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Tout le monde a ses raisons

French director Jean Renoir was born on September 15, 1894. His baby pictures were a little better than average, since his father was Pierre-Auguste Renoir (although he does look like a little girl in several!). He was born in the … Continue reading

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Une Tache aveugle

The Barnes Foundation has re-opened in Philadelphia in its new location. The collection has an unusual history. In the early 20th century, Dr. Albert C. Barnes invented a silver-nitrate compound known as Argyrol. Just a couple of drops were placed … Continue reading

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