St. Germain-des-Prés is the intelectual neighborhood of Paris, the place where writers, piantes and artists developed their creativity. With this background as inspiration, we are dedicating today’s article to those artists that worked in this charming neighborhood in Paris to present you Les Créations collection: St. Germain.
St. Germain as a painter
Pablo Picasso was one of the most popular paintors in St. Germain-des-Prés neighborhood during the thirties. We present you one of his female portraits, where he uses geometric forms, unfolding the basic theories of the use in perspective with angles and forms.
St. Germain as a moviemaker
Jean-Luc Godard is one of the most recargable moviemakers of the Nouvelle Vague. He was an essential character in the intelectual life of Paris during the sities and seventies. We strongly recommend you “Alphaville“, a film noir and science fiction movie where Godard talks about a futuristic reality as a moviemaker never imagined before through espectacular compositions and editing.
St. Germain as a writer
Scott Fitzgerald, American writer, was very influenced by the intelectual life in Paris during the twenties. His most well-known novel, “The Great Gatsby“, published in 1925, didn’t gain its fame until after his death. And he shows a wonderful portrait of the jazz era in United States.
St. Germain as a philosopher
Jean-Paul Sartre, leading exponent of existentialism and humanistic Marxism. Accompanied by his wife, Simone de Beauvoir, he spent many afternoons at Cafe di Flore in St.Germain-des -Prés , next to Hemingway, Fitzgerald or Beckett.