The Dior en Roses exhibition takes place until October 31 at Les Rhumbs villa in Granville

Exclusive Excerpt: Dior and Roses

Vincent Leret, the heritage manager at Christian Dior Parfums, takes us back to the designer’s Normandy childhood where his mother sparked his lifelong love of roses. Excerpted, with the publisher’s permission, from 'Dior and Roses'....
Felix Vallotton's 1899 photograph of the beach at Etretat

Belle Epoque Photography: A Very Modern Art

What happened when 19th-century artists took their first peek through a camera lens. They were amongst the greatest painters of the 19th century, but when it came to the thoroughly modern art form of photography,...
Cycling at the Chateau de Chambord

What to See and Do Outside of Paris

Keen to explore the sites in the regions surrounding Paris? Foodie museums, hot air balloon rides and garden festivals are just some of the attractions on offer. Related articles: Day Trips from Paris: Champagne Country,...
Berthe Morisot’s 1894 painting of her daughter, entitled ‘Julie Rêveuse’ (‘Julie Daydreaming’)

La Culture: Julie Manet, Vivian Maier and More Art in Paris

Sylvia Edwards Davis picks a treasure trove of not-to-miss events in the French capital Ode to a Muse The Musée Marmottan Monet is hosting the first exhibition ever dedicated to Julie Manet, the only daughter of...
Dior show

Dispatch from New York: Christian Dior Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum

After acclaimed stops in Shanghai, London and Paris, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams opened at the Brooklyn Museum in New York City this September. For those of us who have been yearning for a...
AFMO 2021

American Friends Musée d’Orsay Celebrates 10+ Years

American Friends Musée d’Orsay (AFMO) is a non-public charitable organisation whose mission is to raise public awareness and financial support for the Musée d’Orsay and Musée de l’Orangerie. Since its inception in 2009, AFMO...
Feria de Beziers

What to See and Do in Languedoc-Roussillon

Sailing, climbing, horse riding or sledding – there are many wonderful ways to discover the traditional region of Languedoc-Roussillon Related articles: You Can Have It All in Languedoc-Roussillon 12 Unmissable Sites in Languedoc-Roussillon BOAT TRIPS Canoe the River...
Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

Picasso’s Women

Hazel Smith flicks through the artist's little black book to reveal the wives and mistresses who inspired some of the most famous paintings of the 20th century. Pablo Picasso’s life reads like a French bedroom...

Picasso in Antibes: A Thrilling Temporary Exhibit

Hurry! This amazing show will wrap on October 31, 2021 Just a week ago, during my first permitted trip to my beloved France in more than two years, I arrived in Antibes, moved into a...
Honfleur

12 Essential Visits in Normandy in 2021

Our pick of the must-see towns, historic buildings and other places of interest. Related articles: The Timeless Charms of Normandy A Taste of Normandy What to See and Do in Normandy in 2021 Where to Stay and Eat...