Read the Signs: Allée Sonia Rykiel in Paris

The iconic designer was immortalised in 2018 With her unmistakable hairstyle, Sonia Rykiel was a legend in France, an iconic fashion designer whose name was synonymous with knits, sequins and elongated silhouettes. Through her demodé philosophy,...

Painting the Night at Centre Pompidou Metz

The theme of night has been a constant focus for artists, whether it's a case of literally capturing images of the dark or exploring darkness as a representation of our subconscious, our fears –...

Rodin, Chagall, Michael: 5 Must-See Exhibits in France Right Now

Don’t miss these exhibitions in the capital and beyond. Arts correspondent Sylvia Davis picks five must-see expos. Michael Jackson: On the Wall The ‘King of Pop’ inspired artists such as Andy Warhol, Lorraine O’Grady and...

Berthe Morisot and Édouard Manet: Painters in Paris

Berthe Morisot, one of the great Impressionists, was also the muse of Édouard Manet. The two may even have been in love – at least until she married his brother. Hazel Smith investigates. At a...

Warm up in a Museum: What to See Now in France

AMOUR, AT THE LOUVRE-LENS A look at the depiction of love, in all its forms, from Classical times through the Middle Ages to the paintings of Memling, Fragonard and Delacroix and the sculptures of Canova,...

Naughty and Nice: 10 Picks for Christmas Shopping in Paris

From France’s best beauty secrets and beetles that gleam like jewels to the sweetest bonbons and mustard on tap, Lindsey Johnstone finds there’s nowhere better than Paris to fill that Christmas stocking with some...

Spotlight on Joan Miró at the Grand Palais in Paris

Bringing together nearly 150 works, this hotly-anticipated retrospective at Paris’s Grand Palais charts the technical and stylistic evolution of the Spanish master whose unique visual language, symbolism and minimal lines upended previous notions of...

Jean-Michel Basquiat at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

A poet, musician, and graffiti prodigy, Jean-Michel Basquiat had honed his signature painting style of obsessive scribbling, elusive symbols, and mask-and-skull imagery by the time he was 20. “I don’t think about art while I...

Corot: Women at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.

The National Gallery of Art in Washington presents 44 engaging portraits of women by the celebrated French artist. Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796 - 1875), a master landscape artist, was renowned for his representation of natural light...

Chagall: From black & white to colour at the Caumont Centre d’Art

Presenting a hitherto unexplored dimension of the work of the artist Marc Chagall, the exhibition Chagall: Du noir et blanc à la couleur at the Caumont Centre d’Art in Aix-en-Provence looks into how the...