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George Grosz: museum dedicated to city’s master chronicler opens in Berlin

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Filled with lustful murderers, dishevelled streetwalkers and hollow-eyed wartime amputees, George Grosz’s jagged sketches of Berlin street life during the Weimar Republic never sought to capture the German metropolis ...

Eve Babitz, chronicler of 1960s and 70s Hollywood excess, muore invecchiato 78

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Eve Babitz, the Hollywood bard, muse and reveller who with warmth and candour chronicled the excesses of her city in the 1960s and 1970s and became a cult figure to generations of readers, è morto. She was 78. Babitz...

Meet the real Helen Levitt, New York’s most intimate chronicler

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The American poet and cultural critic David Levi Strauss memorably described Helen Levitt as “maybe the most celebrated and least known photographer of her time”. That was in 1997, when Levitt was 84 and the subject o...