Degas at the Opéra at the National Gallery of Art in Washington

Over 100 works by the celebrated artist are now on view in Washington D.C. through July 5, 2020 Edgar Degas (1834-1917), one of the most beloved French artists, was passionate about everything at the Paris...

Wealthy, Scandalous and Powerful: The Patrons of Paris

Marie-Laure de Noailles and Natalie Clifford Barney were both famed for their patronage of the arts but, as Lanie Goodman writes, even within the context of early 20th-century Paris, they were also notorious for...

Hermès Launches New Métier: Announcing the New Beauty Collection

French luxury house Hermès, known for its 181-year-old history of combining exquisite creativity with quality craftsmanship, will soon make its foray into the world of beauty products. The first collection from Hermès Beauty is...

Serious Chic on the Cheap at the Dépôts-Ventes in Paris

The best French fashion needn’t cost the earth. Jennifer Ladonne takes us on a tour of the Paris stores where you can bag a designer bargain for a fraction of the retail price Shopping in...

Book Review: Chanel, The Making of a Collection

Little did journalist Laetitia Cénac and illustrator Jean-Philippe Delhomme imagine, when they swanned into Chanel’s fabled 31 Rue Cambon atelier in 2018, that they were witnessing the making of Karl Lagerfeld’s final Ready-to-Wear collection...

Eco Threads: French Clothing Brand FAGUO Plants Trees

There's nothing quite like splashing out on new apparel and saving the planet at the same time. With French clothing brand FAGUO, that's precisely what's on the table. Having celebrated their 10th year in...

La Culture: The Art of War, How Artists Interpret Armed Conflict

Confronted with the most destructive times in history, artists interpret armed conflict through photography, painting, sculpture and film, and also in applied forms depicted in the artefacts of warfare. DEPARDON, MILITARY PHOTOGRAPHER Celebrated photographer Raymond Depardon...

La Culture: Winter Art News and Must-See Exhibits in Paris

During the colder months, why not ward off the winter chill in one of Paris's superb museums? Here's a sampling of the season's star expos. Figurative Mondrian at the Musée Marmottan Monet The figurative work of...

Poland at the Louvre-Lens Museum

This year marks the centenary of the signing of the Franco-Polish convention of September 3, 1919, which led to a massive influx of Polish workers into France, notably in the mining regions in the...

The Naïve Grand Masters at Musée Maillol in Paris

The Maillol Museum welcomes more than 100 works from the world of the so-called “naïve artists”. Also called “modern primitives” by the art collector and critic Wilhelm Uhde (1874-1947), one of their fervent defenders,...