Category: Dan Alexander collection at Chateau Carmirat

The power of a cartoon

Sir Quentin Blake is an English cartoonist, most prominently known for his groundbreaking paintings in Roald Dahl’s revolutionary novel Matilda. He also painted 17 other Road Dahl books.  Since the 1990s, Blake has had an additional career as exhibition curator, curating shows in the National Gallery, the British Library and the Musée du Petit Palais […]

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Paul Bonet, Dan Alexander collection at Chateau Cramirat

Paul Bonet (1889- 1971) was one of the most celebrated French binding and book cover designers. His bookbinding career started as merely a hobby, and he was initially a modeler of wooden fashion mannequins until his friend asked him to design the cover for his book collection. This was a breaking point for Bonet, and […]

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Berenice Abbott, Dan Alexander collection at Chateau Cramirat

Berenice Abbot was an American photographer, and a central bridge between the cultural, photographic and artistic hubs of New York and Paris. She made vital connections with Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray, who were both crucial leaders of the American avant-garde movement, and in 1921 she moved to Paris and became Man Ray’s assistant.  After […]