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Depictions of the universe throughout history
lundi 28 mai 2018
 

From the earliest ancient astrological discs to virtual technologies such as Google Maps, human beings have always attempted to model the depictions of the world that they have successively created over the course of history.

Religion, astrology and science have all played...

Jean-Baptiste Leroux has opened the doors to the Palace of Versailles
jeudi 24 mai 2018

Jean-Baptiste Leroux has paid particular attention to the splendours found in the Versailles estate. From sunrise to sunset, the photographer-explorer has paced along the paths, to reveal the splendours of the Versailles and Trianon estates and parks. Accompanied by Mic Chambas-Ploton’s texts, a journalist for...

  • Photography
  • Versailles
Focus on an unusual bar: The Ostrich Bars by Lalanne
vendredi 18 mai 2018
 

In November 2017, Sotheby’s broke record sales with one of François-Xavier Lalanne’s Ostrich Bars. The photo agency recently had the opportunity take photos of the copy kept in Sèvres.

 

Made in the 70s for the Manufacture Nationale de...

  • Museum
  • Takes
May 1968 and the social movements of 1967-1968 in Germany
jeudi 03 mai 2018
50 years ago, France entered a period of student protests and general strikes on an unprecedented scale, giving rise to one of the biggest social movements in 20th century history. A rejection of political, cultural, social and sexual conformism, May...
  • Photography
The abundance of the Belle Époque
mardi 01 mai 2018
With universal expositions and steam locomotives, gleaming cars overtaking hackney cabs, feathered hats, parasols and chichi parties, the iconography of the Belle Époque is instantly recognisable for the inventiveness that permeated every sphere.A peaceful political climate and faith in progressThe expression “Belle Époque” appeared long after...
  • Inspiration
Willy Ronis by Willy Ronis
mardi 24 avril 2018
 On 27 April, the exhibition Willy Ronis par Willy Ronis will open at the Pavillon Carré de Baudoin, in partnership with the Rmn-Grand Palais Photo Agency. A key figure in French photography, Willy Ronis (1910-2009) was one of the greatest names of so-called “humanist” photography, which strived to capture the fundamentals of...
  • Exposition