✓ The Most Beautiful Man in the World: Paul Swan, from Wilde to Warhol Ý Download by Î Janis Londraville
✓ The Most Beautiful Man in the World: Paul Swan, from Wilde to Warhol Ý Download by Î Janis Londraville When Andy Warhol Cast Paul Swan In Three Films In The Mid S, He Knew That The Octogenarian Had Once Been Internationally Hailed As The Most Beautiful Man In The World And As Nijinsky S Successor Arthur Hammerstein Had Advertised Swan As A Reincarnated Greek God, And George And Ira Gershwin Had Celebrated His Beauty In Their Musical Funny FaceWhat Warhol Didn T Know Was That Swan Had Also Been Called America S Leonardo, Portrait Artist Of The Famous And The Infamous, Including Writer Willa Cather, Aviator Charles Lindbergh, British Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald, And Dictator Benito Mussolini This Book Is The First To Tell Swan S Story, From His Days As A World Famous Dancer And Artist, Through His Film Career Which Ran From Silent Pictures, Including De Mille S Ten Commandments , To Warhol S Camp, Paul Swan, And Paul Swan I IV To His Portrait Painting Late In Life When Nelson Rockefeller S Children, Malachy McCourt, And Pope Paul VI Were Among His SubjectsWith Unprecedented Access To Swan S Scrapbooks, Letters, Diaries, And An Unpublished Memoir That Tells The Story Of A Bisexual Man Trying To Build A Public Life In Perilous Times, Janis And Richard Londraville Reconstruct The Intriguing Life Of This Uniquely Interesting Figure, Whose Story, Although Widely Glossed In The Press, Was Until Now Never Fully Known
There is an exhibit beginning this Saturday June 13, 2015 in Nebraska I m sure his spirit will be hovering there I just read this book because he is my great uncle.
He is the older brother of Jesse who is my grandfather, and who I now have insight about because of certain disconnects and things mentioned in this book.
I couldn t put it down although I needed to to process family stories and things.
because he is my relation, but also because this book is an unfolding of mastery of art and brilliance as well as shadows that come with this for him.
what aging means, what relationships long term are about whether same sex or with opposite sex or with children , what passionate about life means in a literal sense of connection with what goes on in the earth plane and grows up in the soil of our lives as well as, and
This is a Special Man who passed through this life when being gay or bi sexual was definitely not acceptable by most persons As a result not enough of us were aware of nor got to experience his many exceptional talents in dance, painting and sculpture.
The book is well written and engrossing with many photos adding greatly to the telling of Paul s amazing life s story quite well.
This book should be read by all, but especially by those persons who may feel different than others about them, persons who never the less feel they have a talent or talents that they want need to display through performance in the arts or in any field of endeavor Paul Swan s life tells through example how one should NEVER give in or give up because of what others think My Kudos to the author, Paul s relatives, and to all who collaborated in its production Well done BW I loved this book So many Nebraskans have had to leave this culture to excel artistically What a shame I think they e still leaving This story, with its compelling hero, would make a great movie If only one could find the most beautiful man in the world to play the part.