On the 133rd birthday of the celebrated Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, the Paris museum carrying his name reopened after a facelift five years in the making. Continue reading
In 2008, a tradition popped up in France among lovebirds. Couples began linking padlocks to the Pont des Arts–a footbridge in Paris–as a symbol for their love, forever throwing away the key into the river Seines. But on Sunday night, … Continue reading
The alleged French jihadist suspected of carrying out a shooting at a Belgian Jewish Museum in May has claimed responsibility for the attack in a video, prosecutors said on Sunday. Continue reading
Russia on Sunday set out demands for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, saying the former Soviet republic should be unified in a federation allowing wide autonomy to its various regions as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov prepared to meet in Paris in another bid to calm tensions and resolve the crisis over Ukraine. Continue reading
Beijing on the Seine: "@nycjim: Layer of smog envelops Paris and other French cities. http://t.co/AF6Es22UCW pic.twitter.com/dufaJzjRCI” — John Bussey (@johncbussey) March 14, 2014 There’s no excuse for easy-breathing tourists in France not to take in all of Paris’ sites this … Continue reading
Under the direction and mentorship of Serge Diaghilev, the visual artists, composers and choreographers that worked with the Ballets Russes transformed ballet into an avant-garde art form, breaking with tradition and looking for something new, something that reflected the modernity of the 20th century.