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Rodin, Ugolin et ses enfants

3 Must-See Sculpture Exhibitions in Paris this Winter

Looking at three very different points in time, three events in Paris to follow the evolution of sculpture... PICASSO – GIACOMETTI The Musée Picasso and the Fondation Giacometti present the first exhibition dedicated to the not always smooth dialogue between two major artists of...
Signe Chaumont

Museum Watch: Chaumont, Capital of Graphic Design

The first museum in France dedicated to graphic design, Le Signe international graphic design centre opened in October. The city of Chaumont is known for its international poster festival held every summer. The new centre reaffirms...

Family Holidays in France: Rentals to Suit You and Yours

France is a fabulous destination for family holidays. There is so much to do - outdoor activities; sights, cities and markets; excellent theme and water parks, along with great food. Holiday gites and villas...
Henri Fantin-Latour at the Musée du Luxembourg

Henri Fantin-Latour: Painting Silence at the Musée du Luxembourg

Once again the Musée du Luxembourg puts together a marvellous jewel of an exhibition that invites us to discover a chapter of art history we may not be so familiar with. Best known for his exquisite still-lifes and...

Riviera Sightseeing: 12 Must-See Historic Places on the Côte d’Azur

The Alpes-Maritimes is the second most-visited region of France. Its ritzy backstory renders it awash with cultural sights, several of them once the private villas of the ostentatiously loaded. Even Nice, France’s fifth-largest city, hosts more...
Blooming, Cy Twombly

La Culture: 5 Must-See Shows in Paris This Winter

Art enthusiasts are spoilt for choice this winter. There are so many events to see in Paris! Cy Twombly This blockbuster show at the Pompidou Centre in Paris presents an unprecedented retrospective of Twombly’s entire career through 104 paintings, sculptures, sketches and photographs. 30 November to...

The Carrefours of France in San Francisco: Hayes and Gough/Octavia

During the 1849-50s Gold Rush, many French came to San Francisco to find their fortune.  It was San Francisco that grew rich with the addition of French culture, and that continuing influence is seen...

Legendary Russian Art Collection at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris

A fragmented legendary art collection has, for a brief shining moment, been reunited in Paris. Sergei Shchukin, a wealthy Russian industrialist, knew how to pick the next big thing. He collected works and befriended artists long...
Archives Louis Vuitton Asnières

Book Reviews: Louis Vuitton, The Spirit of Travel

The story of Louis Vuitton’s empire has a truly fairytale beginning, with the 14-year-old escaping a wicked stepmother and harsh miller’s life at the foot of the Jura mountains. His trek to Paris took two years...
Firminy Vert, one of Le Corbusier's biggest projects

France Travel: Saint-Étienne, A Design Lover’s Dream

Located southwest of Lyon in the Rhône-Alpes, Saint-Étienne is a design fan’s dream. From funky galleries and museums to architectural gems, it’s the perfect place for a weekend city break. Here's what to see and do. A...