Directed by Benardo Bertolucci. The film is a character study of the kind of person who willingly “conforms” to the ideological fashions of his day. In addition to its strong storyline, the film is critically revered for the astonishing production design by Nedo Azzini, which, together with Vittorio Storaro’s camerawork, recreates the atmosphere of Fascist… Learn more ›
The movie The Blues Brothers, which cost around $38 million to make, was released in 1980 and, while initially it didn’ t do well at the Box Office, it has developed a world-wide cult following and is still regularly screened in cinemas around the world. It has developed into a cult classic, so popular that… Learn more ›
In decadent 1931 Berlin, life inside and outside the Kit Kat Klub is brilliantly told through the clever blend of story and musical numbers, as the outside world of Nazi politics grows into a brutal force, slowly affecting everyone. Cabaret has been described as “An exquisitely sculpted milestone in the history of the film musical”… Learn more ›
One of the Continent’s secret offshore gems, Fanø is the best place to go wild in Denmark. This Nantucket-like island off the country’s west coast teems with bird life, has miles of empty cycling paths, and offers broad beaches bathed in pewter-colored light.
This photo offset poster gives us Stella’s minimalist geometric patterns interlocked in vibrant Magic Marker tones on graph paper. Commissioned by the List Foundation, these brightly colored spinning shapes are definitely responsible for attracting our attention to the existence of the 1967 Lincoln Center Festival, but the question remains that for all their effectiveness- as… Learn more ›
Georges Lepape (1887-1971) was born in Paris where he studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. Working as an illustrator of designs for pantaloon gowns by Paul Poiret from 1909, he captured the shocking yet anticipatory move towards allowing greater physical freedom in women’s fashion. His collaboration with Poiret included the innovative compilation of limited-edition albums… Learn more ›
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from the now fabled performance in March 1958, at the 92nd Street Young Men’s Hebrew Association in New York. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance. Today, led by Artistic Director, Judith Jamison, AAADT… Learn more ›