An Invitation to Tim Burton's Wacky World
The Cinémathèque française is currently paying tribute to famed filmmaker Tim Burton, known for bringing wildly bizarre imagery and unique concepts to the silver screen for almost three decades. From ...
Restored Version of da Vinci's Saint Anne Finally Revealed
After a painstaking restoration project that begun in 2010 and was just completed in March 2012, the new face of Leonardo da Vinci's The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne has finally been revealed. The...
Trompe-l’oeil: fool your eyes at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs
The Paris Museum of Decorative Arts, hidden inside one of the lateral arms of the Louvre museum, is something of a treasure-chest -always unexpected, always exciting. Its main gallery features 18-mont...
Resisting the present. Mexico 2000-2012
Resisting the present? Who? Why? The exhibition opening this weekend at the Museum of Modern Art of Paris (Mam), steps away from your Hotel Regencia, may bring some answers. Conceived as a collaborati...
An African and a Mont-Blanc at Angelina's...
Only two weeks of Winter left, but the weather is still grim. Feel like upping your caloric intake? In Paris, there are genuine institutions designed to satisfy your sugar cravings.
One such institutio...
A personal guide… in Paris… for free!
Paris is arguably one of the greatest cities on Earth. Some romantics will call her “the City of Lights,” others will put their fingers on her incredible historical background, and the last will prefe...
Yves Saint Laurent, 40 years of luxury
A tear ran down your cheek when Yves Saint Laurent announced the termination of its haute-couture activities in 2002? Pierre Berger and YSL, the creators who legitimized the sailor’s jacket, pants as ...