vladimir nabokov

  • Why Do Artists Love Tennis? An Investigation

    No sport is as ripe for artistic interpretation, nor as aesthetically pleasing and psychologically captivating, as tennis. No, seriously.

  • Vladimir Nabokov’s Unpublished ‘Lolita’ Screenplay Notes

    Stanley Kubrick bought the film rights to Lolita for $150,000 after its American debut, despite the considerable challenge of making a movie that would satisfy the censors. In 1959, Kubrick tried to entice the great Russian-American novelist to...

  • Lola

    Photos inspired by Stanley Kubrick's 1962 film adaptation of Lolita. Photography by Tomás Peña, styling by Ella Cepeda.