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Articles with keyword "Paris"

Nighttime "stroll" painting by Archibald Motley, "Black Belt"

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Block Party

Archibald Motley painted African Americans having a good time

A depiction by Achille Devaria of Voltaire greeting  Ben Franklin and his nephew

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Mapping the Republic of Letters

Using modern technology to understand a network of eighteenth-century thinkers.

Portrait of Stéphane Mallarmé

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Playing Against Type

What happened when Stéphane Mallarmé reimagined the book.

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Our Man in Paris

Benjamin Franklin's papers reveal how he wooed the French to win our war.

Watch by Gerald Murphy

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Life as Art

Frolicking on the Cote D'Azur, Sara and Gerarld Murphy inspire artists of the avant-garde.

Court of Louis XVI

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American Arriviste

The eighteenth-century traveler, writer, and social climber John Ledyard joins Thomas Jefferson and a famed circle of expatriates in Paris.

Frenchman weeps as Germans occupy Paris

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Julien Green: The End of a World

As Germany occupied France, Green brought Paris to life in his superlative diaries.

French singer/songwriter Leo Ferre

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Liberating Experience

The music of protest

Couple in restaurant

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Interesting Mustard

The rise of the restaurant.