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French photographer Georges Rousse helps youth through art
08/06/2014 - Culture in France

French photographer Georges Rousse helps youth through art

In this week's Arts in France, the second and final report on the work of French photographer, Georges Rousse, who engages young people in his projects in France and very far afield, most recently ...

Plains Indian artists on show in Paris
01/06/2014 - Culture in France

Plains Indian artists on show in Paris

Plains Indians is the current exhibition at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris, which ...

Paris' Musée Dapper reveals rituals of Congo Basin
18/05/2014 - Culture in France

Paris' Musée Dapper reveals rituals of Congo Basin

Arts in France this week enters the world of rites and rituals in the Congo Basin in central Africa.

"Tsiatsia  - searching for connection", an installation by Ghanaian artist El Anatsui, on the façade of the Royal Academy of Arts in Britain (2013)
10/05/2014 - Report: Culture

African contemporary artists make their mark

African art is most often symbolized by traditional masks and sculptures. But that is beginning to change as artists in Africa and the Diaspora make their mark on the contemporary art scene.

Paris Courthouse
05/05/2014 - France - South Africa

South African artist found guilty of exhibitionism in Paris

South African artist Steven Cohen was found guilty of exhibitionism on Monday by a Paris court.

Paris Haj show promises journey to Islam's heart
30/04/2014 - On-the-spot France

Paris Haj show promises journey to Islam's heart

The largest-ever exhibition devoted to the haj - the annual pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim is supposed to make at least once in their lifetime - has just opened at

02/03/2014 - Culture in France

French artist David Douard 'Mo'Swallow' at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris

In this week's look at Arts in France, David Douard's work is exhibited in Mo'Swallow, at the Palais de ...

'Something less, something more' at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris
23/02/2014 - Culture in France

'Something less, something more' at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris

At the avant-garde art venue, the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, a six-month bonanza on artists reflections on the state of the world just opened.

De Gaulle in his black Citroën DS 19, in Dakar,  Sénégal, 1959.
28/01/2014 - France - China

France sends De Gaulle's bullet-sprayed car to show in China

A Citroen DS car, riddled with bullets from the 1962 attempted assassination of Charles de Gaulle, has been despatched to Beijing as one of the star attractions in events to mark the 50th ...

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - Marcelle Lender dansant le boléro dans Chilpéric  (1895-1896)
24/01/2014 - France

Art exhibitions in Paris, February-September 2014

The nymphs and courtiers of Watteau and Fragonard and the caustic graphics of Gustave Doré form quite a contrast on Paris’s art scene this season.

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