Notes On Camp: New site

Hello everyone. I am very happy to say that my new site is now available at Notes On Camp. I invite you to follow my articles on the new site from now on.

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Andy Warhol on Beauty

Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait with Skull

Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait with Skull

Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 – 1987) spent his whole life looking for the most effective ways to create art. And although, when he finished his school education had serious intentions to study art and become a professor, his eccentricity led him to study commercial art, marking his career forever. Continue reading

Yves Saint Laurent answers the Proust Questionnaire

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Yves Saint Laurent (August 1, 1936 – 2008) was always an admirer of elegance. Therefore, a Marcel Proust admirer. There can’t be a complete understanding of the designer if Proust influence is not considered. Yves Saint Laurent lived surrounded by Proust, from his literary works to the constant reference of the writer’s world. He bought Château Gabriel, the palace where he lived with Pierre Berge, in the late 70s because Proust had been a frequent guest of Gaston Gallimard, one of its previous owners. So, when he acquired the villa, he named every room after a Remembrance of Things Past‘s character—his own room was Mr. Swann’s. Continue reading