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Perfumes of China, the culture of incense in imperial times


Thursday 09 August 2018

There is a trend for sensory experiences and exhibitions that go beyond the usual forms of displaying work. We don’t just want to see art, we want to enjoy a new way of experiencing it. Recent shows such as the Klimt interactive exhibition and

I love Piaf at Theatre Le Lucernaire Paris


Monday 30 July 2018

The name Edith Piaf is famous in French culture and the global musical stage. Her voice and haunting songs are immediately recognisable, even if you can’t recall from where.

Dazzling Venice at the Grand Palais Paris


Wednesday 18 July 2018

The exhibition spaces of Grand Palais are somewhere that many art lovers will visit countless times over the year. Curators here have a habit of bringing shows that ensure that patrons take a second look at an artist, movement or location from another per

Festival Classique au vert in Parc Floral de Paris


Thursday 12 July 2018

The Parc Floral de Paris is a beautiful setting in the Jardin Botanique de Paris. Many couples and families will spend long summers afternoons here enjoying the sunshine and the flower. The gardens are practically their own little art gallery, with all the&nbs

Gustav Klimt : An Immersive Exhibition at L'Atelier des Lumières Paris


Thursday 05 July 2018

There is something about the art gallery experience that some people struggle with. It doesn’t matter who is on show, or the medium of the work, because some simply find the quiet, static galleries to be dull and restrictive. That is where galleries

Kupka Pioneer of Abstraction


Thursday 28 June 2018

There are many people that are dismissive of abstraction as an art form. Some that are casual gallery patrons can feel that it is beyond their understanding. Art lovers may ignore it in favour of other approaches in fine art. However, a new retrospec

​The Open Air Cinema Festival at Parc de la Villette


Thursday 21 June 2018

The Open Air Cinema Festival in Paris is on the event calendar of many film fans in the city. It is the perfect opportunity to head out to Parc de la Villette and watch a movie – for free – on a warm summer evening. Blankets and deckchairs are

The American Dream: Pop to the Present. Prints from the British Museum


Thursday 14 June 2018

After being exhibited last spring at the British Museum—one of the largest museums in London—this year, “The American Dream: Pop to the Present. Prints from the British Museum” exhibition is on view at the Fondation Custodia, in Paris,

Game of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition at Paris Porte de Versailles


Monday 04 June 2018

Game of Thrones fans are more used to saying “Winter is coming” and wishing they were in some far-flung land. Ideally, they would be in King’s Landing or fighting with the Night’s Watch. Sometimes the idea of a location tour t

De Calder à Koons, Bijoux d’Artistes


Thursday 31 May 2018

There is an exhibition currently underway at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs that may have gone by unnoticed. When we think of art and design exhibitions, we tend to think of fine art and sculpture. Jewelry, on the other hand, is somethin