Museums

Museums

It is summer in Paris and it is coming in with a vengeance. One great way to escape the heat is to spend a day at one of the many museums in Paris. Some...

In Paris, it's a delight to visit the permanent collections of lesser known museums. One such gem is found in the Upper Marais district. The Musée des Arts et Metiers is an industrial design...

According to the gallery notes for Gagosian’s current Picasso exhibition, the late great art historian Leo Steinberg claimed that the famous Spanish artist (and infamous Lothario) did not paint a woman “as she presents...

Just before Christmas 2018, a new exhibit entitled “Les Cabanes” opened in a central space on the upstairs floor of the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie at the Porte de La Villette. This...

Another French Revolution has taken Paris by storm in, of all places, the elegant Musée d’Orsay, a tourists’ favorite because of its enormous collection of great 19th-century masterpieces, from academic to avant-garde, from Thomas...

Did you see our popular illustrated series called "Parisians in Profile"? Journalist Emma Jacobs interviewed Parisians from all walks of life, telling their stories through colorful illustrations. Now fans will be thrilled to know...

Some of the most beautiful paintings in the world pale in comparison to the frame in which they are held. Carved, gilded, inlaid and at times emblazoned with the name of the artist, these...

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fern Nesson is a fine art photographer with an MFA in photography. She visits Paris regularly where she captures interior scenes. Her work is abstract, and brings fresh perspective to...

Spring has finally sprung and with it, many fantastic exhibits are opening in Paris with something for everyone. If you are a fan of the Impressionists, Picasso or the treasures of ancient Egypt, this...

A trip to the Rodin Museum in the 7th arrondissement is always a good idea, no matter the season. Housed in the Hotel Biron (1730), a mansion which once served as Auguste Rodin's workshop...

Fifty years ago on my first ever visit to the Louvre, I stood enthralled in front of Géricault’s vast masterpiece, Le Radeau de La Méduse. I had never seen anything like it. I have never been...

"There are no ugly women, just lazy ones." --Helena Rubinstein For the first time in France, the Musée d’Art et d’histoire du Judaïsme (MAHJ) curates an intriguing exhibition in homage to Helena Rubinstein (1872-1965.) Chaya Rubinstein,...