On the edge of madness: the terrors and genius of Alberto Giacometti

I love the thought of Giacometti and Beckett drinking with barely a conversational thread to hang together but still a deep need of each other as they both fumbled through their Parisian avenues and alleyways…

Giacometti in the studio in 1951.

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Giacometti in the mid 1960s.

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With any luck…

 “In a life the nucleus stays the same but with any luck the circumference moves out.”

Seamus Heaney 

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“A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.”—James Joyce, 1922

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At the gates…

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March 29, 2017 · 2:59 pm

Samuel Beckett, the knife-faced Irishman …

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Roger Godeau. Taken on July 29, 1994.

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RiP Walcott

And yet then there are the accusations of sexual harrasment…so DW maybe resting but I have no expectation its in peace. Shit like that has a way of catching up…

https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/derek-walcott-nobel-laureate-whose-poetry-celebrated-the-caribbean-dies-at-87/2017/03/17/ce544178-0b20-11e7-93dc-00f9bdd74ed1_story.html?tid=a_inl&utm_term=.84ad18a0e923

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Richard Brautigan: an authentic American lunatic – The TLS

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