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December 1st
As each year since I started this blog, it’s time to have a look at the Christmas show windows, concentrating on the department stores the Printemps and the Galeries Lafayette. If you wish you can look back on 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 201… Continue Reading
November 24th
“59 Rivoli” stands for what may be considered as an “artistic squat”. It has been there for some 20 years and has finally gotten some kind of official status, even support from the City of Paris and some other institutions. When it… Continue Reading
November 13th
The Place de la Bastille is of course quite directly linked to the 1789 Revolution - the destruction of the 14th century fortress, used as a prison, which was stormed on July the 14th, 1789. I have written on the Place and the fortress several times, e.g.… Continue Reading
October 28th
I thought that even if I’m not feeling the “obligation” anymore to post as regularly as I used to… it was now about time to post something. What? I went out with my little camera and... just around the corner from where I live, I … Continue Reading
October 20th
FIAC stands for “Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain” (International Contemporary Art Fair). It has been occurring on a yearly basis since 1974 and lasts only some three days. The main exhibition takes of course place indoors, in the… Continue Reading