Tag Archives: Paris

Collage, Children’s books, and Children’s art- A Lion in Paris

I am not usually a big fan of collage. This is not to say there are exceptions. Here is one exception, which is the artwork by Beatrice Alemagna, children’s author. (in this case for her book A Lion in Paris). … Continue reading

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Qui Etes Vous, Polly Maggoo?

View the film here. Excoriating satire on fashion industry. I watched only the opening scene though this has great reviews. The first scene alone is quite memorable as a work of Expressionism.

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Elliott Erwitt, documentary photographer

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Theatre de la Mode, Jean Cocteau

As a fan of theater, marionettes, and art, I have owned a book on this for many years. In short, post World War II, France was partially ruined and also had to be rescued. Cocteau was trying to lift the … Continue reading

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