Farewell to the Duchess of Alba, Spain's Beloved 88-Year-Old Eccentric

Spain's Duchess of Alba, Maria del Rosario Cayetana Alfonsa Victoria Eugenia Francisca Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva—a.k.a. Cayetana—has died at 88. You might remember her as the zero-fucks-given eccentric who famously caused a ruckus in 2011, when she decided to marry a man 25 years her junior. (He was her third… » 11/20/14 1:10pm 11/20/14 1:10pm

The Book of Jezebel Got Picasso Baby

The Best Of Carine Roitfeld's Reign

In February of 2001, an ex-model, stylist, and fashion writer named Carine Roitfeld released her first issue as editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris. Today, she announced her resignation. In the intervening decade, she made French Vogue a creative powerhouse. [NSFW] » 12/17/10 5:53pm 12/17/10 5:53pm

"Picassoesque Face" Our New Least-Favorite Insult

Despite all the joy The Onion has brought us, we occasionally rue the day they became the arbitrators of intelligent satire. Because sometimes, like when the joke can be reduced to lulz ugly women!, it's just not that funny. [TheOnion] » 6/07/10 3:20pm 6/07/10 3:20pm

May You Live In Interesting Times

Penelope Trunk's bizarre happy-vs.-interesting quiz says happy people have "fat friends" and think Christmas is a national holiday, while interesting people have high-powered careers and opinions on Picasso. Thinking the entire quiz is bullshit apparently means you're happy. [Brazen Careerist] » 2/16/10 4:20pm 2/16/10 4:20pm

Woman Falls, Rips Picasso • France Reconsiders Veil Ban

• Last Friday afternoon, a woman taking an adult education class at the Met lost her balance and fell onto a Picasso painting. "The Actor," a painting from Picasso's Roe Period, suffered a six-inch tear in its lower right-hand corner. » 1/25/10 5:40pm 1/25/10 5:40pm

Police Recover Stolen Nude

Iraqi police have recovered a Picasso painting, "The Naked Woman," that has been missing since 1991. The man they arrested was trying to sell it for $450,000, but experts say it may be worth up to $10 million. [NYDailyNews] » 8/27/09 6:20pm 8/27/09 6:20pm

Dressing Like Chloe Sevigny Is Harder Than It Looks

Tilda Swinton Dresses To Impress; Let Us Now Praise Great London Fashion