Shows to See Now: Get Your Contemporary Art Fix in France

There's plenty of contemporary art to get inspired about this autumn JAPANORAMA The Pompidou Metz explores 50 years of Japanese contemporary artistic creation, from fashion and Manga to visual arts, entertainment and music. Many exhibits have...

Art in Paris: The Alchemy of Gauguin at the Grand Palais

As one of the major artists of the 19th century and pioneer of modern art, Paul Gauguin needs no introduction. Or does he? There is much yet to discover about his technique and aesthetic. Gauguin...

Renoir and Friends: Luncheon of the Boating Party at the Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s celebrated painting “Luncheon of the Boating Party” serves as the centrepiece for this charming exhibit, a compilation of over 40 works by the artist and his contemporaries. The setting for many of these...

Autumn in Paris: A Fabulous Fest with American Friends of the Musée d’Orsay

Once again the American Friends of the Musée d’Orsay (AFMO) hit it out of the park with a spectacular weekend full of unparalleled private access to exhibitions and homes, providing rare opportunities for art...

Unmissable Art Exhibition: MoMA Rolls into Paris

The Fondation Louis Vuitton is welcoming the New York Museum of Modern Art’s unrivalled collection this autumn. Showcasing more than 200 masterpieces signed Warhol, Cézanne, Klimt, Magritte and Picasso, as well as lesser-known but...

Parisian Walkways: The Rebirth of the Le Viaduc des Arts in the 12th Arrondissement

For more than a century, one of the main arteries feeding the heart of the French capital was a train line that arrived from east of Paris and reached its terminus at Place de...

Great Destinations: Île-de-France, Haunt of Kings and Artists

There is more to Île-de-France than just Paris. Proud Francilienne Marion Sauvebois ventures out of the capital to discover the picturesque villages that charmed the Impressionists, before going château-hopping and hitting the dance floor...

Things to See and Do Along the Languedoc Coast

Discover this beautiful coastline through its traditions, festivals, museums, tourist sites and cultural events Related articles: Just Say “Oc”: Exploring the Languedoc Coastline 12 Great Places to Visit in Coastal Languedoc Where to Stay and...

What the FIAC? The Contemporary Art World Meets in Paris

Each year in October the smart set and the who's who of the art world answer the unmissable call of the Foire International d'Art Contemporaine, known as FIAC, in Paris. What happens in FIAC...

Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures at the National Gallery, Washington DC

One of the most famous and prolific artists of eighteenth-century, Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806) is known for his sophisticated yet fluid style. His remarkable talents were fostered in Paris while studying with François Boucher, and...