Your favorite virtue ::

Your favorite qualities in a man :: 

Your favorite qualities in a woman :: 
vivaciousness, honesty

Your favorite occupation :: 
writing poetry, taking photographs.

Your idea of happiness ::
As quoted in the Don Juan/Castaneda books: "Follow your nature to be happy."

Your idea of misery :: 

If not yourself, who would you like to be :: 
Myself twice over.

Where would you like to live :: 
Cornwall, England, or in the South of France.

Your favorite color ::

Your favorite flower ::

Your favorite tree :: 
the Noble Oak

Your favorite prose writers :: 
Romain Gary

Your favorite nonfiction author :: 
George Orwell

Your favorite poets :: 
Marcel Proust, Robert Lowell, Theodore Roethke.

Your favorite painters :: 
Maurice Utrillo, Bob Thompson

Your favorite composers :: 
Charles Ives, Angus MacLise, Husker Du, Ennio Morricone, Moussorgsky.

What character in history do you most dislike :: 
Donald Trump

Your favorite food and drink :: 
Italian food, sparkling water (w/ ice), Ginger Ale (w/ice), tomato juice (w/ ice).

Your pet peeve (something that easily annoys you) ::

The change you most anticipate :: 
old age

A gift of nature you would like to have :: 
money and lots of it.

How would I like to die :: 
In my sleep.

What is your present state of mind :: 

For what fault have you the most toleration :: 

What are your favorite periodicals :: 
The World of Interiors (UK), The Guardian (UK), The New York Times

What's your favorite brand-name watch :: 
Cartier, the one I'm wearing.

What's your favorite movie or movies ::
Citizen Kane, The Leopard, and Godard's JLG/JLG and Film Socialisme.

Who are your favorite movie directors :: 
Jean-Luc Godard, Stan Brakhage, Michelangelo Antonioni

Who's your favorite fashion designer :: 
Oleg Cassini

What's your favorite pastime :: 
Visiting flea markets, reading books.

Who are your favorite photographers :: 
Richard Avedon, Wolf Suschitzky, Julien Merieau, Nicola Brandt

What are your favorite cities :: 
Paris and London

What are your favorite hobbies :: 
Collecting antique postcards, movie-stills, ephemera, cravats.

What is your favorite attire :: 
 Schott's motorcycle jacket, greatcoats (from Hungary or Poland)

Your favorite restaurant :: 
Lucien (NYC).

Your favorite café :: 
The Flore (Paris)

Your favorite typewriter :: 
Olympia manual

Your favorite dogs ::
German shepherd, Irish wolfhound, Borzoi

Your favorite cats :: 
chartreux, domestic tortoiseshell, domestic black cat

Your favorite quote ::
in an interview with the BBC, Ezra Pound remarked that "without curiosity, the artist is dead."

6 février 2020 - 21:00

Poet, photographer, filmmaker, actor, curator, Gerard Malanga is living in the Catskills.

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GM with the Noble Oak / photo by Asako Kitaori