Tag Archives: Renoir

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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Les femmes pulpeuses

It’s almost fall, and for me fall equals fashion. If you’re looking at the September issue of a fashion magazine, you may notice that the model on the cover looks a little, well, rounder than in the past. According to … Continue reading

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Il faut qu’une porte soit ouverte ou fermée

The Musée d’Unterlinden is the cultural highlight of Colmar. It’s housed in a former convent that dates back to the 13th century. Like all religious buildings in France, it was closed at the time of the Revolution. In 1849 it … Continue reading

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La douleur passe, la beauté reste

Pierre Auguste Renoir was born on February 25, 1841. It’s not particularly original to claim him as one of my favorite artists, since so many people love the work of this prolific Impressionist, but I can live with that. He … Continue reading

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