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Brocante — Avenue Mozart

On June 1 and 2, a chic brocante will be on Avenue Mozart in the haute 16th Arrondissement of Paris.  In the Village d’Auteuil area, treasure hunters can shop for fine silver, paintings, Baccarat glassware, and the usual bric-brac one can find at these events.  Nearby, you can enjoy lunch at our favorite pizza place […]
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Brocante — Village St. Paul (Le Marais)

This coming April 14 and 15, a chic brocante will be in the Village St. Paul area of Le Marais, in the 4th Arrondissement of Paris.  In the Jewish Quartier of Paris, Village St. Paul is a well known hunting ground for fine antiques, arts and food.   One of my favorite antique shops in all of Paris —  Cassiopée— which specializes […]
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Hotel de Ville Exhibitions — Robert Doisneau and Jean-Jacques Sempé

The Hotel de Ville de Paris, the majestic city hall of Paris, is hosting a free photographic exhibition of Robert Doisneau through April 28.  Doisneau, perhaps France’s most celebrated photographer, is best known for capturing street life of the streets of Paris through his Leica camera.  The exhibition at Hotel de Ville showcases photos of […]
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Cézanne In Paris

Through February 26, Musée du Luxembourg hosts a special exhibition of Cézanne paintings he did while visiting Paris.  Known best for his pastoral paintings of Provence, Cézanne also made over twenty trips to Paris, where he learned a style of painting that he would continue to develop in Provence, ultimately attracting interest and praise from critics, art dealers […]
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Matthew Rose Art Exhibition in Montparnesse — God and Country

Paris-based American artist Matthew Rose presents a new series of major works on paper at STORIE in the Montparnasse quartier of Paris, opening Thursday, September 1, 2011.  The new works target and recast religious icons, patriotism, gods and nature in a medium that the artist is well known  for in both Europe and the United […]
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Cranach et Son Temps – Musée du Luxembourg

I must admit that even after having spent several months now learning about History of Art, Cranach was an artist of whom I had never heard. So when a friend suggested we go to see the exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg, I jumped at the chance. The museum has chosen this German Renaissance painter […]
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