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FNAC Live Paris Festival 2018

Place de l’Hotel de Ville in Paris is famed for its public events, with thousands of locals flocking to the space each summer to enjoy screenings in this large space. The weekend of July 5th to the 7th brings one of the grandest public events of them all with Fnac Live.  The Fnac Festival is the perfect chance to sample some live music, both from emerging French artists and a few international talents. The star names for this year are Sting and Shaggy, who have been taking the world by storm in… ...

Wild Souls. Symbolism in the Baltic States

When we think of European masters and masterpieces, the mind immediately turns to the French, Dutch and Italians that still resonate with the Western world. Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are much further down the list. That is something Rodolphe Rapetti, general curator for Heritage at the Musée d'Orsay wants to change. The exhibition "Wild Souls. Symbolism in the Baltic States" at Musée d'Orsay brings a new light on this region. The museum will exhibit a series of works from important artists… ...

The abstract art of the 50s

Abstract Art

Nestled in Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, from February 5th through September 10th, 2018, the Espace Musées invites travelers flying from Hall M at Terminal 2E to discover twenty-one abstract artworks that belong to the Centre Pompidou, one of the most prestigious art institutions in Paris. Aiming at breaking away from reality in representing imagery in art, the concept of abstraction in art had a highly significant influence on many leading artists in Europe, especially in the 20th century, … ...

Margiela, les années Hermès

In a world where large conglomerates rule the fashion industry, the designer who takes the path less trodden and sets up his own shop often sticks out like a sore thumb. This was Martin Margiela's reality for the two decades he worked as a designer with his own Maison Martin Margiela label and subsequently with Hermes as its creative director. While many designers would be content with being taken in by a major label to catapult them into becoming household names, Margiela thrived on the fringe… ...

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