Pages from Façade, a magazine published approximately twice yearly in Paris between 1976 - 1983. Taking inspiration from Interview Magazine, Façade covered cultural high life in france, documenting night clubbing, music, fashion, and general fabulousness.
August 8, 2012
A souvenir from the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris, an attraction that allowed visitors to view the moon through a giant telescope. The imagery for the attraction may be related to the Georges Méliès 1898 film "La Lune à un mètre" (or "The Astronomer's Dream")
November 8, 2011
UNION FRANÇAISE DES INDUSTRIES EXPORTATRICES. l’Elegance Francaise. Paris Ateliers d’Impressions et de Cartonnages d’Art, [1940].
October 3, 2011
A group of labels for brands of chocolate sold in France in the middle of the 19th century.
September 29, 2011
Masquerade ball : Rustic tableau, Paris, 1931 A view of Lake Ontario with a broken yacht, men and railroad tracks against the shoreline. undated.
February 23, 2011
Ogden Nash's "They Don't Speak English in Paris", ca. 1935, with his reactions to the increasing fame and acceptance of Gertrude Stein's writing (including a crude reference to the all African-American cast of "Four Saints in Three Acts")
January 24, 2011
A home movie (originally captured on 16mm film) taken by Julian Stein of Gertrude Stein's oldest brother Michael Stein's home, designed by Le Corbusier, in Garches, France followed by scenes of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas at the Hotel Pernollet in Belley, France.
January 6, 2011


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