Jean-Paul Claverie: Monsieur Mécénat

One summer day in 1990, Jean-Paul Claverie, an adviser to France's then Minister of Culture Jack Lang, met Bernard Arnault, president of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's leading luxury group. It was...

Jazz in Marciac

The small Gascon town of Marciac in southwest France enjoys a quiet existence, much as it has done since it was founded by local nobility in the late 13th century. Rolling fields and vineyards...

Design Now: Summer 2010

Summer design events throughout France and beyond

Edvard Munch: The Anti-Scream

Through July 18, 2010 in Paris.

Paris: Design Now

Our pick of the cutting-edge litter.

Impressionist Normandy

The first-ever Normandy Impressionist Festival will be in full swing from June through September.

Centre Pompidou-Metz: Art Center Extraordinaire

The new museum is housed in a four-story steel-and-concrete hexagon with a 250-foot central spire.

Louise Bourgeois Dies at 98

Fame came late to her, with her first retrospective at New York's Museum of Modern Art in 1982, when she was 71.

High-Profile Heist

What art experts are calling one of the biggest heists in history.

Lucien Freud, L’Atelier

A retrospective of the long career of the 88-year-old English artist at the Centre Pompidou.