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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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Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney

10 September 2011

Vivid Sydney is a spectacular festival of light, music and ideas that takes every year in June at The Rocks and Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia. There are over 40 amazing light installation with light effects, from ”psychedelic  jellyfish swimming across the Sydney Opera House sails ...

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Omindia gives us a piece of India

Omindia gives us a piece of India

10 September 2011

Omindia s’inscrit dans une logique de co-développement et de partenariat durable avec ses fournisseurs. Son laboratoire en Inde participe à l’établissement d’usines en zones franches permettant la création et le maintien d’emplois des femmes vivant en zone rurale. Les soins Omindia sont en vente dans les boutiques ...

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Cross currents Inner child

Cross currents Inner child

10 September 2011

Enter a new reality where the rules of engagement focus on imagination, spontaneity, freedom, discovery and instinct. Childlike thinking is challenging today’s rule-driven world, where all aspects of life are dominated by health and safety culture, PC posturing, realism, decision by committee and doing the ...

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Spectacular football club anniversary

Spectacular football club anniversary

31 August 2011

  When this year, on February, Football Club Hajduk from Split, Croatia celebrated 100th anniversary seemed like everything was on fire. Fans lit up hundreds of torches in the honor of their favourite team. The club was founded in 1911 and its name derives from Turkish hajduks ...

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