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Science and Art: the Work of Eugene Seguy

It is a statement of the obvious to remind my readers that, when it comes to perfect design, noone has ever held a candle to mother nature. The extreme diversity, the glorious patterns, the strange aesthetic connections we make between … Continue reading

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Partytime in Paris, 1980s – “It Was the Place to Go”

I was delighted when I first caught New York Magazine’s headline “A Rare Glimpse Inside Paris’s 1980s Club Scene”. For whatever reason, the 1980s usually conjure my childhood dreams of New York or, if I’m in a particular mood, my … Continue reading

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If I Were to Go Back to Paris…

I have a torturous habit of swooning over absolutely everything in Paris. To make matters worse, my curiosity and imagination often overpower the memories, and I find that my deep admiration for the city is made even more profound by … Continue reading

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“In a French-Ass Restaurant/Hurry Up with my Damn Croissants” – the French Bakers Association Has a Few Words for Kanye

“…We take your lyrics very seriously. From the other lines in the song, we have come to understand that you may in fact be a “God.” Yet if this were the case — and we, of course, take you at your word — we … Continue reading

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BLEK LE RAT THIS WEEKEND MES BOOS!

“I had the idea to use stencils to make graffiti for one reason. I did not want to imitate the American graffiti that I had seen in NYC in 1971 during a journey I had done over there.I wanted to … Continue reading

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Le Sac Français – a “Daily Heller” Repost

In Paris, aesthetics are paramount. We’re all familiar with the worldclass fashion, era-defining artworks and beautiful food, but designer and journalist Steve Heller pays tribute to the beautiful utilitarian bags that tote our newfound goodies around. Check it out! Image … Continue reading

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The Transgender Women of Paris – Circa 1950 and 1960

I have always had a strong affinity for humanizing portraits of unconventional subjects – encountering Géricault’s portrayals of the insane had an immediate and profound effect on my psyche. Similar subject matter remains a favorite of mine. So you can … Continue reading

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