Things to See and Do in Calvados

Explore the département’s history, heritage, museums, festivals and outdoor activities Related articles: Calvados in Normandy: Tales from the Parisian Riviera Not-to-Miss Remembrance Sites in Calvados, Normandy HERITAGE AND CULTURE As the birthplace of William the Conqueror, Calvados is...

Book Reviews: Berthe Morisot, Published by Flammarion

Berthe Morisot was the first woman to band together with the free spirits soon to be known as the Impressionists, leading the charge of a new unbridled movement. Yet, despite being hailed as “one...

New Things to See and Do in Paris

However often you visit, there is always something new going on in the City of Light Related articles: The Best of the New in Paris 12 Fashionable Cocktail Bars in Paris SHOPPING Centre Commercial, Rue Madame Riding on the...

Book Reviews: Coco Chanel by Susan Goldman Rubin

Because you’re never too young to brush up on your fashion icons, Coco Chanel – Pearls, Perfume and the Little Black Dress is just the thing to introduce teens and tweens to the intractable...

3 Outings for the Whole Family: Weird and Wonderful Exhibitions in Paris

Impress the kids with these weird and wonderful exhibitions! ARTISTS AND ROBOTS A gripping opportunity to experience works of art produced with the help of increasingly sophisticated robots. Featuring pieces by around 40 artists, the exhibition...

5 Must-See Expos for Summer in France

Chagall, Lissitzky, Malévitch The Pompidou Paris offers a great chance to discover a wide-angle view of Soviet modern art following the First World War. 'A hundred years ago,' writes the exhibition's curator Angela Lamp 'Marc Chagall was appointed commissar for fine art for the city of Vitebsk, today in...

Showing in Paris: Kupka, Abstract Pioneer at the Grand Palais

For every well-known, well-loved artist is one waiting in the wings. Such is the case with František Kupka (1871-1957), a Czech painter who spent most of his creative life in Paris. Hailed as one...

The Best of the New in Paris

Paris is a city in constant flux, says Jennifer Ladonne. There are new shops, restaurants and bars opening all the time, not to mention concert halls, museums and art galleries... Whether you’re a regular visitor...

Creative Spark: Misia Sert, Pianist and Patron of the Arts

She was an accomplished pianist, but Misia Sert was also an artists’ muse, and a patron of the arts. Hazel Smith recounts her colourful career – and remarkable life... Artists and writers, musicians and dancers...

Essoyes, Summer Home of the Renoirs, Welcomes Visitors

For the people of Essoyes, a village in southern Champagne, the Year of Renoir, which was celebrated last year, capped years of planning, hard work, and determined effort that culminated in the opening of...