Posts Tagged: Nina Hamnett

Befuddled oracle

A “presence rather than a human being”: Princess Violette Murat

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Befuddled oracle

A “presence rather than a human being”: Princess Violette Murat

Omega Workshops | designs

Roger Fry’s design team reimagined the everyday objects around us.

Omega Workshops | designs

Roger Fry’s design team reimagined the everyday objects around us.

Fast and Furious

…the life and times of Nina Hamnett – artist, model, legend.

Fast and Furious

…the life and times of Nina Hamnett – artist, model, legend.

Pearls: Nina Hamnett

“I did not know much about anarchy…”

Pearls: Nina Hamnett

“I did not know much about anarchy…”

To the very dregs

Peter Warlock’s enthusiasms were as tempestuous as his disdain, and the flip side of his antsy vitality was the crippling despair to which he would periodically succumb. He conducted vituperative public feuds, writing obscene limericks about his enemies which he at one stage anthologised on a toilet roll.

To the very dregs

Peter Warlock’s enthusiasms were as tempestuous as his disdain, and the flip side of his antsy vitality was the crippling despair to which he would periodically succumb. He conducted vituperative public feuds, writing obscene limericks about his enemies which he at one stage anthologised on a toilet roll.

Strange Flowers guide to London: part 2

Fitzrovia was a stone’s throw from Bloomsbury but a world away in temperament. According to the Times Literary Supplement, Fitzrovia was “a world of outsiders, down-and-outs, drunks, sensualists, homosexuals and eccentrics”. In short, the spiritual home of Strange Flowers.

Strange Flowers guide to London: part 2

Fitzrovia was a stone’s throw from Bloomsbury but a world away in temperament. According to the Times Literary Supplement, Fitzrovia was “a world of outsiders, down-and-outs, drunks, sensualists, homosexuals and eccentrics”. In short, the spiritual home of Strange Flowers.

At home with Nina Hamnett

Nina Hamnett was vivacious, high-spirited, up for anything; a typical evening might find her singing off-colour sea shanties to a delighted André Gide, or dancing naked on a table in a Montparnasse bar long after closing time for an audience including Brancusi and Modigliani.

At home with Nina Hamnett

Nina Hamnett was vivacious, high-spirited, up for anything; a typical evening might find her singing off-colour sea shanties to a delighted André Gide, or dancing naked on a table in a Montparnasse bar long after closing time for an audience including Brancusi and Modigliani.