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The Roaring Twenties electrify Paris


THE GREAT ARTISTIC RENAISSANCES - After the tragedies of the war, the world of culture is boiling and making the capital a permanent celebration. We show ourselves there, and above all we dance.

Art has always been a powerful indicator of the human capacity to reinvent itself after a crisis. From the European artistic development after the sack of Rome to the breath of jazz emerging from the rubble of the Second World War, a journey into the history of great artistic rebirths.

Whether she receives the avant-garde in her living room at 27, rue de Fleurus, or walks in Paris, Gertrude Stein puts on sandals handmade by Raymond Duncan. Isadora's brother: philosopher, poet and craftsman. The dancer counts, with Alfred Whitehead, Picasso and Gertrude herself, among those whom she designates by the word "unique". She dedicated a poem of admiration to him: Orta or One Dancing . In terms of dance, Gertrude, who has a silhouette of a matron, is content to put the words in circles and open, in a duet set with her partner Alice Toklas, the doors of her living room.

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Source: lefigaro

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