Versailles School of Architecture Retrospective


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Out of all the exuberance on display at the Versailles School of Architecture Retrospective I have paid attention to two pieces: The bust in black ceramic riddled with negative spaces by Christian Gozenbach, and the treasure map with its meandering beads by Emmanuelle Villard; the former could serve me as a negative reference to a marble or white ceramic portrait, while the latter might retrace the paths to the hidden jewel at the Little Trianon. In the context of Versailles nothing else seems meaningful.

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About versaillesgossip, before and after Francis Ponge

The author of the blogs Versailles Gossip and Before and After Francis Ponge, Vadim Bystritski lives and teaches in Brest France. The the three main themes of his literary endeavours are humor, the French Prose Poetry, the French XVII and XVIII Century Art and History. His writings and occasionally art has been published in a number of ezines (Eratio, Out of Nothing, Scars TV, etc). He also contributes to Pinterest where he comments on the artifiacts from the Louvre and other collections. Some of his shorter texts are in Spanish, Russian and French.
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