40 Amazing Photos of Pablo Picasso in His Villa La Californie in the late 1950s

David Douglas Duncan (1916 – 2018) was an American photojournalist who is best known for his dramatic combat photographs. However another really interesting and much more unknown side of him, is the record that he made in 1957 about the intimate life of the great Pablo Picasso in his Villa La Californie in Cannes, France.Continue reading “40 Amazing Photos of Pablo Picasso in His Villa La Californie in the late 1950s”

When Brigitte Bardot Met Pablo Picasso at His Studio Near Cannes in 1956

In 1956, in Cannes, France, there was a special meeting of two completely different stars – the movie actress, Brigitte Bardot, and the famous artist, Pablo Picasso. The latter had several workshops and a house, Villa La Californie, in this city. LIFE magazine sent photographer Jerome Brierre to capture the meeting. At that time, heContinue reading “When Brigitte Bardot Met Pablo Picasso at His Studio Near Cannes in 1956”

Beautiful Color Photographs of 19 Year-Old Brigitte Bardot at the Cannes Film Festival in 1953

The French actress first arrived to the festival as an unknown, but once the cameras discovered her, she quickly became a sex symbol. Brigitte Bardot didn’t appear in a film that played the 1953 Cannes Film Festival, but she didn’t need to. From the moment the 19-year-old starlet hit the beach, wearing a shockingly briefContinue reading “Beautiful Color Photographs of 19 Year-Old Brigitte Bardot at the Cannes Film Festival in 1953”