Illuminated Species event at the Jardin des Plantes

Saturday 22 December 2018

The Christmas lights of Paris are always wonderful to behold. There are beautiful displays right across the city in different shop windows, along with vast avenues and in city parks. One of the must-see illumination events this holiday season is the Illuminate

Here is how you can enjoy Christmas in Paris!

Friday 07 December 2018

Christmas is a magical time of year in Paris. There is no shortage of event and celebrations lined up for citizens and visitors across the festive season in 2018. Shoppers can head to one of the many different markets that will spring up around the city, or si

Sérusier’s ‘The Talisman’ : A prophecy of colour

Monday 03 December 2018

There are some works of art that make the art world stop in its tracks for a little while and re-evaluate its opinions. Some paintings challenge conventions and perceptions of subjects to the point where they become important symbols of their era. The Talisman

Japonisms 2018 Kohei Nawa, Throne

Friday 30 November 2018

2018 has been an important year in French-Japanese relations. This is the 160th anniversary of diplomatic relationships between the countries and the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Period. 

Egon Schiele at the Fondation Louis Vuitton Paris

Tuesday 27 November 2018

The Fondation Louis Vuitton is currently showcasing the work of two influential artists that died in their prime. Both Jean-Michel Basquiat and Egon Schiele were visionaries of their respective eras. They both created engaging, shocking wor

Jean-Michel Basquiat at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

Wednesday 07 November 2018

The great exhibition spaces of Paris have succeeded in bringing a taste of different cultures and art histories to French art lovers this year. There have been impressive shows that highlight the creativity and history of Japan, the symbolism of the Baltic sta

The Paris Salon du Chocolat 2018

Thursday 18 October 2018

The Salon du Chocolat experience is one that needs to be seen to be believed. Many chocolate lovers will have a good idea in their heads about what a grand celebration of chocolate should look like. Still, guests at the Porte de Versailles may be surprised at

A Dream of Italy: The Marquis Campana’s Collection

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Some of the most interesting, and most unique art exhibitions occur when two or more major players unite to collaborate on a vast project. Major galleries and organisations combine talents and resources for a never-before-seen spectacle of art. That

The cruel stories of Paula Rego at Musée de l'Orangerie

Friday 05 October 2018

There is something immediately engaging about the work of Lisbon-born artist Paula Rego. It would be difficult to describe her work as pretty or beautiful. In fact, it is the darkness of the pieces and the nightmare-ish vibes that keep the viewers' at

Waves of Renewal: Modern Japanese Prints 1900-1960

Monday 24 September 2018

Paris is currently celebrating The Year of Japan. So far, the city has seen a number of exhibitions that honour the eras and traditions of Japanese art work – such as the Treasures of Kyoto. Then there are the Japanese artists taking