L’art de la bohème in Turn-of-the-Century Montmartre

Now what many Parisians consider an arrondissement almost wholly belonging to tourists, Montmartre was once a bucolic village on a hill where artists flocked to escape from the city. Something about this cross between city and country inspired the beautiful and, often, the absurd. Picasso got his start in Montmartre before gaining popularity, Van Gogh created …

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