SFMOMA’s American Icons at the Grand Palais

Ce weekend j’ai visité l’exposition Icônes Américaines au Grand Palais. J’y allais plus par simple curiosité – et pour amortir ma Carte Sésame – que par amour de l’art moderne. Moi qui pourrais passer une journée au Musée d’Orsay, j’avoue être peu sensible à ce courant. Impression confirmée à la vue des premiers tableaux – … Continue reading SFMOMA’s American Icons at the Grand Palais

Paris as seen by Martin Parr at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie

Are you familiar with the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris? Housed in an old building in Le Marais, the museum regularly hosts interesting photography exhibitions (like Karl Lagerfeld’s a few years ago). After disappointing works by David Lynch, the MEP is currently showcasing Martin Parr’s pictures of Paris. The Brit shows us his … Continue reading Paris as seen by Martin Parr at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie

ALAÏA at Palais Galliera

Today is the last day to catch the Palais Galliera’s ALAÏA, the fashion exhibition of the moment in Paris. 70 pieces of the Tunisian-born designer are on show, retracing his work since the establishment of his brand in 1979. C’est le dernier jour aujourd’hui pour vous rendre au Palais Galliera et voir ALAÏA, l’exposition mode … Continue reading ALAÏA at Palais Galliera

Cartier, Le Style et L’Histoire at the Grand Palais

When speaking about a highly-respected luxury brand, we French use the word “maison”, which also means “house” or “home”. How can a company qualify for such an honor? Start with an exceptional “savoir-faire”, a unique expertise with the best ateliers and most luxurious materials. Add to this a history rich with tradition, peppered with technical … Continue reading Cartier, Le Style et L’Histoire at the Grand Palais