Today is the 86th birthday of the actor/director/singer Anthony Perkins. You’ve obviously seen Psycho, but have you seen Pretty Poison or Murder on the Orient Express?
Today is the 129th birthday of one half of one of the most elegant couples of the Jazz-Age-Lost-Generation-Paris-in-the-1920s: Gerald Murphy. I think that I first ‘discovered’
Today is the 131st birthday of the artist Juan Gris. When I see his art, I hear the jazz, see the dancers, smell the cigarette
Today is the 137th birthday of the French artist Fernand Léger. His developed style of painting is distinctively his own. I see a combination of Picasso
Today is the 144th birthday of the eternal wit Gertrude Stein. She was an artist collector as much as she was an art collector, influencing,
Today is the 144th birthday of the writer W. Somerset Maugham. I was given a copy of “The Razor’s Edge” quite a while ago by