Monthly Archives: May 2011

Manet, the other Monet, re-invents Modern art at the Musée d’Orsay!

More than a one man retrospective for Édouard Manet (1832-1883), the exhibition Manet, the Man who Invented Modernity explores and highlights the historical situation around him, including the reaffirmed legacy of Romanticism, the impact of his contemporaries and the changes in … Continue reading

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The smallest Paris church wants to share its secrets with you…

The Sainte-Chapelle is the smallest, most beautiful church in Paris and strangely one of the lesser known… This masterpiece of Gothic architecture was commissioned by King Saint-Louis to house relics of the Passion of Christ (wood of the Cross and … Continue reading

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MONUMENTAL Anish Kapoor exhibition at Paris’ Grand Palais!

The Bombay-born British sculptor Anish Kapoor has become the fourth artist to meet the challenge of occupying , with a single work of art, all 13,500sq m of the vast belle époque exhibition hall of the Grand Palais des Champs-Elysées … Continue reading

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On and off the Open Tour bus: the smart way to visit Paris!

The RATP and two partners (Cityrama and Guide Friday) have joined together to form a group in order to operate a regular tourist bus route in Paris – arguably providing the greatest range of choices among tour bus operators in … Continue reading

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