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Cocteau

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.