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Oiseaux de nuit

Until January 28, 2013 one of the iconic American painters of the mid-20th century is on display at the Grand Palais in Paris. His 1942 painting, Nighthawks, or Oiseaux de nuit (wahzoh duh nwee), is undoubtedly the most famous of … Continue reading

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L’habit ne fait pas le moine

I watched Alfred Hitchcock’s version of Rear Window recently. Although many aspects of the film seemed quaint and dated, the fashions worn by Grace Kelly were still eminently wearable. The costume designer was Edith Head (1907 – 1981). The timelessness … Continue reading

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