Category Archives: Bohemians

Dormition of the Heathen Madonna

Fanny zu Reventlow, the “bohemian countess” of Munich around 1900

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Dormition of the Heathen Madonna

Fanny zu Reventlow, the “bohemian countess” of Munich around 1900

Places: Sissi and Fanny’s Corfu

The adjacent hillside retreats of Empress Elisabeth of Austria and “bohemian countess” Franziska zu Reventlow

Places: Sissi and Fanny’s Corfu

The adjacent hillside retreats of Empress Elisabeth of Austria and “bohemian countess” Franziska zu Reventlow

The Surreal Century of Leonora Carrington

The belatedly recognised artist and writer, born 100 years ago today

The Surreal Century of Leonora Carrington

The belatedly recognised artist and writer, born 100 years ago today

17-plus books for 2017

Dead poets, nude dancers, good bohemians, mystical Symbolists, jaded aristocrats, queer courtiers and blind men at play in a realm of dreams and voodoo

17-plus books for 2017

Dead poets, nude dancers, good bohemians, mystical Symbolists, jaded aristocrats, queer courtiers and blind men at play in a realm of dreams and voodoo

Late entries

A few book titles from late 2016 you may have missed…

Late entries

A few book titles from late 2016 you may have missed…

The Kaiser of Utopia

German writer Paul Scheerbart, who died 100 years ago today

The Kaiser of Utopia

German writer Paul Scheerbart, who died 100 years ago today

Artists and Prophets

A secret history of visionaries, provocateurs and al fresco evangelists

Artists and Prophets

A secret history of visionaries, provocateurs and al fresco evangelists

Bruno’s century

Guido Bruno’s chronicle of the international bohemian experience, launched 100 years ago today

Bruno’s century

Guido Bruno’s chronicle of the international bohemian experience, launched 100 years ago today

Der Geldkomplex

A new Spanish film based on the novel by Fanny zu Reventlow

Der Geldkomplex

A new Spanish film based on the novel by Fanny zu Reventlow

Places: Isadora and Raymond Duncan Dance Research Center

The siblings travel to Athens in search of the glory that was (and is) Greece

Places: Isadora and Raymond Duncan Dance Research Center

The siblings travel to Athens in search of the glory that was (and is) Greece

C’est Fini

“We feel you like the same things we do, strange and fantastic things…”

C’est Fini

“We feel you like the same things we do, strange and fantastic things…”

The Viking of 6th Avenue

Moondog makes it to the movies! (with your help…)

The Viking of 6th Avenue

Moondog makes it to the movies! (with your help…)

14 books for 2014

Books, books, books – dirty and otherwise

14 books for 2014

Books, books, books – dirty and otherwise

Mühsam meets Meyrink

“It must have been around midnight…”

Mühsam meets Meyrink

“It must have been around midnight…”

One hundred years of joy

The centenary of poet and filmmaker James Broughton

One hundred years of joy

The centenary of poet and filmmaker James Broughton

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven | poems

The “Dada Baroness” blurs the line between art and poetry

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven | poems

The “Dada Baroness” blurs the line between art and poetry