Blog posts tagged with 'montmartre'

In Montmartre
Certain neighborhoods are forever linked with certain time periods and movements: Harlem with its literary renaissance in the 1920s, Haight-Ashbury with the hippie subculture in the 1960s and Montmartre with the birth of modernity in the early 1900s. In her new book, In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art, art historian Sue Roe captures the zeitgeist of this exciting Parisian neighborhood as it witnessed the unveiling of novel art movements during its cultural zenith.