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CultureZohn: Picasso Threeway, Part I, Picasso and the Camera

Patricia Zohn | Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Picasso is the standard by which all other artists are measured: first, of course, for pure talent, but not far behind for showmanship, the love affairs, the extended and often fractious family, the tortured women he left behind, the control he exerted and now, for the photographs of his life and work.

Paris Journal VII: Jean Cocteau at the Cinematheque Francaise

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

The Cinematheque Francaise was the brain child of Henri Langlois. Along with Andre Bazin's Cahiers du Cinema, it became the home for New Wave directo...

Cocteau d'Azur: Year 2: Subconscious Nazi & Marriage Hall Boys

Frank Browning | Posted 03.09.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

Cocteau idolaters praise him as a courageous avatar who maneuvered his way through both the excitement and glitter of les années folles, never hid his homosexuality, and challenged conventional surface realities. All of which is, to a degree, true.

2010: The 100th Anniversary of the Year Paris Revolutionized the Arts

Perry Miller Adato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Perry Miller Adato

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Full of Grace

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chauncey Zalkin

There's something lost and something gained in every generation. I'd take autonomy and freedom of expression any day.