More ideas from Maarit-Johanna Hellsten
Acropolis

Acropolis

Puccini (Madame Butterfly) Puccini based his opera in part on the short story "Madame Butterfly" (1898)

Giacomo Puccini Head and shoulders portrait in heavy shadow, depicting a dark-haired man with a curling moustache, wearing a winged collar with a tie and with a handkerchief protruding from the top pocket

The Great Hypostyle Ha

The Great Hypostyle Ha

Simone de Beauvoir and Nelson Algren, Chicago, 1950. Photo: Beauvoir’s personal collection.

Nelson Algren and Simone de Beauvoir - Before meeting Algren, de Beauvoir was a fairly conventional cafe intellectual who slept around but was hooked on her teacher-companion-lover, Jean-Paul Sartre.