One of the pioneers of botanical science, the important French in origin Pierre Magnol (1638 – 1715), will be the protagonist of the two following tributes on his life and work, which, as with some of his caliber, both the one and the other are inseparably intertwined.
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Herbarium Without Plants?
Somehow, yes – herbarium without plants. Because in this the unity of site, the plant world kindly gives its place to the creative delirium of the parallel and side-by-side other worlds. But it discards the responsibility for the subsequent monologues. Discards the responsibility for the consequential interviews. Discards the responsibility for the future tributes. And kindly dedicates ‘This Land Is Nobody’s Land’ to all its fellow beings of plant and non-plant interdependencies with it, worlds.
With the well-founded belief that there are people around us who have something to say about any aspect of social life, in this section of the, their views, opinions and works are hosted through their own words.
Through the electronic streets of the Fragments section parade stray art works, which have an indelible value, opus so means the proverb that in simple words says ‘all that glitters is not gold’.
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The study of Kyriakoulis Panagiotakos and Nikolaos Mitsakis for the new Church of Our Lady of Tinos – a study which completed in 1931 – and all the events that followed, are the main themes of the second article of the series, which is dedicated to the first of them, the important Greek Modernist architect of Interwar.
Yambo Ouologuem, originally from Mali, West Africa, was one of the most important writers of the 20th century, although he was wrote only 3 books and a few poems in the French language. While his poetry has not been collected, here’s a representative one, entitled ‘When Black Men’s Teeth Speak Out’.
With the ‘Air-Conditioned Nightmare’ begins yet another fruitful writing period for Henry Miller, having just returned to the US from Europe in 1939 and World War II. Here is given an excerpt from this work, together with the autobiographical documentary ‘The Henry Miller Odyssey’ directed by Robert Snyder.
Joseph Pemberton, an Anglican clergyman, has emerged as one of the most important rose breeders of the twentieth century. It is its own work the creation of Hybrid Musk Roses group – large robust bushes whith strong fragrance and more or less continuously flowering in gigantic clusters.
Pete Montrian was the De Stijl art movement rapporteur, along with Theo van Doesburg. Neoplasticism, as he preferred to call the new movement, led abstract art to new fertile fields. The Horizontal Tree, presented here, belongs to the transitional period before the De Stijl principles were formulated.
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