恭喜发财 Gong Xi Fa Cai 2020

Feliz y Prospero Año Nuevo Chino 2020 “Gong Xi Fa Cai” (恭喜发财) es una frase muy usada en la cultura china, que literalmente significaría “Enhorabuena por conseguir una gran fortuna” o “Enhorabuena por enriquecerte”. Esta frase tradicional china se utiliza para felicitar el Año Nuevo, y sería el equivalente a nuestro “Próspero Año Nuevo”. Se utiliza para

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Staff Picks: Dolls, Dakar, and Doomsday Preppers

By The Paris Review January 24, 2020 This Week’s Reading Francis Bacon’s studio at the Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland. Photo: antomoro (FAL or FAL). At this magazine, we like to think we know a thing or two about interviewing. But to read Interviews with Francis Bacon, the art critic David Sylvester’s book-length dialogue with the

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Playwright, Puppeteer, Artist, Cyclist

By The Paris Review January 24, 2020 Look For the avant-garde playwright, puppeteer, critic, novelist, artist, and cyclist Alfred Jarry, life was a series of artful acts. Perhaps best known in his day for the controversial play Ubu Roi, Jarry is often credited with helping spark the fires of surrealism, Dada, and futurism. “Alfred Jarry:

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Pendulum

By Jill Talbot January 24, 2020 The Last Year Jill Talbot’s column, The Last Year, traces the moments before her daughter leaves for college. It ran every Friday in November and returns this winter month, then will return again in the spring and summer. I grew up inside the smoke of my grandmother’s Pall Malls. The air

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In Uruguay

The winery and restaurant at Villa Eden My first time in Uruguay. I didn’t know what to expect when I came here: I’d tried a few Uruguayan wines, but that was it. Dinner party at Deicas My first impressions? It’s a small country of 3.5 million people, with Brazil to the north and Argentina to

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