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...

5 Must-See Exhibitions in France to Brighten up your Winter

Picasso Blue and Rose This exhibition is the first large-scale collaboration between the Musée d’Orsay and the Musée National Picasso. The grouping of masterpieces shines a light on a new interpretation of Picasso's work between...

Things to See and Do in the Dordogne Valley

From sports and outdoor activities to culture and history, you need never run out of ideas in the Dordogne Valley Related article: Exploring the Treasures of the Dordogne Valley OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Ballooning: Soar serenely over the châteaux...

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...

5 Must-See Exhibitions in Paris this Autumn

Caravaggio’s Roman Period Devoted to the tumultuous Roman years of the leading figure of early 17th-century Italian painting, nine masterpieces by Caravaggio will be brought together for this unique event at the Musée Jacquemart-André. Until January...

Verdun Memorial: The New Face of War – Fighting, Meuse 1918

We often think of the First World War as having been one long, unchanging tragedy. But in fact the nature of the war changed considerably over the four years it spanned, partly due to...

Unmissable Autumn Exhibits in Paris

Impressionists in London ‘Impressionists in London, Artists in Exile 1870-1904’ at the Petit Palais charts the stories of the French artists – among them Tissot, Daubigny, Pissarro, Monet and Sisley – who sought refuge in...

Nicolas de Staël in Provence: capturing the dazzle of southern light

In 1953, when Russian-born artist Nicolas de Stael set up his atelier in Ménerbes, inside a stone house at the edge of a bluff, the fortified village was still an unknown sleepy hamlet. Fueled...

Spotlight on Caravaggio in Paris

Charting Caravaggio’s career from the early days apprenticing in Rome’s most prestigious workshops to his tumultuous relationships with his contemporaries, ‘Caravaggio’s Roman Period’ will offer a rare glimpse of the man behind the art. More...