For us French people, Jane Birkin is “Jane”! Serge Gainsbourg is “Gainsbourg”. And Jane B. is like a family member; we have frequented her since the end of the 60s, that is to say that she is part of our collective unconscious! We know her life, her style, her loves, her successes, her sorrows, her commitments, her smile and that accent… A few years ago, Jane Birkin had come to the Gallery during a previous opening, she seemed quite fragile in the middle of the crowd, I wanted to protect her from solicitations and other selfies … Useless! The public...
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