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Alice Prin, Kiki de Montparnasse

In the 'Années Folles' of 1920s Paris, particularly in Montmartre and Montparnasse, uninhibited behavior was unlikely to raise an eyebrow. It was an era...

Sacred Geometry is an ancient science that decodes the language of all things in our Universe - from the spinning of galaxies, to the...

On the left bank of the Seine just down from the Pont Neuf, the notorious restaurant Lapérouse marks the start of the Rue des...
Sainte Chapelle, Paris

Even if you can't travel to France at the moment, a podcast can transport you to the City of Light. City Breaks Paris is a...

You know it’s May in France when sprigs of fragrant ‘muguet’ (lily of the valley) are sold by vendors from pop-up stands on seemingly...

Street lights in French are called réverbères, for reflectors. I always wondered why, as the beautiful lamp posts that adorn the Paris city center...

In his April 5, 1912 article in Le Petit Bleu on women artists, celebrated poet and art critique extraordinare, Guillaume Apollinaire, wrote: “Just as...

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