Arts

Off-the-Beaten-Path Paris Museums: Art Outside the Louvre and Musée D’Orsay

It’s true that even seasoned visitors to Paris could visit the Louvre and the Orsay again and again, discovering something new each time. But why not delve a little deeper and explore some of Paris’s lesser known museums whose collections can be equally interesting and enlightening?
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April Events in Paris: Super Barquette, Le Fooding Priceless Souper, Gaultier & More

Banlieues Bleues, Jean Paul Gaultier at the Grand Palais, Céline Pham at Table Ronde, Amuse Gueule, Super Barquette, Les Plans d'Avril Festival, and Le Fooding's Priceless Souper at Il Brigante....read more
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All That Glitters: Paris for Lovers (of Fine Jewelry)

Paris is a city that shimmers. Considered by many as the capital of fine jewelry, the city is a treasure trove for collectors and enthusiasts with its famed jewelry houses at Place Vendôme and historical pieces in museums across the city, ...read more
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Inside Frank Gehry’s Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris’ Newest Architectural Sensation

The eye-arresting Fondation Louis Vuitton was built to celebrate contemporary art and French crafts. Designed by architect Frank Gehry, the Fondation rises from the trees of the Bois de Boulogne, its glass sails reflecting the nature all around, ...read more
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Ici-même + Gallerie Graphem: Wine Meets Art in Paris’ 12th Arrondissement

What happens when two fine art graduates of the prestigious École du Louvre team up with a French wine expert? A cadre made in French heaven: a wine shop art gallery hybrid for enthusiasts who like their Sancerre with a side of up-and-coming new ...read more
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Following Vincent Van Gogh: The Artist in Auvers-sur-Oise

Although the bright colors of Provence normally come to mind when thinking of the paintings of Vincent van Gogh, it was actually in Paris and nearby Auvers-sur-Oise that the passionate artist produced most of his work. As this year commemorates ...read more
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Lights, Camera, Action! Five Unmissable Parisian Movie Houses

In France, cinema is the 7th art, as culturally important as painting or literature and like museums or libraries, movie houses play a key role in local culture. Netflix has not yet come up the Seine, and according to the Office de Tourisme ...read more

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Parisian Perspectives: A Stroll Through Paris In Black & White

Paris is beautiful no matter how you view it, but through a monochrome lens, its true elegance and character become strikingly apparent. Removing color from a place so rich in fashion, art and culture impresses a fresh perspective upon both the ...read more
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April Events in Paris: Boot Cafe, Grilled Cheese, Priceless Soupers at Bones, and More!

The Grilled Cheese Factory and Boot Cafe open in the Marais. Bones hosts Le Fooding's 2nd "Priceless Souper"; tickets go on sale April 2. Onra plays at La Machine on April 18. La Carreau du Temple is is finally reopening as a cultural space this ...read more
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Food, Art & Film In the 19eme, Paris’ Latest “It” Neighborhood

It’s no secret that some of the most interesting things in a city happen off the tourist grid. New restaurants, music and, of course, lots of art gets made in places where the rents are cheaper, the residents funkier and the tourists far fewer. ...read more
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Alternative Art in Paris: Underground Paris Explores the City’s Best Street Artists

Even though I love strolling through St Germain and the Marais, it's always exciting to discover new, edgier sides of my favorite city. A couple of weeks ago, I decided to tag along on a Street Art tour arranged by Underground Paris. [...]...read more
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Holiday Events in London: Secret Emporium, Swing Dancing and More!

In the run up to Christmas there are sample sales, holiday markets and pop-up shopping events all around town. London is literally glowing at the moment. It seems as if there are twice as many Christmas lights as usual [...]...read more
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December Events Paris: Ice Skating, Christmas Trees, Notre Dame, Omnivore and more . . .

December may be the best month to take in Notre Dame. They have their classic Christmas tree up in the square and a light/music show inside the nave each hour throughout December. Go on December 18th and stay for the Monteverdi Vespers concert [...]...read more