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Medicine: The Pigeons of Paris

People in Paris were coming down with something like parrot fevert—but they had not caught it from parrots. Dr. Pierre Lepine, the Pasteur Institute's virus...

Art: Paris in Boston

"Art in America is derivative because it is still too young." Thus spoke France's Raoul Dufy in Boston last week. "France," he added, "has lived a long...

THE NATIONS: Stalemate in Paris

Philip Jessup, by vocation a professor of international law (Columbia) and by persuasion a liberal, tried hard all week to explain the meaning of objectivity to...

Art: Armenian In Paris

One of the liveliest figures in Parisian art circles these days is an Armenian painter named Krikor Bedikian, who rejects all the artistic isms of contemporary...

Music: Tohu-Bohu in Paris

The audience remained quiet for the first two minutes. Then came boos and catcalls . . . Neighbors began to hit each other over the head with fists, canes or...

Art: Anachronisms in Paris

Maurice de Vlaminck used to be one of the "wild beasts" (fauves) who in 1905 led the vanguard of modern French art. Nowadays, he enjoys bellowing about the...

Art: Work in Paris

Every year hundreds of wide-eyed young painters go flocking to Paris. Each has been a standout in his home town or in art school; each hopes to conquer the art...

Music: Revenge in Paris

When U.S. Dancer Ruth Page tried her lusty ballet Frankie and Johnny on the French last year, they gave her a bad time of it (TIME, May 22, 1950). The audience...

Music: High Jumper frorn Paris

Jean Babilée is a dancer U.S. balletomanes have been hearing about, in brief flashes from Paris, since the end of the war. The first flash was that he could leap...

The Press: Tribulations in Paris

For Americans in Europe, the Paris edition of the New York Herald Tribune, with its gossipy items about tourists and its store of U.S. news, has always been as...

Religion: Schizomaniac in Paris

Worshipers at the cathedral of Notre Dame last Easter were shocked by a young man in the robes of a Dominican monk, who stormed the pulpit and shouted "God is...

Art: Paris Pin-Up

The most heavily official and fashionable of all art shows—the spring Salon—opened last week in Paris' Right Bank Palais de New York. Ten thousand people, led...

Books: One Man's Paris

SPRINGTIME IN PARIS (364 pp.)—Elliot Paul—Random House ($3.50). France may have changed in ten years but not the French. Not, at least, in the Rue de la...

The Theater: Paris Writhes Again

In its half-century at the blind end of a cobbled alley in Montmartre, le Théâtre du Grand Guignol has become a synonym for blood-drenched horror on the stage...

THE NATIONS: And So to Paris

After two weeks of vainly trying to settle the Berlin issue in Berlin, Germany's military governors passed the problem back to Moscow. For the eleventh time,...

International: From Yalta to Paris

As long as men have fought wars, victors have exacted payment of indemnities from the vanquished. But systematic dismantling of factories as reparations came as...

THE NATIONS: Rendezvous in Paris

This week, the Big Four Foreign Ministers walked into the red marble "grand salon" of the Palais Rose, on Paris' majestic Avenue Foch. Russia's Foreign...

ART: American in Paris

Back home in Evanston, Ill. she is remembered as plain Gertrude McBrady, a glum girl in blonde braids. But in Paris' plush Maeght Gallery last week, she was...

Music: Lena in Paris

Nightclubbing Parisians, who had seen her movies and heard her records, knew something of what to expect. In the midst of France's troubles last week,...

Music: Welcome in Paris

Paris was happy to be invaded. The arrival of Milan's famed La Scala opera company set critics to reminiscing fondly of the days when Arturo Toscanini was in...