collage. Coming to the world under the Levantine […]

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Economy, Politic

The European illusion

Texte by Michel Santi  The infamous Treaty of Versailles which was imposed on Germany following the First World War forced the nation to pay the astronomical sum of 132 billion Marks. This iniquitous treaty was to provoke the Occupation of the Ruhr in 1923 by France, displeased at the delays in German payments. In 1924 […]

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Economy, Politic

The politics of paralysed puppets

Texte by Michel Santi  Globalisation didn’t force States to implement divisive public policies which have exacerbated inequalities and jammed the social ladder. The choice made by our successive governments to enact massive deregulation was deliberate, leaving the market as the sole arbiter of individual liberties and as the only generator of wealth and opportunity, albeit […]

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Economy

Mais où sont les faillites d’antan ?

Texte by Michel Santi  Adam Smith l’avait noté: les Etats ne remboursent jamais leurs dettes. A la faveur de l’industrialisation, de la modernisation et de la globalisation des économies, le secteur privé s’est lui aussi joint au secteur public et rembourse rarement ses dettes. Car, tout au long de l’histoire des Etats -voire de l’Histoire […]

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