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Not to be missed in 2018: anniversaries and commemorations
Not to be missed in 2018: anniversaries and commemorations
tuesday 12 december 2017
Between important dates in History and more humble anniversaries, the year 2018 will be rich in unmissable commemorations and celebrations, which...
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Restaurant QP Lounge. Photo (C) Archives Alinari, Florence, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Vittorio Giannella
10 images that make you want to sing in the rain
thursday 07 december 2017
To mark the performances of Singin’ in the Rain at the Grand Palais, we've selected some images that will make you want to watch or...
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Scène de fête au Moulin Rouge, Giovanni Boldoni, Vers 1889
The spirit of Montmartre
thursday 30 november 2017
Montmartre has an international reputation and this famous district represents a certain notion of Parisian life at the turn of the...
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Autoportrait de Raphael Gaillarde
Prestigious monuments: an intimate view by Raphaël Gaillarde
friday 10 november 2017
Renowned and respected photographer Raphaël Gaillarde helps us discover the hidden recesses of famous sites through intimate imagery and hushed...
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Musique, Gustav Klimt, Munich, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Neue Pinakothek
Seeing music
wednesday 08 november 2017
How can music be represented using black and other colours? How can the sound made by the tip of the paintbrush be evoked? This is the challenge...
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Danielle Darrieux, 1938, Raymond Voinquel
Tribute to Danielle Darrieux
monday 30 october 2017
From the youthful grace of her early roles to the elegance of her adult years, the actress Danielle Darrieux made more than a hundred films over...
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Les Sorcières de Cimego, Alberto Campanile, Italie, Florence, Fratelli Alinari
In the world of Harry Potter
wednesday 25 october 2017
Twenty years ago, owls flew over the house of Uncle Vernon and Aunt Petunia. Harry was ten years old. He was about to start at the School of...
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paul gauguin, gauguin, vahiné, tahiti, arearea, joyeusetés, musée d'Orsay
Vahines: exotic muses
tuesday 24 october 2017
In an idyllic natural landscape of beaches, lagoons, palm trees, shells and corals, the vahine became a source of inspiration for artists with...
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Le Dessert au jardin, Maurice Denis, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, musée départemental Maurice Denis
Wild love, fatal passion
tuesday 17 october 2017
Influenced by their romantic relationships, great figures in the history of 20th century art have left behind a well-known iconography shaped by...
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Lénine tenant un discours sur la Place Rouge pour célébrer le premier anniversaire de la Révolution d'Octobre, Allemagne, Berlin, BPK
October 1917
tuesday 10 october 2017
Like the French Revolution in the 18th century, the October Revolution of 1917 rattled early 20th century world history.At the time, the world was...
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Coucher de soleil avec en ombre chinoise et une goélette, Roger Parry 1932
Roger Parry in Tahiti
thursday 05 october 2017
Roger Parry was 27 years old when he set sail for the islands of French Polynesia. His report was published by Gallimard in 1934 with the...
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Jeu de 7 familles Femmes remarquables Si/si, les femmes existent
Remarkable women: lucky pick!
tuesday 03 october 2017
If I were to say “Mendelssohn” to you, you would think of Felix Mendelssohn, the German musician, conductor, pianist and composer of...
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