27.3.11

Weekend Links...

Perhaps I'm a day late with this post but these articles are a great read for a Sunday afternoon.  I found them all over the place and picked out some of my favourites ones here.  If you are addicted to information as much as I am then you might like them too.  Give them a try and see for yourself.  (Focus is less on politics and more about the arts).

1.  From New York Magazine, a tribute to Elizabeth Taylor: Jerry Saltz on Andy Warhol's Portraits of Liz.

2.  New York Times interviews Julian Schnabel:  Julian Schnabel discusses his new film, a Palestinian story

3.  A New York couple leave the city to open a restaurant in Mexico: Border Crossing
(Beautiful photographs from the Edible Selby section of T-Magazine)

4.  An artist who photographs herself naked with pigs:  High on the Hog...

5.  Read about Lebanese poet and journalist Joumana Haddad in Sex and the Souk

6.  Finding peace through art in the Middle East:  Dialogue by Way of Art In Israel

7.  A review of new book by Sophie Dahl:  Ten Poems about Tea by various authors ...

8. A spotlight on Essential Killings, a new film by Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski.

9. Writers on Writing from The Guardian  featuring Ian McEwan, Howard Jacobson as well as others: On Writing, authors reveal the secrets of their craft.

10.  Oprah and poetry are apparently not a good mix, read this critic's take:  Oprah Magazine's Adventures in Poetry

11.  Director of The Outnet, Net-a-porter's younger sister speaks to the Wall Street Journal: Bargain Hunting Tips...20 Odd Questions: Stephanie Phair

12.  The power of Anna Wintour:  The Business of Being Anna 
 (I'm starting to wonder whether I should delete my article on Vogue having a thyroid problem?)

13.  It was bound to happen and why the rest is yet to come:  The Middle East Crisis Has Just Begun

14.  How the internet is changing Africa from Intelligent LifeDigital Africa
 
15.  All about Vogue's creative director:  Grace Coddington: Creative Indeed

16.  Fashionistas have all been waiting for this:  A look inside Emmanuelle Alt's First Paris Vogue Issue from Fashionologie

17.  Lady in Vogue, Interview magazine's profile of Rula Jebreal

18.  Not as recent as the above but a fascinating look at Norway:  In Norway, Start-ups Say Ja to Socialism.

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