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Henri Fantin-Latour at the Musée du Luxembourg

Henri Fantin-Latour: Painting Silence at the Musée du Luxembourg

Once again the Musée du Luxembourg puts together a marvellous jewel of an exhibition that invites us to discover a chapter of art history we may not be so familiar with. Best known for his exquisite still-lifes and...
Blooming, Cy Twombly

La Culture: 5 Must-See Shows in Paris This Winter

Art enthusiasts are spoilt for choice this winter. There are so many events to see in Paris! Cy Twombly This blockbuster show at the Pompidou Centre in Paris presents an unprecedented retrospective of Twombly’s entire career through 104 paintings, sculptures, sketches and photographs. 30 November to...
Cimetière du Père-Lachaise

My Life in Paris: The Magical Mister Noir

Beatrix had arrived at Gare du Nord with a mission and a Longchamp bag swinging high on the crook of her arm. Dressed to the nines, a vintage red scarf sat squarely on her blue, wool-clad shoulders, with each...
Space Invader at Rue du Temple in Paris

Read the Signs: Rue du Temple in Paris

It is one of the oldest streets in Paris, running 1,335 metres and linking Rue de Rivoli and Place de la République. Rue du Temple is named after the Knights Templar, who set up their headquarters in Paris in 1140, building a...

Dining in Paris: La Tour d’Argent, a French Institution

So how do you reinvent one of the greatest gastronomic monuments in Gaul? Well, the delicate revision that began when André Terrail – son of the late Claude Terrail, the handsome bon vivant who ran the dining room...

Legendary Russian Art Collection at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris

A fragmented legendary art collection has, for a brief shining moment, been reunited in Paris. Sergei Shchukin, a wealthy Russian industrialist, knew how to pick the next big thing. He collected works and befriended artists long...

Eden Lodge: Eco-luxury in the Heart of Paris

Eden Lodge is a cutting edge eco-friendly hotel located in the heart of Paris on the up-and-coming Rue de Charonne. The hotel is dedicated to providing uncompromising luxury whilst leading the field in sustainable development...
Bartender Marjolaine Arpin at Champeaux

Paris Restaurants: Champeaux at Les Halles

In the centre of Paris, the Les Halles quarter takes its name from Les Halles, the handsome old glass-and-steel market halls by Victor Baltard that comprised the city’s main food market until it moved to suburban Rungis in...
Popular Montorgueil Terrace, Le Compas

Parisian Walkways: Rue Montorgueil

Like so many flâneurs before and after him, France’s father of literary realism, Honoré de Balzac, spent a lifetime walking the streets of Paris, drawing inspiration from the cobblestones and the human spectacles he saw played out in boutique windows, street...
Marilyn Monroe, 1956 by Cecil Beaton

5 Must-See Exhibitions in France this Winter

There is so much to see this winter, in Paris and in the provinces. On y va? Hodler Monet Munch The Marmottan-Monet museum presents these three painters as a journey through the three pivotal movements of European modernity: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Symbolism. Until...