Having attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, Dinklage made indelible appearances in Tom DeCillo's "Living in Oblivion" and Michael Gondry's "Human Nature." This fall he'll appear in a Lincoln Center production on the life of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
; "Elf" opposite Will Ferrell; and the indies "The Station Agent" and "Tiptoes." It's in the latter two projects that Dinklage challenges the ambiguity of his sexuality.
On the second floor of the exhibit, you escape the sometimes- ponderous world of painting in favor of lighter, more ephemeral fare, from a single collector's set of large Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
posters - you've probably seen most of these images, but they're a good deal more impressive at full kiosk size - to drawings, prints and photographs.
Edgar Degas, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
, and Pablo Picasso all painted absinthe drinkers, capturing both the drink's popularity and its dark side.
Saslow offers evidence of male homosexuality dating back to the Bronze Age and examples of lesbian imagery in paintings by Gustave Courbet and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Line drawings by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
, Pablo Picasso, and Marc Chagall also appeared in its pages.
Edward Manet and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
both illustrated notable books in limited editions.
Among the programs on the SFP list are a hour-long documentary on painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
; Ma Petite Mimi, directed by Roger Kahane, a 90-minute story about "prince" Geoffroy Lemaroyer who will change his name for the love of Mimi; Sniper, a 90-minute drama based on the Frederic Fajardie novel, starring Christopher Buccholz and Nicolas Silberg; Sabine J'Imagine, starring Jennifer Covillault as a 13-year-old whose friend is killed; Alice et Le Roi Arthur, directed by JeanPierre Richard (90 minutes); Salut Les Coquins, directed by Marcel Zemour and starring Jean-Pierre Cassel among others; Sylvie et Compagnie, a sitcom consisting of 26 episodes of 26 minutes each; and L'Odysee du Capitaine Blood, a co-production with the Gorki Studios in Moscow.
Pleasure was palpable in the life of the boulevards, and it remains palpable in the depictions of that life in the great graphic work of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
, on massive display at the Museum of Modern Art until January 26.
Pat added: "Henrietta was originally Henri - named after a French artist with short legs Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
- because we thought she was male, with her being tabby, and she was born with a twisted back left leg.
"As well as the cathedral and the Old Town there's the Musee Toulouse-Lautrec an art museum dedicated mainly to the work of the painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
, who was born near Albi, which is well worth a visit.
It includes works by Mark Rothko, Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
, Marcel Duchamp and Edgar Degas, many of which have not been seen outside Tehran for four decades.