From Gossip to War Glamour In July of 1940 The New Yorker published a curious note about Cecil Beaton visiting Gertrude Stein on the eve of France’s entry into World War II:
Miss Stein was at her villa […]
Francis Bacon is a scream. He will always be a scream. Just think of the roar from that fleshy maw under the umbrella in “Painting” from 1946. Bacon didn’t just […]
City Views There comes in the life of every city an era of unsurpassed greatness.
Whether it's an aligning of the stars or simply a convergence of social
pressures, cultural influences, history, […]