The Maison Rouge Presents the Bright Neon Lights of the City
A flashy new exhibit has come to the Maison Rouge, displaying over 100 historical and never-before-seen neon pieces from the 1940s to today. The first neo..
Close Encounters of the Artistic Kind
The Palais de Tokyo, a Parisian museum entirely dedicated to contemporary art, has just grown from 8,000 to 22,000 square meters in size following a massive renovation. The renovation, overseen by architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Phi..
An Elegant Night Out at the Maison du Caviar
A quick jaunt from the Champs-Elysées will bring you to 1 rue Vernet, address of the prestigious Maison du Caviar, which has been an institution in Paris since 1956. This es..
A Stroke of Genius
Calligraphy, which could be described as the skillful creation of expressively rendered signs, is one of the most popular traditional art forms in Japan. From March 14 to May 14, 2012 the Guimet Museum is presenting a collection of J..
The One-and-only Bob Dylan Arriving in Paris
Robert Zimmerman had just reached 20 years of age when he quit his studies at the University of Minnesota and headed to New York City to meet his idol Woody Guthrie, of This Land Is Your Land fame. During the following five years, Robert Zim..
Savor a Sampling of Gourmet Truffles
Take one step through the doors of Terres de Truffes and your senses will be inundated by the savory fragrance of the truffle, a highly-coveted mushroom known as the 'diamond of the kitchen.' Indeed, this specialty shop and restaura..
Avant-garde Newton's Star Burns Bright
The moment I hit Paris I knew this was it, for living and taking photographs. The life was in the streets, in cafes, restaurants. - Helmut Newton, SUMO Fashion p..
New York… in front of the Eiffel tower?
The 6 New York is not an American Restaurant in Paris. Rather, the name refers to the restaurant’s address, at number 6, New Yor..
Berenice Abbott, between Paris and New York
One may argue that Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) has not gotten the recognition she deserves in the world of photography. All of us have seen her pictures printed in NYC-themed black and white calendars: astonishing, vertigo-inducing views of New York ..
The Paris museum of tribal and indigenous arts – better known as the Musée du Quai Branly – is rarely included on the tourist’s path even though it stands only yards away from the Eiffel Tower and our