Apollinaire (1880 –1918) was a well-known French poet, writer and art critic. He was one of the first artists to represent a new movement of visual art and literature - surrealism. The goal of this movement was to rise above the normal vision of the world and to reach its essence.
When America’s David Sedaris decided to move to Paris, it was to learn the language. What ensued was a hilarious insight into the illusive capital, whose truth is sometimes eclipsed by those lights for which it is so famous.