Here is how you can enjoy Christmas in Paris!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Chiaroscuro Engraving Cranach, Raphael, Rubens...
Chiaroscuro is a term that might not be familiar to the average gallery patron but may have appeared in the teaching of many of Paris’ art schools. The term refers to colour wood engraving. It became a popular way to experiment with wood engrav