La Culture: Winter Art News and Must-See Exhibits in Paris

During the colder months, why not ward off the winter chill in one of Paris's superb museums? Here's a sampling of the season's star expos. Figurative Mondrian at the Musée Marmottan Monet The figurative work of...

Poland at the Louvre-Lens Museum

This year marks the centenary of the signing of the Franco-Polish convention of September 3, 1919, which led to a massive influx of Polish workers into France, notably in the mining regions in the...

The Naïve Grand Masters at Musée Maillol in Paris

The Maillol Museum welcomes more than 100 works from the world of the so-called “naïve artists”. Also called “modern primitives” by the art collector and critic Wilhelm Uhde (1874-1947), one of their fervent defenders,...

Christian Dior: In Memory of the New Look

His parents disapproved of his career choice. The Second World War interrupted it. And the crowds bayed for blood when he revealed his New Look. Chloe Govan reveals Christian Dior's roller-coaster ride to success "As...

Bonnard to Vuillard: Must-See Exhibit at The Phillips Collection in DC

Now showing through January 26, 2020: Bonnard to Vuillard, The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life, The Nabi Collection of Vicki and Roger Sant A generous gift from Phillips Collection supporters Vicki and Roger Sant, these...

American Friends Musée d’Orsay Celebrates 2019 Gala in Paris

American Friends Musée d’Orsay (AFMO) once again showcased the beauty and grandeur of Paris at this year’s spectacular long weekend Gala entitled “A Weekend in Paris.” From Thursday, October 17 to Sunday, October 20,...

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...