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Camille and Emile A romantic and unknown love story between the sculptress Camille Claudel and the pharmacist Emile Boulanger By Cristina Contilli
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Camille Claudel is for art critics a discussed and fascinating sculptress, but, after the break with her teacher and lover Auguste Rodin, manage alone a studio is not easy for a woman and so Camille... More > slips little by little into a psychosis of persecution until to hospitalization in a mental hospital in 1913, but is it really all over? It's been six years since her hospitalization and Camille receives in the clinic near Avignon, where she is, a visit to one of her former neighbors, a pharmaceutical industrial, the doctor Emile Boulanger, with whom she had a brief relationship and probably also a daughter, Aurore, born in Reims in 1907. Now that the First World War finished, Emile hopes to be able to do something so that Camille is taken care in the best way as possible, but he will met the opposition of Camille's brother and mother who think that Camille is incurable...< Less
Camille and Emile Second book By Cristina Contilli
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This second book sees Camille alongside two other prominent women, the sculptress Jeanne Bardey that was the last student and lover of Rodin and Dr. Madeleine Pelletier... Camille and Madeleine...... More > two women who can not seem more different because the first had of love relationships that have marked his personal and artistic life , and the second by what she said and from what I have reconstructed the his biographers did not have love stories important and has dedicated his life to fighting for the rights of women and the medical career... and yet it seems to me that one thing in common Camille and Madeleine were angry: a bad relationship with their mothers, one of those conflicting reports that lead a woman to create an identity completely different from that of her mother just from the point of view of both sentimental is working, not the normal rebellion of the adolescent girls in relation to their mother...< Less
La Parigi degli impressionisti Secondo volume Edizione economica con le illustrazioni in bianco e nero By Cristina Contilli
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Dopo il buon riscontro ottenuto dal primo volume esce a distanza di alcuni mesi questo secondo catalogo dedicato alle ballerine e attrici che sono state modelle di più importanti pittori della... More > Francia di fine ‘800. Un libro che ci racconta quali donne hanno ispirato quadri più o meno noti, ma soprattutto che restituisce al lettore l’atmosfera di Parigi nella Belle Epoque. Hanno collaborato alla realizzazione di questa pubblicazione il fotografo e collezionista Domenico Nardozza e gli antiquari Sébastien Boffredo, Marcel Minck e Bruno Tartarin.< Less
Alice o Kiki? Kiki De Montparnasse modella e pittrice By Cristina Contilli
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Alice Prin soprannominata Kiki De Montparnasse è ricordata come compagna e musa del fotografo Man Ray, ma anche per essere stata la modella di molti pittori delle avanguardie che negli anni... More > ’20 hanno vissuto e lavorato nel quartiere di Montparnasse a Parigi e, infatti, quando nel 1929 pubblicò il proprio libro di Memorie, Kiki venne definita da Hemingway nell’introduzione la “regina di Montparnasse”. Kiki, però, non è stata soltanto questo, ma, come ricorda l’epigrafe sulla sua tomba, è stata “attrice, cantante e pittrice” ed è soprattutto la Kiki modella e pittrice che io ho voluto indagare e raccontare in questo libro. Cristina Contilli, aprile-maggio 2014< Less