Internet Weekly Report - Art And Culture

Kiki of Montparnasse

Kiki of Montparnasse [Bio 1901-1953]
Alice Ernestine Prin was one of the most extraordinary and liberated women of the 20th century.  She was a painter, an artist's muse and model, a nightclub singer and an actress.  She was also known as the Queen of Montparnasse, which was the epicenter of Paris art movement in the 1920s.  At the young age of 28, her memoirs were published with an introduction written by none other than Ernest Hemingway, and she was the constant companion of Man Ray and the subject of 100's of Ray's photographs.

Kiki by Man Ray (1923)


Selected Images

Man Ray (1925) Gustaw Gwozdecki (1920) Julian Mandel (1920)

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Internet Weekly Report First Issued on 12/15/2001,
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Last Updated Sunday, 29. April 2007 21:09:48.

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