Archive for June, 2023

This Sporting Life

Monday, June 12th, 2023

My painting, etching, and Ceramics sculptures competing with French Open Players and Bikers.

Elina Svitolina married Gael Monfils

ELINA Svitolina and Gaël Monfils have been married for nearly two years.

Adieu Françoise Gilot

Tuesday, June 6th, 2023
  • Artforum obit

    Painter Françoise Gilot, whose 1964 memoir detailing her tumultuous, decade-long relationship with Pablo Picasso became an international bestseller, died June 6 in New York at the age of 101. Having met Picasso when she was just twenty-one and he forty years older, she gave birth to two of his children—Claude Picasso and Paloma Picasso—before becoming, by his admission, the only woman ever to leave him.

    We all learned a lot about Picasso from her book. Merci.

    (Luc Simon)

    (On Facebook, I was told that the actor who was directed by Robert Bresson in Lancelot du Lac was her husband).

    Natascha McElhone played her in “Surviving Picasso”, Merchant Ivory production.

    The Last Love of Jonas Salk

  • Hirokazu Koreeda – “Monster’ won Script Award at Cannes 2023

    Tuesday, June 6th, 2023

    (“Air Doll”, Joe Odagiri and the amazing Korean Actress directed by Hirokazu Koreeda)

    (Makanai – Koreeda drected Netflix series)

    (Hirokazu Koreeda won Screeplay award, accepting for Yuji Sakamoto, Koji Yakusho for best actor at Cannes 2023 working with Vim Wenders.
    previously Koreeda directed Koji Yakusho in “The Third Murder”)

    Happy birthday Hirokazu Koreeda

    See more photos for Koreeda from previoua poar – Shoplifters wins Palme d”Or at Cannes 2018

    Margit Carstensen Goes to Heaven

    Friday, June 2nd, 2023

    (Rainer Werner Fassbinder & Margit Carstensen on the set of “Bremer Freiheit,” 1972)


    Margit Carstensen


    Margit Carstensen passed away one day after Fassbinder’s birthday (May 31).