Disparagement of the Photograph in Proust
Man Ray. Harper's Bazaar, November 1936. The Unkind Treatment of Photographs in La Recherche Photographs are not treated kindly in Proust’s Recherche. In the “Mother’s Kiss” episode in the Combray section of Swann's Way, there is a humorous account of why photographs ought not to adorn the walls of Marcel’s room — for his mother found in them “vulgarity and utility” (v.1, p. 53). The sheer fact that a photograph is reproducible, that another child could have the same photograph hanging in…
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Much More Than a Muse: 25 Beautiful Black and White Photos of Lee Miller Taken by Man Ray in Paris From 1929 to 1932
Just two weeks after her 22nd birthday in 1929, Lee Miller was leaving New York at the height of her fame as a model. A regular on the cover...
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El gusto por la belleza llena de 'Art Déco' la Juan March
'El gusto moderno Art Déco en París, 1910-1935' es la exposición que reúne 350 piezas, algunas de ellas exquisitas, en la Fundación Juan March.