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Articles with keyword "Paris"

Portrait of Ambroise Vollard


The Museumgoer

Always the student, even the famous Cézanne went back to the basics.

Susan Sontag captured by photographer Peter Hujar in 1975.


Notes on Sontag

A new film on Susan Sontag gives an intimate look at her passions.

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


Block Party

Archibald Motley painted African Americans having a good time

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


Mapping the Republic of Letters

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

Portrait of Stéphane Mallarmé


Playing Against Type

What happened when Stéphane Mallarmé reimagined the book.


Our Man in Paris

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

Watch by Gerald Murphy


Life as Art

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

Court of Louis XVI


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


Julien Green: The End of a World

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