2019 marked 50 years since our first steps on the moon. The Grand Palace, in Paris, had an exhibit about mankind’s relationship with the moon to celebrate this global event. Even though it has been linked to cheese since antiquity this exhibit featured art and reliques from a variation of time periods and only freeze […]
Chantilly is about 25 minutes north of Paris via train. You can also take the train RER D but it takes an hour. I took the regular train. Chantilly has a beautiful chateau. The main town center, where the train stops, isn’t far from the castle and that is only one of the main draws […]
Paris is filled with color. Everywhere you look there are colorful flowers, awnings, macarons and street art. Join me for a photo tour in blue. Evening Sky Art Bright Sky Churches and Buildings Museums and Stores Misc.
Atelier des Lumières is a new digital art center with a unique way to immerse yourself in art. Located in the 11th arr. the building used to be an iron foundry founded in 1835 and was in operation until 1929. It was then discovered by Culturespace in 2013 as the perfect place to house a […]
On a very hot day in July, in southern France, I visited Cezanne’s studio with my friend Julia. The studio was purchased by Cezanne in 1901 on a hillside right outside the town of Aix-en-Provence and close to Cezanne’s favorite view of Mont Sainte-Victoire. Having his own studio, made to his specifications, was a long […]
I had the pleasure of seeing a traveling exhibit at the Musée Maillol. It was the private art collection belonging to Emil Bührle. This was the debut of this collection in France. Emil Bührle had one of the most prestigious private art collections in the world. These paintings and statues were on their way to […]
Even though the Louvre has a bit of everything, sometimes it’s nice to go to a museum where you don’t feel overwhelmed. These specialty museums offer a look at one topic at a time, some of them just one artist. Musée des Arts Décoratifs This museum is next to the Louvre and they will make […]