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When Antoine Bourdelle died in 1929 he had already designed the plans to turn his atelier situated at 16 Impasse du Maine (Montparnasse) into a museum. It took another 20 years and the dogged...

While I know my Chaumet from my Cartier and my Bulgari from my Buccellati, I had never heard the name Lacloche until the opening of “Lacloche Joailliers”, the exhibition presented by Ecole of Jewellery...

Everyone has their favorite place in Paris, be it a building, church, street, garden, bridge or museum. Finding beauty in Paris is like looking for sand on a beach, but there will still be...

In a must-see exhibition in Paris, the Conciergerie shines the spotlight on how the image of Marie-Antoinette evolved, as time passed and revolutionary zeal subsided. Initially a martyr in the eyes of the counter-revolutionaries...

“From the sculptor's point of view, one can either be the spectator of the object or the object itself. For a few years I became the object." -- Barbara Hepworth "The Musée Rodin is one...

To celebrate and honor the liberation of Paris 75 years ago, on the 25th August 1944 when General Leclerc's 2nd French Armored Division liberated the capital, the old Musée de la Liberation, sited above...

The leaves change in Paris, the streets get a little easier to navigate and the museums open new exhibitions. This is autumn in Paris, one of the best seasons to be in the City...

Full disclosure, as they say: I was a vampire fanatic as a kid, reading classic tomes from Bram Stoker’s Dracula to Le Fanu’s Carmilla, flipping through Vampirella comic books, stealthily watching late-night Grade Z...

Several years ago I participated in an experiment to bring about “digital mindfulness.” The project required a goal. I chose improving my knowledge of French. What else? A perfect excuse to indulge my francophilia...

Often in Paris, we revel in the beauty of street scenes and architecturally interesting buildings. So, too, at museums and galleries, we enjoy looking at the exhibitions both transitory and permanent. And especially when...

It’s La Rentrée! After a months-long vacation in France, students return to the classroom, and Parisians to their offices. There’s a lot of excitement and a buzz in the air. September is also marked...

The Musée du Louvre-- the former palace to the Kings of France and now the largest museum in the world-- is filled with more than 38,000 pieces of art. A visit to the Louvre...