At first, simply watching people read In Search of Lost Time might seem dull; by the end, you’ll be itching to read or reread it yourself.
Marcel Proust’s Dream of Art
Proust’s mid-career struggles with writing led him to art criticism, which provides clues to the qualities prized by readers of In Search of Lost Time.
The Only Known Film Footage of Marcel Proust, or Proust Descending a Staircase
In the first footage discovered showing Marcel Proust, he speedily descends a staircase at a wedding.
Hard Looking: Proust and Gauguin on Art
Gauguin’s art furthered the dematerialization of beauty that Proust discerned in Rembrandt’s use of light by freeing color from form and drawing from realism.
Proust’s Way: 100 Years of “Things Past”
“Proust? No one is less dead than he is,” said Suzy Proust, Marcel’s niece.
Right she was. Is.
Everything about this one-room exhibition (all the one-room exhibitions at the Morgan seem grand to me, just the right size and feeling) is perfectly chosen and described.