Iliá Ehrenburg plays Baudelaire in Paris | Culture

He discovered the Leica camera in Paris and took it with him as Baudelaire wore his eyes from flâneur, looking for corners, vagabonds, loners, public urinals or suicides … It was Iliá Ehrenburg (Kiev, 1891-Moscow, 1967), a Russian communist who lived in the French capital with Lenin, escaped from Stalin’s purges, was close to Pasternak, […]

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