It’s exactly 170 years since Baron Haussmann began his radical transformation of Paris. Although he had his critics, Haussmann had an enormous impact on Paris. Here are 10 ways he sought to beautify the city.
Working as an au pair in Paris, Poppy Pearce explores the city in her free time. She documents her favorite finds – exhibitions, restaurants, boutiques, day trips – in an exclusive Bonjour Paris column. In honor of International Women’s Day, this installment is a tribute to the women who’ve shaped Paris.
On the centennial of the death of Gustave Eiffel, we take a look at the innovative engineer who created the tower that’s today virtually synonymous with Paris.
The beautiful Protestant church across from the Louvre is a reminder of religious tension now past, a time when scholars were inventing the field of biblical scholarship.
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Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) was a French sculptor known for his monumental bronze statues and reliefs. The lovely museum housed in his old studio has recently reopened after an extensive renovation.
Mountains of trash accumulate on Paris sidewalks, protests against pension reform, countdown to the 2024 Paris Olympics, designer Paul Smith reinvents the Picasso Museum, and more news from Paris.
Frida Kahlo is one of Mexico’s best known national treasures, especially in Paris, where her sold-out exhibition at the Palais Galliera more than makes up for her 1939 Parisian disappointments.
A dressmaker in Montmartre before she became Renoir’s wife, Aline Charigot modeled for many of the artist’s paintings including “Luncheon of the Boating Party.”
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