Archive for August, 2019

Post. 31 Aug 2019.

31/08/2019

Travel is useful. It exercises the imagination. The rest is fatigue. Our journey is entirely imaginary. People, animals, cities, things — all are imagined. It’s a novel; a fictitious narrative. Anyone can do it. You just have to close your eyes.

– Louis-Ferdinand Celine

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Post. 30 Aug 2019.

31/08/2019

Post. 27 Aug 2019.

27/08/2019

Post. 24 Aug 2019.

25/08/2019

Post. 24 Aug 2019.

25/08/2019

“He was talented, but he wasn’t the most talented guy out there” Vitti says. “I’m telling you, and I’ve had them all, there’s nothing really special about Kobe. During halftime, when other players looked at messages, emails, and tweets on their phones, Bryant watched film from the first half of the game on a laptop in the training room to see how he could do better in the second half.”

Post. 24 Aug 2019.

24/08/2019

Post. 23 Aug 2019.

24/08/2019

Post. 23 Aug 2019.

23/08/2019

Back in Florence, I meet Arturo Galansino, director of Palazzo Strozzi, Italy’s leading privately funded museum. Thought to be one of the most promising of the country’s next generation of directors, he left Italy during the Berlusconi years and headed to London, where he worked at the National Gallery and the Royal Academy.

He returned to Italy at the time of the Renzi reforms, as he felt a “new optimism”. How does he feel today? “More pessimistic.”

Post. 21 Aug 2019.

22/08/2019

Post. 19 Aug 2019.

20/08/2019

“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.”

– Pablo Picasso