Douceur hivernale

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Des petits hauts coat and the bear sculpture (1928) of the French sculptor Pompon (1855-1933). The original sculpture is in the Orsay museum, Paris. We can see a copy of the bear sculpture of Pompon in the Darcy garden, Dijon, … Continue reading

The vintage photographer Paul Tanqueray

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Paul Tanqueray (1905-1991) was an English photographer. The well-known photographer Cecil Beaton had been his assistant until 1927. The Paul Tanqueray’s work was weekly published in the magazines Sketch and Tatler. His photos were also regularly in the covers of … Continue reading

Favourite culinary specialities in Bourgogne, France

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Cheese gougère, snails of bourgogne, wine of Bourgogne and mustard are my Favourite culinary specialities in Bourgogne, France. There are others specialities in Bourgogne like beef bourguignon (beef with wine, onions, bacon and mushrooms), wine rooster, truffle of bourgogne, Chablis … Continue reading

Art Deco magnificence

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René Boivin gold clips (“manchettes plissées”, 1935) and ring (black wood and diamond)

Favourite sweet specialities in Bourgogne, France

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Ginger bread, blackcurrant (fruit, jam, candies, cream, sirup…) and nonnettes (round small pastry with ginger bread, often with jam inside) are my favourite sweet specialities in Bourgogne, France. There are other sweet specialities in Bourgogne like anise of Flavigny, gamblettes … Continue reading

A vertiginous future

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Jean Després bracelet, Metropolis movie poster and Art Deco wallpaper (Mayfair). Jean Després (1899-1980) was a famous Art Deco jeweler. Metropolis (directed by Fritz Lang, 1927) is a movie depicting a dark future with a vertiginous architecture. The Metropolis is … Continue reading

A future made of concrete and metal

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Poster of the movie Metropolis (directed by Fritz Lang in 1927) and Jean Després’ brooch (silver and black onyx) and bracelet. The Art Deco movement influenced all the arts like jewelry and architecture. Jean Després (1889-1980) was a famous Art … Continue reading