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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,...

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...

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...

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...

Education: The Plus of Paris

In a Paris classroom last week, a pupil scrawled a familiar bit of U.S. doggerel across the blackboard: "No more classes; no more books; no more teacher's...

International: Paris Revisited

Last April, TIME'S Washington Bureau reported: "The U.S. delegation is going to Paris with some hope, but fully prepared for failure." Last week, TIME'S...

Music: Prodigy in Paris

Until 18 months ago, bright-eyed Pierino Gamba seemed like an ordinary Roman boy of eight who had taken a few piano lessons. He hated to wash and he liked to...

Music: Old Faces & Feet in Paris

Two oldtime cutups gave Paris a lively week of ballet and proved that they still could draw crowds. Jean Cocteau, the eccentric 55-year-old poet-artist,...

U.S. At War: Touch of Paris

The grey, troubled streets of Paris began to show patches of color, and U.S. soldiers on furlough caught the first faint scents of spring. Here & there window...

Art: Painters in Paris

First art reports out of Paris: ¶ Pablo Picasso, 62, was well and busy in his Rue Saint Augustin studio. Now almost white-haired, he had a new bathroom, a...