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September 7th
I will not be posting for a little while. Will spend some time in Stockholm. But... I hope to be back rather soon!  Continue Reading
September 4th
The lion we can see in the middle of the Place Denfert-Rochereau is referred to as the “Lion de Belfort”. There is an original version, in stone, to be found in the city of Belfort in the east of France. It was created by Bartholdi, even more … Continue Reading
September 1st
Dior is obviously working on some remodeling of its flagship on Avenue Montaigne (see previous posts here). They have since about a month ago opened a new big shop on the Champs-Elysées. An artificial facade, trompe l’oeil, supposed to imitat… Continue Reading
August 28th
I have of course already posted about the Orsay Museum (see here and here), but I recently went back for the temporary exhibition of one of my favourite artists, Berthe Morisot. The Orsay Museum had established a rule about “no photos”, b… Continue Reading
August 25th
I have made several posts about the Philippe-Auguste wall, built during the years 1190-1215, and also about the several places where you can still find some remains (see here). The Philippe-Auguste wall was later followed by a Charles V-wall, built during… Continue Reading