G. Apollinaire – Poème lu au mariage d’André Salmon

Les verres tombèrent se brisèrent

Et nous apprîmes à rire

Nous partîmes alors pèlerins de la perdition

A travers les rues à travers les contrées à travers la raison

 

The glasses fell shattered
And we learned how to laugh
We parted then pilgrims of perdition
Across streets across countries across reason

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C. Schlingensief- The 120 Days of Bottrop

The new German Film lasted from the sixties into the eighties.

Girls were pretty, smiles were sweet, pains were great….

and black and white was artistic.

Helmut Berger with Visconti in Rome.

Udo Kier with Warhol in new York, Romy Schneider with Zulawski in Paris.

A big fashionable world. But now?

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