Category Archives: Art
A friend sent me this link to a video taken at the street art venue, Tour 13. Enjoy Courtesy of Tout Paris en Video.
This article by Meredith Mullins at the OIC blog, is a must for anyone interested in Street Art and Graffiti - Artistic Expression At Tour Thirteen “… a whole building, interior and exterior, of street art …. by more than 100 street artists from 16 countries ….. “ For a longer photographic tour of the exhibit visit João Dias’ Flickr and Facebook […]
One of my favourite blogs OIC Moments, posted this report recently. Who’d have thought it? What’s Napoleon Doing in a Japanese Rice Paddy?
I’ve been working to a deadline recently, which is not something that happens very often, as I have an instinctive fear of deadlines. On this occasion I have been editing the IFAPA catalogue for the exhibition at the Salon de la Photo in Paris, in November. I volunteered to help with the organisation of the […]
Featured image on home page by H.Richer. From HUFFPOST – ARTS & CULTURE By Mary Duncan, Director, Paris Writers Group; Author, ‘Henry Miller Is Under My Bed’. Recently, I received distressing news. Fred Le Chevalier, a Paris street artist known for his simple but elegant stencils, was busted by the Paris Police this past week. Paris […]
This post has absolutely nothing to do with living in France, but everything to do with my love of the visual arts. I came across this article in Wired and couldn’t resist reblogging these portraits, which I find surprising, funny and disturbingly fascinating all at the same time. Whether you like Wes Naman’s work or […]
As I wrote last week, I’m taking two photography workshops this month with professional photographer Meredith Mullins and ten fellow photographers, organised by the American cultural association WICE. This week for the ‘Exploring Paris Through the Lens’ workshop, we toured the Belleville neighbourhood, in the north eastern part of Paris. We met up at La […]
Across the river Seine on the south side of the park, you can still see the Musée d’Orsay, through the trees, where you can see mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1915, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces in the world, by such painters […]