Tag Archives: Marie Laurencin

Les femmes sont tellement plus belles

The lovely little musée Marmottan, in Paris’ 16th Arrondissement, has an exhibit of watercolors by Marie Laurencin until June 30, 2013. This is the first retrospective of her work in France. Laurencin (1883 – 1956) was a French printmaker and … Continue reading

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Il est grand temps de rallumer les étoiles

If you’ve ever said, “It was so surreal,” you’ve been echoing Guillaume Apollinaire, born August 26, 1880, poet, writer, art critic, and yes, surrealist, who coined the term. His mother was a Polish immigrant and his grandfather was a commander … Continue reading

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