There’s an echo of a Jazz Age-era speakeasy in the mahogany panels, vintage-style newspaper rack, and slightly weathered leather chairs.
The famed sculptor caused a major rift between the two iconic artists when he screwed with Monet’s show. Plus, Rodin was a bit of a pig.
It was the sculpture that was supposed to make the once-rejected sculptor successful. But almost as soon as it was unveiled, he was faced with a shocking accusation.
The world’s richest man, luxury king Bernard Arnault, overhauled an iconic middle class department store in the heart of Paris and turned it into something for tourists.
Once seen as the egotistical move of a billionaire, Francois Pinault’s museum has turned out to be a fantastic addition, and a welcome one after lockdown.
It wouldn’t be an understatement to say that the famously lively French capital is shivering through one of its darkest winters in history.
As a new lockdown begins, a shaken France is facing what may be another side effect of the coronavirus: a heightened risk of terrorist attacks.
Many of the its riches were seized in the Revolution and then ferreted into the library which, astonishingly, stayed open even as the guillotine continued to fall across the river.
Wilfrid A. used to write “Love roams the streets” all over Montmartre. Thousands of strangers were charmed. But not dozens of women who say he assaulted or raped them.