Tag Archives: Paris

Frans Masereel’s “The City” (1925)

A Look at Interwar European Cities

Frans Masereel (1889-1972) was a Flemish artist who was known as being one of the progenitors of the graphic novel. Masereel’s wordless novels give a glimpse into class struggles in European urban centres. Factory scenes, large towering machinery, hunger, and poverty feature prominently in these panels. The artist also keenly observes the treatment of women

Shakespeare & Company

The Spirit of Bohemian Paris

 one-way ticket from New York to Paris leaving November 14 will cost you six hundred thirty-four dollars and sixty-two cents. A subway ride from the airport to the city center will cost you twelve dollars and twenty cents. A walk down Rue de la Bucherie will cost you nothing. A stay at Shakespeare and Company