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Emma Lavigne President Palais de Tokyo Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron, by recommendation of Culture Minister Franck Riester, has appointed Emma Lavigne as the new president of the Palais de Tokyo, the first female to lead the institution. Ms Lavigne, who...

It is the largest museum in the world and last year 10 million visitors passed through I.M. Pei’s pyramid. The Musée du Louvre has more than 38,000 pieces of art including statues, paintings and...

Out of the shadows and into the limelight, Picasso’s primary model for the Weeping Woman, series, Dora Maar, finally gets her due as an artist in her own right, the star of her first...

There’s an exquisite whiff of perfume at the Louvre as the museum presents an olfactory experience with L'Officine Universelle Buly “Last November I had a phone call from the Louvre, enquiring if I wanted to...

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...