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The Paris Salon du Chocolat 2018
10/18/2018

The Salon du Chocolat experience is one that needs to be seen to be believed. Many chocolate lovers will have a good idea in their heads about what a grand celebration of chocolate should look like. Still, guests at the Porte de Versailles may be surprised at the scale of this 2018 event.

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A Dream of Italy: The Marquis Campana’s Collection
10/16/2018

Some of the most interesting, and most unique art exhibitions occur when two or more major players unite to collaborate on a vast project. Major galleries and organisations combine talents and resources for a never-before-seen spectacle of art. That is precisely what visitors of the Louvre can expect when they see A Dream of Italy: The Marquis Campana’s Collection. 

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The cruel stories of Paula Rego at Musée de l'Orangerie
10/05/2018

There is something immediately engaging about the work of Lisbon-born artist Paula Rego. It would be difficult to describe her work as pretty or beautiful. In fact, it is the darkness of the pieces and the nightmare-ish vibes that keep the viewers' attention. 
 

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Waves of Renewal: Modern Japanese Prints 1900-1960
09/24/2018

Paris is currently celebrating The Year of Japan. So far, the city has seen a number of exhibitions that honour the eras and traditions of Japanese art work – such as the Treasures of Kyoto. Then there are the Japanese artists taking pride of place in major galleries, such as the Team Lab group and their digital display. Another great exhibition called Waves of Renewal is about to be added to the list. 

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Chiaroscuro Engraving Cranach, Raphael, Rubens...
09/13/2018

Chiaroscuro is a term that might not be familiar to the average gallery patron but may have appeared in the teaching of many of Paris’ art schools. The term refers to colour wood engraving. It became a popular way to experiment with wood engraving in the 16th century. 

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Paris Salon de la Photo 2018
09/13/2018

November 2018 once again brings the Paris Salon de la Photo exposition. This event is a celebration of everything new and interesting in the world of photography. 

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Magical Unicorns at Musee de Cluny Paris
09/07/2018

Any child will tell you that there is no right or wrong way to draw a unicorn. As long as it roughly resembles an equine creature, with some form of a horn on its head, it is a unicorn. Families may be surprised to learn just how varied artistic depictions of unicorns can be. The unicorn has been a part of popular culture and mythology for centuries. It regularly appears in old paintings and tapestries of the Middle Ages, often alongside other deeply symbolic animals. 

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