La Culture: 3 Picks Off the Beaten Track

These art exhibitions are the perfect excuse to rediscover some beautiful corners of France. GOYA IN AGEN The city of Agen and its Fine Arts Museum present an outstanding exhibition with a fresh and unexpected view...

Book Review: The Little(r) Museums of Paris by Emma Jacobs

There’s more to Paris than the Louvre and co. Just ask illustrator extraordinaire-cum-treasure-hunter Emma Jacobs, who spent months nosing round the City of Light’s weird, wonderful and decidedly niche institutions – from the surreal...

Bacon en Toutes Lettres at Centre Pompidou Paris

As an undisputed trailblazer of the 20th century, Bacon's raw, uncompromising large format depictions of contorted flesh and limb are as overwhelming as they are haunting. The Centre Pompidou approaches this new visit to...

France in Los Angeles: Major Art Exhibitions Open in Southern California

Calling all francophiles in southern California. Two new exhibitions are shining the spotlight on artist Édouard Manet and Paris in the Belle Époque. The J. Paul Getty Museum Presents Manet and Modern Beauty For the first...

La Culture: Must-See Exhibitions in Paris Right Now

From Leonardo to Marie Antoinette, don't miss the top shows in Paris Leonardo Forever at the Louvre Marking 500 years since his death, the Louvre presents an unprecedented retrospective of Da Vinci’s career. This is the...

Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul de Vence, A Photo Tour

On the art trail in Provence? Don't miss the Fondation Maeght, a world famous cultural institution and one of France's most important private art foundations. (In fact, it was the very first in the...

Treasures of the Museum of Ancient Arles

Ancient ships that have survived until today are few and far between because the wood they are made from disintegrates over time. Maybe the best known is the Gokstad Viking ship in Oslo, dating...

From Buddha to Bacon: 5 Must-See Exhibits in France

From icons to iconoclasts, embark on a journey of discovery with these phenomenal museum exhibitions in France this autumn. Buddha, The Golden Legend The first ever exhibition in France dedicated to the representations of the...

Leonardo Rules the Louvre

We’ve been hearing a lot about Leonardo this year – the 500th anniversary of his death – with events in Italy, France, the UK and the US. Of course, the Louvre is going all...

8 Things to See and Do in Monaco

Don’t miss the cutting-edge exhibitions at the Villa Paloma, the Principality’s contemporary art museum housed in a pristine, white Belle Époque villa perched on a cliff beside the botanical gardens. Down by the Larvotto...