design by Geoffrey Beene, c. 1960s
Loulou de la Falaise
Her eyes crinkled up when she laughed—and she laughed a lot. She had insouciance, a blindness to consequences that makes evenings more fun, and nonchalance, which doesn’t mean carelessness or casual sloppiness but a deep tolerance of foibles, failings, and sins—including one’s own.
from the exhibit The Three Graces
photographer unknown, c. 1930s
(The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Peter J. Cohen)