The Roaring Twenties
The Jazz Age’s Lost Leader: Harry Crosby
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The Muslim Playboy Behind Paris’ Most Scandalous Painting
The Musée d’Orsay houses a work that still shocks visitors, a painting that united one of the 19th century’s most controversial painters with one of its most dissolute gentlemen.
The Paris Riots Strike Home, Giving Terrorists Opportunities
For several hours, vandals in yellow vests ruled the streets of Paris, including my street. Amid the chaos, jihadi terrorists are watching ... and waiting ...
Paris Is Burning as French Say, ‘Macron, Listen to Us!’
Increasingly violent confrontations have startled the nation, but they may be even more shocking to a global audience for whom Macron has become an icon of reason and prudence.
The Naked Truth About Manet’s ‘Olympia’
I was looking for a muse, and found in her eyes a gateway to the past, an icon for the present. Victorine Meurent was the painter’s star model but remained an enigma for 150 years.
The Long Tradition of Americans Drinking in Paris
The City of Light has boasted a cocktail scene since 1840, which attracted a slew of famous American imbibers.
The Nazi Soldier Who Stole a Scandalous Work of Art
In 1929, Tamara de Lempicka painted ‘Myrto,’ a picture of two naked women reclining on a couch following a tryst. A Nazi soldier saw it, took it, and it has never been seen again.
Speed Read: The 6 Most Batsh*t Bits as Trump Left for Paris
Before he left to celebrate the peace that ended ‘the world war to end all wars,’ the president trashed just about everyone in an impromptu presser Friday morning.