La Culture: 3 Art Shows that Push the Boundaries

Artists with an unusual take on life, time and art. Here are some interesting art exhibitions to see now in France. LEE UFAN AT POMPIDOU METZ This monographic exhibition traces the artist’s career from his early...

Discount Designer Shopping: La Vallée Village Presents “La Vie en Rose”

Summer hit its peak on the sizzling streets of Paris, so I escaped to La Vallée Village and its air-conditioned boutiques to experience "La Vie en Rose". Pink and sparkling, "La Vie en Rose"...

The Best Museums in Lorraine

Learn about the region’s history and heritage at these great institutions Related article: En Passant Par La Lorraine MÉMORIAL DE VERDUN The Verdun Memorial commemorates the Battle of Verdun, where so many French and German soldiers died...

Unmissable Art Event in Paris: Berthe Morisot at Musée d’Orsay

A leading Impressionist figure, Berthe Morisot remains to this day less well-known than her peers, Monet, Degas and Renoir. Yet, she was immediately recognised as one of the group’s most innovative artists. Morisot explored...

Exciting Art News and Exhibitions in France

From relics to prisoners (not to mention a new floating museum in Paris), make out-of-this-world discoveries... Here are some must-see exhibitions in France right now. ART FLOATS Paris’s first floating urban art centre, Fluctuart, has launched...

The Bührle Collection at the Maillol Museum in Paris

Awaiting its permanent move to the Kunsthaus in Zürich, the Emil Bührle Collection, one of the most important in the world, sets up temporary residence at the beautiful Maillol museum in Paris, showing masterpieces...

Masterpieces of the Guggenheim in Provence

For the first time in Europe, nearly 50 major works from the Thannhauser Collection, or related to its history, come to Aix-en-Provence in a travelling exhibition in collaboration with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation...
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Paper to Pixel: The International Biennale of Graphic Design in Chaumont

We venture off the beaten track into Eastern France to the capital of French graphic design, the city of Chaumont, as art centre Le Signe is holding the second edition of the exciting Biennial...

Discover Fondation Maeght: A Museum of Modern Art

The Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght is France’s most important private art foundation and among the world's leading cultural institutions. It was created by Aimé and Marguerite Maeght, a visionary couple of publishers and...

Book Reviews: Dior and his Decorators by Maureen Footer

As Christian Dior's friends, muses and (largely unrecognised) mentors, Victor Grandpierre and Georges Geffroy played quite the hand in shaping the couturier's empire and 'New Look' fashions. It was Grandpierre who masterminded not only...