Monthly Archives: May 2014

Hiding Vivian

The documentary Finding Vivian Maier is less about the discovery of photography of the reclusive Vivian Maier than it is about John Maloof, the man who discovered her and co-directed the film. Maier was a nanny who constantly took photos, … Continue reading

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“A dress the colour of suffering” – Rachilde’s The Marquise de Sade

‘I want a dress the colour of suffering’ she had declared to her stunned dressmaker. This dress was the perfect embodiment of the cruel girl’s idea! Over the eyecatching emerald green satin skirt a bodice was laced, an awkward fashion … Continue reading

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