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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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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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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Eugenia Loli for #utopiantofollow

I’m Eugenia. I’m a filmmaker, illustrator, and a modern vintage collage artist. Before art took over my life, I was in the technology sector. I’m originally from Greece, but for many years now I live in California. It’s important for me to “say” something with my artwork, so for the vast majority of my work […]

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Economy

Why We’re So Hypocritical About Online Privacy

Text by  Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Nathalie Nahai Social psychologists have known for decades that the relationship between attitudes and behaviors is complex, if not weak. This is true online as well as offline. For example, though you may be irritated by the retargeting ads that follow you around the web, it probably hasn’t changed your online shopping […]

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Economy, Politic

Pas de reprise économique sans courage politique

Sept ans de croissance, et trois hausses de taux en quelques mois. L’économie US est tout de même à l’aube d’une récession! De fait, en dépit de la politique monétaire qui y semble en cours de normalisation, les taux d’intérêt ne seront jamais – lorsque surviendra la prochaine mais imminente crise – à des niveaux […]

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Art+Culture, Fashion, Photograhy

Rare photos of Warhol

In the early 1960s, the shadow of the post-war boom cast a dark shadow upon streets across the United States as the illusion of The American Dream was shattered by the truth of how it came to be. Amid the fight for human rights, Andy Warhol emerged with a body of work that celebrated the […]

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News, Politic

Does Your Staff Turnover Mean You Have A Toxic Culture?

Text by William Vanderbloemen Have you noticed that turnover rates are rising? Have you seen people staying on your team with shorter and shorter tenures?  You’re not alone. I’m seeing it too. But I’m slowly beginning to believe that turnover doesn’t always mean something is toxic in my company. Why? Millennials. I’m really bullish on this generation […]

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Fashion, Photograhy

Cult model Guinevere Van Seenus on a new photo book

Photographer Drew Jarrett swaps fashion for nature in a book dedicated to the uncompromising beauty of the American muse This Wednesday sees the release of Drew Jarrett’s Guinevere – a photo book celebrating the iconic model of the same name, Guinevere Van Seenus. Designed by Dean Langley and published by IDEA, the latter says, “There […]

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Art+Culture, Painting

The Painting of Adam Hall: Taking in the Horizon

Adam Hall happened upon landscapes. When tornados struck Tennessee, in 2016, Hall, along with a number of his friends, took it upon themselves to clear trees from an area in Gallatin. Eventually, they found themselves on the property of David Wright, an artist himself. Unhappy with the process and prospects of the portraits he was […]

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Art+Culture, Music, News, Video

Viviane Sassen is behind M.I.A’s latest song

Fresh from curating the Southbank Centre’s Meltdown festival last week, MIA is back with a new music video – which agency WeFolk today announced was directed by Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen. Set amid a starkly beautiful backdrop of sand dunes and a sea circled by mountains, the stripped-back video for MIA’s latest track Finally features […]

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