Arts

59 Rivoli: A Modern Day Artist Squat in the Heart of Paris

While Paris is one of the best cities in the world to stroll through museums and gallery-hop, Melissa Ladd — friend and author of the wonderful blog Prete Moi Paris — has unearthed one of the more raw and authentic ways to discover the Right Bank’s true emerging artistic talent. Here she shares with us […]
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Vernissage: American Artist Ralph Brancaccio

One of the many great things about living in Paris is the multitude of vernissages (art openings) that seem to happen constantly in galleries and alternative spaces around the city. They’re generally free and open to the public, and they provide ...read more
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Iconic Paris: The Photography of Robert Doisneau

“Le Baiser de l’Hotel de Ville” by Robert Doisneau You may not know the name Robert Doisneau, but it’s likely that you’ve seen his iconic photographs of Parisian life in the ’30s and ’40s. If “Le Baiser de ...read more
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Simply Paris by Jennifer Causey

Our friend Nichole Robertson over at Little Brown Pen just clued us into Jennifer Causey’s new book, Simply Paris, which is a photographic journey through the City of Light. Ever have one of those moments where you jump off your chair, ...read more
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Romantic Paris: Valentine’s Day in the City of Love

Photos: fineartamerica.com, littlebrownpen.blogspot.com, www.azurs.net Paris has long been known as the City of Love, and with good reason. It is a place full of beauty, from the winding Seine river reflecting the city lights to the Sacré-Coeur ...read more
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Literary Paris for Expats: Tory’s Top Picks

Photo: tumblr One of the most gratifying things about being a Francophile is that, no matter where you are, you can always read your way back to France. When I’m not in Paris and my wanderlust kicks in, I reach for a book that will take me back, ...read more
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In Love in Paris: One & Only Photography

All Photos: One & Only Photography Paris might just be the most photogenic city in the world, so it’s no wonder that Anthony and Audrey—a Franco-American couple and photography team—chose this city as their personal and professional base. ...read more

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A Paris Collage by Evan Robertson

Having lived in Paris, our friend Nichole and her husband Evan have serious skills when it comes to capturing the aesthetic details that make this city so gorgeous. For Christmas this year, Evan gave Nichole an illustration he had done of the ...read more
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French Interior Design Showcased at Pompidou Centre, December 16 – February 1, 2010

Images Courtesy of VIA.fr Not that there is any shortage of exciting things to do in Paris in December and January, but the Pompidou Centre has just teamed up with VIA to put on a stellar exhibit featuring some of France’s most influential ...read more
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Nov 18-24: the Environmental Film Festival at La Pagode

The 27th International Festival for Environmental Film runs from November 18 – 24 at La Pagode, the left bank’s famed artsy cinema house. Thirty-six countries are represented with 104 films, so there should be something to suit every ...read more
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Paris by Appointment Only: YSL’s Country Home Blow Out at Christie’s France

Our friend Zeva Bellel at Paris by Appointment Only has the inside scoop on the upcoming auction of country home furnishings of deceased designer Yves St. Laurent. If you have a chance to attend the auction from November 17-20, you could own a ...read more
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Portes Ouvertes Montmartre: Ateliers From Anvers to Abbesses Open Their Doors

Monmartre’s legacy as Paris’ artistic epicenter continues this weekend, when the annual “Portes Ouvertes Montmartre” returns. For three days only, the artists of Montmartre will open the doors of their ateliers (artist ...read more
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Contemporary Art Week in Paris: A Recap

Donald Urquhart’s An Alphabet of Paris (Arletty to Zizi) — Courtesy of artinfo.com Last weekend marked the end of one of Paris’ most feverish cultural weeks during which 4 contemporary art fairs competed for the attention of collectors, ...read more