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Toulouse-Lautrec and the Cabarets of Paris Peter Webb Wednesday 17 January 2018

The talk will discuss Montmartre and its music halls in the 1890s with special reference to Toulouse-Lautrec. Included will be original recordings of Lautrec's friends including Yvette Guilbert and also original film of Louie Fuller, Josephine Baker and Edith Piaf - and to end with, the French Can-Can! 

Peter has degrees from Cambridge, an Academic Diploma from the Courtauld Institute, and a PhD from the University of East Anglia. He lectures at art galleries and universities in England, the United States, France, Italy, Canada, Hong Kong and Mexico. His publications include Sphinx: the Life and Art of Leonor Fini (2009), Death, Desire and the Doll: the Life and Art of Hans Bellmer (2006), Portrait of David Hockney (1991) and The Erotic Arts (1975).