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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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YellowKorner

YellowKorner

20 February 2012

  Alexander de Metz and Paul-Antoine Briat share the same ambition: democratize the art photography and making it accessible for everyone. YellowKorner displays and commercializes photographs of art in printing restricted mostly, numbered and accompanied with a certificate of authenticity. But still ...

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“Marilyn” opens at the Getty Images Gallery

“Marilyn” opens at the Getty Images Gallery

15 February 2012

  The Getty Images Gallery is excited to announce its upcoming exhibition, Marilyn, a collection of imagery and memorabilia to commemorate 50 years since the untimely death of Marilyn Monroe. Showcased in London for the first time, the exhibition will feature a ...

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Jay Z, P Diddy, T.I in unusual photoshoots

Jay Z, P Diddy, T.I in unusual photoshoots

25 January 2012

Rappers like Jay Z, P Diddy, T.I can be seen in unusual photos made by the celebrity photographer Martin Schoeller.  Martin Schoeller is a german photographer based in New York known as a great portrasiter of celebrities in unique scenes.  He photographed celebrities ...

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Photography exposition of Laurence Lot on dancer Carlotta Ikeda

Photography exposition of Laurence Lot on dancer Carlotta Ikeda

20 January 2012

Dorothy' s Gallery opens from January 27th of this year the exhibition of photographs of Laurencine Lot Carlotta Ikeda, of Butô in senseless dance The meeting between Laurencine Lot, photographer of the French theatre and Carlotta Ikeda, the only female dancer of the ...

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Sculptor in wax

Sculptor in wax

20 December 2011

  Based on a sketch received from the Design department or sometimes from a gemstone and a few indications, the sculptor - a jeweller by training - shapes an object in modelling clay and then fashions a wax prototype. This extremely malleable material serves to obtain ...

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Barrie Cooke art gallery

Barrie Cooke art gallery

9 December 2011

  The Irish Cultural Center introduces a series of writings chosen among the retrospective exhibition of Barrie Cooke organized in 2011 in Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. « One of the most amazing things is the fact that there are very few ...

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Glamour, Insolite and Provocative Gallery at Bordeaux

Glamour, Insolite and Provocative Gallery at Bordeaux

3 December 2011

  ART'S & DESIGN is a new gallery of art and decoration objects opened at the beginning of October, 2011, in the gold triangle of Bordeaux. The introduced objects are top ranged, signed by artists, in limited edition, uniquely seen. The privileged site, decoration ...

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Great gift: art a la carte

Great gift: art a la carte

23 November 2011

Live the creation of a work of art made sur mesure by participating in its realization from start to finish!   Completely atypical, the gallery Boucle d' Art offer a new artistic approach by accomplishing graphic writings personified on various support: cloth, aluminium, ...

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