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France! Cafes! Espresso and Tradition! – America On Espresso


by Glamourdaze
Carousel Movie Tribute to Paris

Anaïs Nin -“Paris intimate like a room.”

1879--Edouard-Manet,-Woman-Reading---Cafe-de-Flore-Paris

1879–Edouard-Manet,-Girl-Studying—Cafe-de-Flore-Paris

Stills and Tales and a video tribute to Paris.

1882-Fernard-Lungren's-The-Café

1882-Fernard-Lungren’s-The-Café

Carousel – 140 Years of Parisian Cafe Tradition – 1877 to 2015

Consider France, and also you consider Parisian cafe’s, the Belle Epoch period, the work of Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas and Renoir, who first evoked into picture Paris’s liberated counter tradition and the great thing about its individuals.

Ernest Hemingway: “London is a riddle. Paris is a proof.”

1916--Pablo-Picasso-Moise-Kisling-Paquerette-Cafe-la-Rotonde-Paris

1916–Pablo-Picasso-Moise-Kisling-Paquerette-Cafe-la-Rotonde-Paris

To this metropolis of desires, all the best artists and free thinkers of the twentieth Century have flocked.

Pablo Picasso, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, and even a sure Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov ( Lenin) have been all drawn to the attract of Paris, its glamour, its decadence and its inspiration.Town has endured a lot ache in its historical past, and but once more this previous week.

Oscar Wilde – “When good People die, they go to Paris.”

Pola-Negri,-1927,-Cafe-de-la-Paix,-Paris

Actress Pola-Negri-1927,-Cafe-de-la-Paix,-Paris

The terrorist assault on Paris.

The fast solidarity proven by Parisians that terrible night time for anybody needing secure haven,by utilizing the #PorteOuverte hashtag – impressed us, and the dedication to not give in to hatred have been most movingly expressed by the phrases on Fb of Parisian Antoine Leiris who tragically misplaced his spouse Helene Muyal Leiris within the Bataclan bloodbath.

This publish and movie is an ode to what’s greatest in all of us.

A Photograph historical past of the Paris cafe tradition.

Table-for-one-Paris-cafe2

Desk for one – Paris by the years

Honoré de Balzac – “Whoever doesn’t go to Paris commonly won’t ever actually be elegant.”

The cafe tradition in Paris is outdated, very outdated. The primary espresso home was opened in 1672 by Pasqua Rose, who maintained a monopoly till Cafè Procope opened later in 1686. It stays open to this present day.

1922-Maurice-Brange,-Au-Café--Solita-Solano-and-Djuna-Barnes-in-Paris

1922-Maurice-Brange,-Au-Café–Solita-Solano-and-Djuna-Barnes-in-Paris

Cole Porter – “I like Paris when it sizzles.”

In its heyday it was often known as the theatrical cafe, the place members of the French enlightenment resembling Voltaire have been common company.
The picture of Paris as a metropolis of free thinkers was sealed, together with the affiliation of its cafe tradition.

1928-Café-du-Dome,-Winter-Morning,-Paris---Andre-Kertèsz

1928-Café-du-Dome,-Winter-Morning,-Paris—Andre-Kertèsz

From the 1870’s onwards, the work of Manet, Degas, Van Gogh and Paul Cèzanne illustrated the cafes of Montparnesse and Montmarte in all their Belle Epoch glory.

Allen Ginsberg – “…the bewildering great thing about Paris…”

1932---Montmartre-place-du-tertre-Paris

1932—Montmartre-place-du-tertre-Paris.

1935--Dome-Café-on-Montparnasse---Lucien-Aigner

1935–Dome-Café-on-Montparnasse—Lucien-Aigner

By the top of the nineteenth century and the start of the twentieth, Paris cafes have been the hangout for most of the rising impressionist artists, writers and composers, from Oscar Wildeto Toulous Lautrec to Eric Satie and Claude Debussy. Espresso was typically a well mannered cowl for the extra sinister dependancy to absinthe.

140-Years-of-Paris-Cafe-Culture

Left:1930-The-Woman-in-the-Window–La-fille-dans-la-fenêtre-Eduard-Boubat-Paris-Cafe. Proper:1935-Parisian-cafe–Claudioc

The names are iconic – Les Deux Magots, Cafè de Flore, Le Dome Cafè, Le Deauville, Closerie des Lilas , Le Choose and La Rotonde – all houses throughout these early years to a few of the most artistic individuals ever to have lived.

Gertrude Stein – “Americas is my nation however Paris is my hometown.”

1940-Edith-Piaf,-Jean-Gabriel-Séruzier

1940-Edith-Piaf in paris cafe -Jean-Gabriel-Séruzier

Revolutionary’s like Vladimir Lenin and Trotsky, and Karl Marx earlier than them, plotted their overthrow of Capitalism and royalty within the cafe back-rooms of Montmartre.

James-Joyce-and-Sylvia-Beach-in-Paris

James-Joyce-and-Sylvia-Seashore-in-Paris 1925

Irish author James Joyce discovered publishing fame in Paris, and spent the final years of his life there.

By the Nineteen Twenties, political pondering was changed by existentialists like Simone de Beauvoir and Jean Paul Sartre.

1948--Karl-Bissinger,-Juliette-Gréco,-Paris

1948–Karl-Bissinger,-Juliette-Gréco,-Paris

Wandering spherical Montparnasse or Montmartre, you would possibly simply have ran into the likes of Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali or Ernest Hemingway ( not essentially sitting collectively in fact), or Paul Poiret and Coco Chanel having a public slanging match maybe?

1948-Cafe-Flore,-Paris-Photograph-by-Richard-Avedon

1948-Cafe-Flore,-Paris-{Photograph}-by-Richard-Avedon

F. Scott Fitzgerald – “The American in Paris is the perfect American.”

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1951-Louis-Stettner-Christmas-Eve—-ile-Saint-Louis-Paris

Espresso homes continued to be free thinker zones, and trendy locations to be seen in till the shadow of World Battle Two and the occupation of Paris.

1954-Maurice-CHEVALIER---Paris-cafe

1954-Maurice-CHEVALIER—Paris-cafe

Paris Vogue and the Cafè Tradition.

By the Thirties, mannequin shoots bwere changing into fairly widespread within the stylish cafe settings of Paris’s cafes. By the Fifties, they have been nearly thought of a precedence throughout the Paris style seasons.

Charles Dickens – “Paris is probably the most extraordinary place on this planet!”

Love on the Left financial institution – 1954

1954---Vali-Myers--Ed-Van-Der-Elskin

1954—Vali-Myers–Ed-Van-Der-Elskin

Within the publish conflict period, one title Vali Myers, maybe encapsulates greater than some other lady, the publish conflict bohemian. Born in Brisbane, the actor, dancer, artist moved to Paris in 1949 stuffed with desires, however discovered herself dwelling on the streets of Saint-Germain on Paris’s Left Financial institution.

1954---Vali-Myers-and-friend---Ed-Van-Der-Elskin

1954—Vali-Myers-and-friend—Ed-Van-Der-Elskin

Right here she is captured in a beautiful sequence of photographs by Dutch photographer Ed van der Elskin, documenting the bohemian life on the Rive de Gaucheand entitled Love on the Left Financial institution and printed as a Photobook story within the British Image Put up.
Myers life,look and work impressed many future artists from Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Patti Smith.

1954-Marie-Helene-Amaud---Paris-cafe

1954-Marie-Helene-Amaud—Paris-cafe

1957---Edouard-Boubat,-Waiting-for-a-date-at-the-Café-Vache-Noir,-Paris

1957—Edouard-Boubat,-Ready-for-a-date-at-the-Café-Vache-Noir,-Paris

A Paris bloggers view of cafe tradition in 2015.

As we speak maybe, you’ll extra probably see flocks of vacationers in these iconic locations. Parisians have hundreds of cafes to select from.
Paris blogger Flore der Agopian writes in A Girl’s Paris, a stupendous ode to her tradition.“Even in winter we sit outside, whether or not it’s raining or snowing, at cafés the place there are heaters for heat and awnings for cover.”

1961--Fred-Astaire---Paris-Cafe

1961–Fred-Astaire—Paris-Cafe

1961-Parisian-Students-at-Lunchtime---Paris-Loomis-Dean

1961-Parisian-College students-at-Lunchtime—Paris-Loomis-Dean

1961-Jane-Fonda-Paris-Café-de-Flore

1961-Jane-Fonda-Paris-Café-de-Flore.

Jean Cocteau – “In Paris, everyone desires to be an actor; no person is content material to be a spectator.”

1969--Brasserie-Lipp,-Photo-by-Henri-Cartier-Bresson,-Paris

1969–Brasserie-Lipp,-Photograph-by-Henri-Cartier-Bresson,-Paris

She described one typical dialog she overheard between a lady in her 80s – “swish, very delicate and wore a silk scarf with a pearl necklace and crimson lipstick. Aristocratic!” and a person in his 50s who had sat down beside her – ” he carried a bike helmet and within the different a black leather-based briefcase. A businessman”.

1978-Bernard-Plossu,-café-à-Montparnasse

1978-Bernard-Plossu,-café-à-Montparnasse

1994-La-Brasserie-de-l’Ile-St.-Louis,-Paris--Peter-Turnley

1994-La-Brasserie-de-l’Ile-St.-Louis,-Paris–Peter-Turnley

The girl talked emotionally in regards to the Second World Battle, and the dialog moved on to as we speak’s society.

It was clear says Flore der Agopian, that they didn’t know one another, “however once they parted it was as if they’d recognized one another for a very long time”.

Only one cafe, and an opportunity encounter between two strangers, and there you might have Paris in a nutshell. Lengthy might she stay.

1985-Samuel-Beckett,-Boulevard-St-Jacques,-Paris,-1985

1985-Samuel-Beckett,-Boulevard-St-Jacques,-Paris,-1985

2011--Parisienne-au-Cafe-de-Montmartre---Christphe-Lecoq

2011–Parisienne-au-Cafe-de-Montmartre—Christphe-Lecoq

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