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Artistic Anecdotes, HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON

26 May

By matrimonial crossings, I happen to be an "added piece" in the family circle of the famous photographer, Henri Cartier Bresson.My admiration for his photographic work annoys him. He dedicated himself almost entirely to drawing at that timeQuite academic drawings, in pastel or pencil; series of prehistoric animal carcasses from the Museum of Natural Sciences, landscapes of the south, or those seen from its window. The last exhibition at the Grande Bibliothèque in Paris largely shows his drawings ... a smaller part is devoted to photography. Teresa, a Polish friend, is the champion of typical cuisine and undisputed master of a memorable dish: cabbage stuffed with buckwheat and porcini mushrooms. Henri is one of the aficionados.A few months before his disappearance, I organize a dinner with his favorite specialty.He arrives early, already with a cane, takes off his heavy loden coat, refuses to be helped to remove it. Cabbage is served: magnificent, fragrant.Suddenly I hear Henri Cartier-Bresson speak Polish!Not really speaking, but swearing with the most filthy words, that I could not pronounce myself! Whoww!My guests do not share my language and only Teresa shows signs of emotion while blushing, an angel passes.And Henri recounts his departure during the German occupation with other

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A Hidded Vegetable Garden on the Most Beautiful Roof In Paris

A Hidded Vegetable Garden on the Most Beautiful Roof In Paris

6 September 2017

Who said that the Champs Elysées was a vast concreted avenue where all the tourists come only to take their picture with the Arc de Triomphe? Think again ! Recently, this Parisian center has become the playground of Andreas Møller, leader of ...

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Peter Lindbergh: A monumental exposition on Deauville beach

Peter Lindbergh: A monumental exposition on Deauville beach

3 July 2017

It was in 1980 that Peter Lindbergh realized his first reportage of fashion in Deauville for Vogue Italy. It has never stopped coming back every year, seduced by the space of the beach and its changing lights. He will be present ...

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The artist JonOne sketches the poster for Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping

The artist JonOne sketches the poster for Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping

11 May 2017

The Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping reveals its poster and is surrounded by a New York artist of world renown. JonOne, follows Robert Combas, Paola Pivi, Ida Tursic and Wilfried Mille. His work in shimmering colors, halfway between graffiti and abstract expressionism ...

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Diane Lane, a feminist dreamer in Paris Can Wait

Diane Lane, a feminist dreamer in Paris Can Wait

10 May 2017

We all fell in love with the story Under the Tuscan Sun! Now, the Italian landscape switched to the French one in the movie Paris Can Wait in which the beautiful Diane Lane is performing the main role. It's another invitation to ...

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Oscars 2017 : what the names of the movies are hiding

Oscars 2017 : what the names of the movies are hiding

22 February 2017

The Oscar ceremony is fast approaching. In a little less than a week, we will finally know the names of the actors who will return home with a Hollywood statuette in hand. Like every year, many French people will watch this ...

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The Love Letter of Judy Garland to Franck Sinatra being auctioned

The Love Letter of Judy Garland to Franck Sinatra being auctioned

9 November 2016

Hollywood has always charmed us especially in the golden years like those of Franck Sinatra's. The glamour, the celebrities style, the romances have a special perfume nowadays. One of the greatest loves of that time is that between Judy Garland and Franck ...

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Natalie Portman talks about Jackie Kenedy's Style

Natalie Portman talks about Jackie Kenedy's Style

18 October 2016

Natalie Portman opens up about her new role in the movie Jackie out this December 2. She is very enthusiastic about playing this role and incarnating the fashion icon that Jackie Kennedy was. Jackie Kennedy is still a fashion inspiration for many, ...

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First monography dedicated to the Street Pop artist, Benjamin Spark

First monography dedicated to the Street Pop artist, Benjamin Spark

21 September 2016

FIRST MONOGRAPH EDITED BY THE PUBLISHING CIRCLE OF ART, PARIS The French editions Circle Art present the first monograph devoted to the Franco-Belgian Street Pop artist Benjamin Spark. A look back at his work from 2008 to 2016, which marks a transition ...

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