Lettre Internationale nr. 113/ primăvara 2021

Dragi cititori, vă prezentăm numărul 113/ primăvara al revistei Lettre Internationale.  Sumar:EUROPA: MIT ȘI MISTERYves Enrègle – Spiritul Europei………………………………………………………. 3Bernard Perret– Este ecologia rațională?. . .

Vadim Creţu - Hortus Conclusus. Grădini misterioase / Mysterious Gardens

Discipol al maestrului Ștefan Câlția, Vadim Crețu (n. 1970, Bălți, R. Moldova) s-a format între 1986 și 1990 la Școala de Arte din Chișinău, iar între 1990 și 1996 a urmat cursurile Universității Naționale de Arte din București. În 1995 a câștigat bursa „Lion

Nr. 95 / toamna 2015

SUMAR Nr. 95RetrospectiveLesley Chamberlain - Noii euroasiaticiIon Vianu - Arhiva trădării și a mânieiDan Ciachir - Declinul orașuluiAnonim - Misterul Statului Islamic al Irakului și SirieiIdei filosoficeDIALOG Richard Marshall - Costica Bradatan: De ce să-i omorâm

Sunday Best

Cismigiu Gardens Every time I visit this place, I feel the same. Maybe it’s because the elegant flower beds, the winding paths and the chatter of happy kids. Or maybe it’s the young lovers who paddle rowing boats, the skeletal old ladies who gossip on benches of battered

For Writers Are All Jesters, And All The Jests Together: Literature

For writers are all jesters, and all the jests together: Literature  In the history of literature, Tristan Tzara is regarded as the founder of Dada, an international literary and artistic movement, born in Zurich in 1916, with ramifications and outposts across three continents.

The 20th Century - The Century Of Avant-Garde

The year 1900. Europe's countries are divided on the question: does the 20th century begin in 1900 or in 1901? Some opt for 1900, by virtue of the change in the figure of the hundreds. Others are partisans of 1901, for reasons of more sophisticated arithmetic. Particular

Museums Of Bucharest

The history of Bucharest art museums begins in 1836, when the painter Carol Wallenstein inaugurated the first of them on the premises of St. Sava high school. In 1864, the School of Fine Arts was established. The concept of a museum exists in every art collection, thus many

Conference On The Independent State Of Congo

excerptTo put it in a nutshell, there are three races living in Congo today:The Pygmies, scattered all over the territory and on the verge of extinction;Nuba, the invaders who live in the north – and, finallyThe Bantu, the most numerous. Several distinct and independent

Non-Chronological Travel Notes (September 1979 - March 1980)

excerpts30th September When I get on the tram, in Zurich, I cross myself. To whom? Not to the tram, of course, but to the Power that gave some people (engineers, technicians, workers) the ability to create such public means of transportation: and to others (the passengers)

The Defiance Of Rhetoric. German Diary (1984)

excerptsWhen you arrive in Frankfurt, coming from Eastern Europe, you find too little of what you knew about Germany from the readings of its great writers. Another world, other values, another history. A civilisation of concrete and of computers. It is only when you arrive

Collections And Collectors. A Few Opinions

Anyone can become a collector, and anything can be collected: matchboxes, pipes, candy bag stickers, paintings, traditional items, arms, books, and so forth. It seems that the Aztec king Montezuma collected and/or collected people with various malformations which he kept


  To the preceding names I would like to add the name of Georges de Bellio, who wasn't an art producer through continuous production, but who was still a producer of art, in his own way, by being the friend, councilor and supporter of these artists in their difficult