Category Archives: Bohemians

Secret Satan, 2018

Your essential Christmas book list – it’s naughty, it’s nice. Mostly naughty if we’re honest.

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Secret Satan, 2018

Your essential Christmas book list – it’s naughty, it’s nice. Mostly naughty if we’re honest.

Adrift

Ironfoot Jack, Umm Kulthum, Jack Parsons, Harry Crosby… it’s a Strange Flowers Film Festival!

Adrift

Ironfoot Jack, Umm Kulthum, Jack Parsons, Harry Crosby… it’s a Strange Flowers Film Festival!

Franziska zu Reventlow (1871-1918)

100 years since the death of the ‘bohemian countess’

Franziska zu Reventlow (1871-1918)

100 years since the death of the ‘bohemian countess’

18 books for 2018

Three Marcels, two Nutters and a Sissi: imaginary lives and lives beyond imagining.

18 books for 2018

Three Marcels, two Nutters and a Sissi: imaginary lives and lives beyond imagining.

Venus in espadrilles

Cocktails, cannibalism and co-dependency: a relationship masterclass hosted by Willie Seabrook and Marjorie Worthington

Venus in espadrilles

Cocktails, cannibalism and co-dependency: a relationship masterclass hosted by Willie Seabrook and Marjorie Worthington

Dormition of the Heathen Madonna

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

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…)