My day with Antoine (5)

End of my report on Antoine Bourdelle's museum. Paul Belmondo will be next. Here's Bourdelle's Orpheus leaning listlessly on his lyre. The nice touch is brought by the Greek columns in the background. Obviously, they are perfectly original. What is absolutely amazing is how my Nikon D600 and the Nikkor 18-85mm lens captured the light... Continue Reading →

Montparnasse: too old to rock’n roll, too young to die

I keep hearing that Montparnasse is no longer what it used to be, that the old spirit is no longer there, that the Montparnos, these bohemian artists aren't around anymore. Well, all the nay-sayers are at it to show that Montparnasse is a thing of the past, dead and buried. But rest assured you lovers of French culture, this is not true.

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