Art historian James Hall argues that van Gogh replaced the Eiffel Tower with a towering cypress tree and its inaugural light shows with the night sky.
Louvre Shutters as Pension Plan Protests Intensify
President Macron’s plan to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 has sparked widespread demonstrations across the country.
Louis Vuitton in Trouble Over Joan Mitchell Works in New Ad
The artist’s estate sent a cease and desist order to the fashion company for its inclusion of paintings by the artist in a recent ad campaign.
The Rise and Fall of the Neo-Romantics
Theatres of Melancholy: The Neo-Romantics in Paris and Beyond highlights a group of artists who found acclaim and patronage only to fall back into obscurity.
Rosa Bonheur’s Animal Instinct
Her art demonstrates a grasp of animal nature beyond picturesque figures in a landscape or sentimental stand-ins for human emotion.
Man Buried Under Notre Dame Had “Extraordinarily Good Teeth”
A sarcophagus found beneath the floor slabs of the Paris church belonged to Antoine de la Porte, who provided financial contributions for the cathedral’s choir.
Climate Activists Target Mega-Collector’s Charles Ray Sculpture in Paris
The work belongs to the collection of French billionaire François Pinault, one of the richest men in the world.
The MUUS Collection Presents Rosalind Fox Solomon: The Early Work at Paris Photo
Curated by Nathalie Herschdorfer, the exhibition showcases one of Solomon’s earliest projects in the most complete survey of the series ever presented.
Sally Gabori’s Cartography of Aboriginal Displacement
During her last decade of life Gabori created abstract, large-scale paintings that map her emotional memory of her ancestral home.
Pierre Soulages, “Painter of Black,” Dies at 102
His oeuvre was an archive of his journey to understand black pigment’s primordial origins and its paradoxical role as a portal to light.
Paris Photo Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
The largest international fair dedicated to photography will bring together 184 exhibitors from 31 countries in the heart of Paris this November.
Who’s Afraid of Rosa Bonheur’s Sexual Identity?
In the wake of a new retrospective, some are criticizing the way in which the artist’s relationships with women are being discussed.