Through the stories of her encounters with Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Leonard Bernstein, Max Ernst, Aaron Copland, Malcolm Lowry, and Karl Lagerfeld, we come to understand the sheer richness of Bernier’s experiences and memories. Pithy, hilarious, and wise, Some of My Lives is a multifaceted self-portrait of a life informed and surrounded by the arts.
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"Bernier proves an able guide across a wide range of forms, from painting and sculpture to architecture and fashion. Her interview with Coco Chanel is brilliant….She has provided a very stylish memoir indeed."---The Cleveland Plain Dealer"A remarkable memoir of a remarkable life. Intimate, winning, sunny, and smart, Some of My Lives has a voice not unlike the one in Diana Vreeland’s autobiography---only here, all of it is true."---Michael Kimmelman
SOME OF MY LIVES by Rosamond BernierKirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of SOME OF MY LIVES A Scrapbook Memoir. Legendary art lecturer and <em>L'OEIL<em> magazine founder Bernier (<em>Matisse, Picasso, Miró--As I Knew Them<em>, 1991) collates jam-packed brief sketches of her long, eventful life.- Kirkus Reviews
Some Of My Lives — By Rosamond Bernier — Book Review - NYTimes.comA fixture in the worlds of art and fashion reflects on a splendid career.- The New York Times
Rosamond Bernier was born in Philadelphia and was educated in France, England, and America. In 1955, she cofounded the influential art magazine L'OEIL, which featured the works of the masters of the School of Paris. A renowned lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rosamond Bernier was named for life to the International Best-Dressed List.