One of my favorite characters is Helene in Robert Bresson's 1945 film Les dames du Bois de Boulogne which is my favorite French film.
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Did the Saint Germain Des Pres of legendary French provacateur/novelist/playwright/jazz musician/singer Boris Vian really exist? Or was it just another variation in his theme of reality bending into fiction? Those questions profilerate in his Manual Of Saint Germain des Pres, a dreamworld of habitues in post-war Paris swirling to jazz, battling their arguments in existentialist salons and stirring up new strains in art, theatre and literature. The cast of intellectually glamorous types include Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Jean Cocteau, Jean Genet, Alberto Giacometti, Juliette Greco, Raymond Queneau, Jacques Prévert, and Jean-Paul Sartre. As the Rizzoli catalog puts it so romantically,
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TI's been in summer transit and almost missed this update from reader Phil Taylor who curated a truly elegant show at the Robert Mann Gallery . My Taylor sent us this message which made us curious about exploring his show. I adore the above image. Great design idea too.
Robert Mann is located at 210 11th Avenue in NY.