‘Little Figures’, ‘Lighthouse Keepers’, ‘Solid Earth’… Our Reading Picks

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Travel honors in the books of the week. Interior Design When it comes to diving into the heart of the engine room of American experimenter Paul Hirsch. Intimate through the precise stories told by Marie Sison in small characters. Unmoved during the shocking disappearance of the Guardians of the Lost Lighthouse, Emma Stonex carries her oppressive history. Beginning, at last, in the footsteps of a Midwestern teenager who discovers love and mourning HardlandBy Benedict Wells.

Diary. “A long time ago, in a editing room far, far away…”, by Paul Hirsch

a prayer of tales, drop the nameNostalgia for the Good Old Days: Artists’ Memoirs Sometimes Turns into an Evening with an Old Uncle. Without claiming to renovate the genre, editor Paul Hirsch’s style differs from it.

Firstly, because his career is punctuated by distinguished relations of cooperation – Curry in the devil’s ball (1976) and ten other Brian de Palma films, star Wars (George Lucas, 1977), Empire strikes (Irvin Kirchner, 1980) …and then because Paul Hirsch dedicates a large number of pages to his editing practice, halfway between the obsessive craftsman and the film athlete.

The book deserves those moments in the machine room to see the experimenter torturing himself in this physical labor: “A lot of film editing was based on muscular feedback.” If cinema is, etymologically, the art of movement, here it is revealed in some gymnastics. Pierre-Edouard Bellon

the new. “Little Characters” by Marie Season

You have to pass the frame. Let the edges slowly fade in and into the image. Therefore, we, an invisible spectator, can plunge step by step into the decor. Big trees, alleys, walkways, gardens, river banks or wide beaches, some sometimes deserted towns. There is no living soul. Or a little, or so far. We hardly see the silhouettes as if they were swallowed up in the landscape.

Who are these people, those characters who, if we had stayed on the other side of the frame, would not have paid attention? Marie Sison went to meet them. To these drawings, to these contradictory existences, she gave a story. Comment about thirty short stories on the largest number of paintings. And now the painting crosses a unique breath of life. Souls are sad or happy, anxious, cheerful, in love.

It is the story of two lovers separated on red chalk by Fragonard, an old woman and a young governess who advance on the horizon. white cloudOr d’Ensor or abandoned dog seen from Mortlik Terraceby Turner. Marie Sison, the writer of the erased destinies, here refers to a group full of emotions and attentive tenderness. Xavier Hussein

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