Art

Art

Patrick Roger is a hard man to categorize. He is usually known as an award-winning chocolatier, with six locations in Paris selling his creations. And yet after visiting his website you'd be forgiven for...

Since the 1950s Scandinavia has been synonymous with cool, minimalist design, providing an alternative to the often cluttered architecture and interiors of mainland Europe. Arguably the best place in Paris to sample this way of...

There is no better way of getting yourself in the mood for a short weekend trip than watching a film set in that city. Breakfast at Tiffany’s in New York, Wow. Vicky Christina in Barcelona, superb....

The Bonjour Paris editorial team recently requested reader submissions with memories from first trips to Paris. We were overwhelmed with wonderful responses, which we are publishing in a special series. (Read other installments here.) Below,...

Gertrude Gertrude Stein walked up my street! Okay, not recently, not any time this century, but she did indeed stroll or stride (but not wander, Gertrude would not wander) up the hill. I know she...

The name of Chinese artist Walasse Ting may not be familiar, but the Musée Cernuschi has mounted an exhibition of his work, “Walasse Ting – Le Voleur de Fleurs” (“The Flower Thief”), through February...

The Bonjour Paris editorial team recently requested reader submissions with memories from first trips to Paris. We were overwhelmed with wonderful responses, which we are publishing in a special series. (Read other installments here.) Below,...

This is not the first time that the Centre Pompidou has exhibited Cy Twombly’s works—there were big exhibitions in 1988 and 2004—but this retrospective is a blockbuster: the most important Twombly expo ever staged in...

Born in Paris on the second of April 1928, the son of Jewish Ukrainian migrants who had fled to France after the 1917 Russian revolution... There was little in Serge Gainsbourg’s early life to...
The rue Vieille-du-Temple and the Picasso Museum

North of the historic Marais district, the third arrondissement (Haut Marais) entices visitors with its tangle of streets, non-touristic charm and fashionable addresses. Once a manufacturing hub, this now uber-trendy neighborhood first made its mark on the...
Fotofever 2016

Now in it's fifth year, Fotofever is certainly not slowing down. The event, taking place at the Carrousel du Louvre, is where art galleries from all over the world gather to exhibit, and sell,...

Even after all these years living in France, I experience moments of astonishment, particularly when it comes to insightful analysis of American culture and history. One example is the Pavillon de l'Eau's photography exhibition...