History

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vintage sweetheard postcard

Now, Voyager! In celebration of strawberries, the full moon, and the summer solstice, let’s embrace all celestial affairs to remember with a reading of my all-time favorite love letter, by poet and surrealist Guillaume...
Gauguin, Le Port de Dieppe (1885)

A very special exhibition at the Musée Jacquemart-André, "L’Atelier en Plein Air: Normandie et les Impressionists" (The Open-air Studio: The Impressionists in Normandy) is on until July 25th. Truly one of the most interesting...
Cave de la Huchette in Paris

I love Paris… this city is the true home of art, fashion, music and an irresistible philosophy of openness. Jazz in Paris is steeped in history and beauty – from the arrival of Josephine Baker...
The Palais Garnier

Of the many symbols of Paris, the Palais Garnier is certainly one of those most closely associated with the city. The opera house was finished in 1875 and it may very well be the...
James Joyce in Zurich c. 1918/

Bloomsday is upon us. Today, Bonjour Paris celebrates the life of Irish writer James Joyce who spent 20 years in the French capital. With Joyce’s most prominent work Ulysses centering around two characters who...
Apollinaire in Picasso’s Studio

Paris bursts into color every spring and summer as museums open their fresh bouquets of special temporary exhibitions. The 2016 art season is especially exciting with its trio of early modernist shows that weave...