Posts Tagged: Jacques Rigaut

“Suicide must be a vocation”

“You are all poets and I’m on the side of death.” It’s Demotivational Quote of the Day brought to you by everyone’s favourite Dadaist nihilist, Jacques Rigaut.

“Suicide must be a vocation”

“You are all poets and I’m on the side of death.” It’s Demotivational Quote of the Day brought to you by everyone’s favourite Dadaist nihilist, Jacques Rigaut.

XIIDX day 6: down and out in Paris

The life of Dadaist poet Jacques Rigaut, as well as his death (which we’ve already talked about) inspired Pierre Drieu La Rochelle’s 1931 novel Le feu follet (“The Fire Within”) which Louis Malle filmed in 1963.

XIIDX day 6: down and out in Paris

The life of Dadaist poet Jacques Rigaut, as well as his death (which we’ve already talked about) inspired Pierre Drieu La Rochelle’s 1931 novel Le feu follet (“The Fire Within”) which Louis Malle filmed in 1963.

Chronicle of a death foretold

Jacques Rigaut was no ragged Montparnasse Bohemian, and even at his death he was fastidiously dressed in suit and tie, as if meeting an important client.

Chronicle of a death foretold

Jacques Rigaut was no ragged Montparnasse Bohemian, and even at his death he was fastidiously dressed in suit and tie, as if meeting an important client.