Posts Tagged: Natalie Clifford Barney

Last night I dreamt I went to rue Jacob again

The Amazon speaks…

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Amazons in space

From Montparnasse to Mercury

Amazons in space

From Montparnasse to Mercury

Wild hearts at midnight

Flickering lanterns in the Temple d’Amitié…

Wild hearts at midnight

Flickering lanterns in the Temple d’Amitié…

Circles: Charles Henri Ford

His influence and relationships ranged from the Surrealists and the interwar expat community in Paris through to the Beats and the Factory, connections which he carried right into the 21st century.

Circles: Charles Henri Ford

His influence and relationships ranged from the Surrealists and the interwar expat community in Paris through to the Beats and the Factory, connections which he carried right into the 21st century.

Circles: Natalie Clifford Barney

One of the most prominent of Paris’s 20th century American expatriates, Barney networked at an Olympian level.

Circles: Natalie Clifford Barney

One of the most prominent of Paris’s 20th century American expatriates, Barney networked at an Olympian level.

The Other Amazon

“Who are these people? Why this gray palette? How does she shape a new concept of femininity?” Listen and find out…

The Other Amazon

“Who are these people? Why this gray palette? How does she shape a new concept of femininity?” Listen and find out…

Pearls: Natalie Clifford Barney

“For once you have committed yourself to a particular work, inspiration changes its form and becomes an obsession, like a love-affair…”

Pearls: Natalie Clifford Barney

“For once you have committed yourself to a particular work, inspiration changes its form and becomes an obsession, like a love-affair…”

Autour de Jacques

The catalogue offers much to gladden the heart of anyone interested in queer/Decadent undercurrents of the Belle Époque.

Autour de Jacques

The catalogue offers much to gladden the heart of anyone interested in queer/Decadent undercurrents of the Belle Époque.

Goodbye Dolly

The study of Dolly Wilde belongs to a discipline that doesn’t exist. While nominally listed as a “socialite” in biographical entries, she didn’t entertain on a grand scale, patronise genius or pioneer new ways of living, so you won’t find her mentioned in social histories of the 20th century.

Goodbye Dolly

The study of Dolly Wilde belongs to a discipline that doesn’t exist. While nominally listed as a “socialite” in biographical entries, she didn’t entertain on a grand scale, patronise genius or pioneer new ways of living, so you won’t find her mentioned in social histories of the 20th century.

Salon queen

Natalie Barney would become the 20th century’s greatest saloniste. Visitors to her Friday afternoon meetings included Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, André Gide, Jean Cocteau, Colette and Rainer Maria Rilke.

Salon queen

Natalie Barney would become the 20th century’s greatest saloniste. Visitors to her Friday afternoon meetings included Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, T.S. Eliot, André Gide, Jean Cocteau, Colette and Rainer Maria Rilke.

Grey eminence

Romaine Brooks’s reputation has greatly increased in recent years. Tthese fearless studies of strong, self-possessed women enjoy a critical reputation far beyond their significance as curios of early 20th century lesbian life.

Grey eminence

Romaine Brooks’s reputation has greatly increased in recent years. Tthese fearless studies of strong, self-possessed women enjoy a critical reputation far beyond their significance as curios of early 20th century lesbian life.