Lumières : carte blanche à Christian Lacroix

Lumières : carte blanche à Christian Lacroix

The exhibition Lumières : carte blanche à Christian Lacroix is a study of juxtapositions. There are a lot of lenses that make up this exhibition. The Musée Cognacq-Jay is a small museum featuring 18th century art and decor, assembled by an early 20th century collector. This exhibition then adds the layer of having Christian Lacroix, a contemporary [ ... ]

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Impression, View from the Chambre de Bonne

Impression, View from the Chambre de Bonne

In the midst of packing up my life and moving to a new neighborhood, I can't help but think back to my first Parisian apartment, a tiny chambre de bonne on Rue Bonaparte.  It had an epic view.  Over the course of three years, I would lean out of the window of my garret apartment and take pictures of rooftops, Sacre-Cœur, Saint-Germain-des-Prés [ ... ]

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Louvre Photo Safari: Plants and Animals

Louvre Photo Safari: Plants and Animals

This is part of Louvre Photo Safaris, a series that focuses on details found in Louvre artworks around various themes, with the aim of looking at everything differently. The Louvre recently reopened a refurbished decorative arts section called "From Louis XIV to Louis XVI". After having heard rave reviews since [ ... ]

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Exhibition: Henri Cartier-Bresson

Exhibition: Henri Cartier-Bresson

The retrospective exhibition on Henri Cartier-Bresson at the Centre Pompidou is an ideal opportunity to spend an hour or so carefully looking at very beautiful images. The exhibition space is sparse; plain walls are filled with small framed photographs. It is an utter [ ... ]

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