Month: June 2011

  • Visionary Madness – Nicholas Kalmakoff

      Paintings by Nicholas Kalmakoff Title: Arthur Rimbaud In 1955, a Russian émigré died alone, unknown and in poverty at the hôpital de Lagny to the north of Paris. After leading a hermit’s existence in his small room at the hotel de la Rochefoucault in Paris, this former Russian aristocrat had created a fascinating body…

  • The day the internet died.

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    Oh what a day that was. I emerged blinking into the sunlight and saw flowers and trees. I spoke to real live people. I read a real newspaper and a book printed on actual paper. Mind you, I was worried about what was happening to all those cats.