Monday, August 10, 2009
Jean Cocteau - French Poet, Artist,Filmmaker,Novelist, and Designer. His friends - Picasso, Marcel Proust, Andre Gide,A. Modigliani, Diaghilev - Among his friends were some of the most famous people within the artistic circles of his time.
A multi-talented artist, avant-garde filmmaker, eccentric, born into wealth in 1889. He created his own myth - represented as well in his first movie "The Blood of a Poet."
Drawing by Jean Cocteau - 1961
"Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious." - Jean Cocteau
Jean Cocteau by Amedeo Modigliani
Cocteau - A member of the prestigious Academie Francaise