Eyes of Paolo ….. seen through the eyes of Queerguru’s Richard Gilles

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  What is not to say about Paolo Calia’s enchanted, extraordinary life? Sardinia, Venice, Rome, Paris, Fellini, Duchamp, Cocteau: as a child, Paolo became an accomplished portraitist and throughout his various artistic phases – paintings, art happenings, film sets, interior designs, tableaux vivants – he has always managed to keep the innate dreamlike qualities of … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews Cinémode by Jean Paul Gaultier …. of Life in Paris Frills…

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  Watching Jacques Becker’s masterpiece about Parisian Couture in the late 40s, starring the delightful Micheline Presle, on his grandmother’s TV set on a Sunday afternoon and more specifically, the fashion show at the end of the film – every single gown created by the extremely talented and very much forgotten Marcel Rochas – was … Continue reading

Queerguru’s new Paris Correspondents are entranced with the MARTIN MARGIELA Exhibit at Lafayette Anticipations

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  This is Martin Margiela’s first solo exhibition as a multi-media artist. The artworks were created in the workshops of the venue. It took two years to achieve the final result. As requested by Margiela himself, you enter the gallery through an emergency exit. As you walk from one changing room to another, you are … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Richard Gilles declares in Paris a new star is born : her name is PAULINE CHAGNE

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  Moi aussi je suis Barbara ★★★★★ Au Studio Hébertot, Paris    A star is born: the Parisian audience rediscovers the Magnetic, Tall, Dark Lady.  There is so much more to Paris than Awful Emily… the ever-so-talented Pauline Chagne, in Moi aussi je suis Barbara, pays tribute and embodies the iconic French chanteuse. In this musical … Continue reading

Richard Gilles Queerguru’s Paris Contributing Editor reviews SHOCKING ! THE SURREAL WORLDS OF ELSA SCHIAPARELLI

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  The Musée des Arts Décoratifs (MAD) houses many of Elsa Schiaparelli’s seminal fashion items. After staying dormant for decades, the label was re-launched in 2014 thanks to couturiers like Christian Lacroix and SHOCKING  ! THE SURREAL WORLDS OF ELSA SCHIAPARELLI Bertrand Guyon. Since 2019, when Daniel Roseberry was appointed artistic director, the name Schiaparelli is once … Continue reading

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