De Gaulle + Sartre + baguette + Sophie Marceau's breasts = the culture of France
France's artistic elite has turned on American critics who claimed that their nation's culture was dead.
The surge of Gallic pride was provoked by the front page of the latest European edition of Time, which asked readers to name a living French artist or writer of international standing.
The magazine itself came up with just one: the singer Johnny Hallyday...
Go on then, name another one..
Nope, he is Belgian....