Shows to See Now in France: 3 Ways with Remembrance

A pause to learn, reflect and pay homage to those who made the ultimate sacrifice France-Germany, 1870-1871 A conflict overshadowed by the two World Wars, the Franco-Prussian war remains an obscure topic to an international audience, and even to the...

3 Ways with Photography: Not-to-Miss Exhibitions this Spring in Paris

We focus in on the work of the world’s most skilled photographers... Here's a trio of exciting photography exhibitions currently taking place in Paris. Eli Lotar at the Jeu de Paume  After his arrival in France in 1924 Eli...

A Weekend’s Punting and Pampering in Brière

Vast, ominous clouds linger stubbornly in the sky, but Valentin, the hulking, tattooed captain aboard our chaland (a flat-bottomed, wooden boat) keeps his sunglasses on as he guides us through the picturesque Brière wetlands. Exploring a labyrinth of sprawling marshes...

From Cartier-Bresson to Contemporary PhotoFairs: San Francisco Photography

Looking at Henri Cartier-Bresson’s black and white photographs at the Leica Store Gallery exhibit, it’s clear that he put the “instant” in Instagram. There’s a man leaping into a water puddle the instant before...

Art in Provence: Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival

The city of Arles in the south of France, with its dazzling light and easy living, has long had an exceptional relationship with art – and it keeps getting better. Every summer for the...
"Unexpected Paris, A Photographic Journey"

Book Reviews: Unexpected Paris, A Photographic Journey

Given the terrible tragedy which befell the French capital in November 2015, there seems no better time to sing the praises of France’s uniqueness than now. This fun and witty photographic journal by Nicolas Guilbert has...

Parallels by Paris Musées: 10 Instagrammers Reinterpret Famous Artworks

Paris Musées has launched an innovative online platform which highlights the stunning collections held in Paris’s municipal museums, with works accessible digitally to anyone worldwide. This has opened up the unique collections like never before. To celebrate...

PHOTOQUAI 2015: World Photo Biennale Opens in Paris

Every two years, Photoquai presents a fabulous free exhibition on the banks of the Seine.

Rencontres d’Arles: Top Five Photography Exhibits

A dispatch from the famous summer photography festival, held annually in Provence.
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The Paris of Famed Photographer Robert Doisneau

An excerpt from a superb book published by Taschen.