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Afghanistan, 1955
05/10/2014 - Report: Culture

Marc Riboud’s early photographs on show in Lyon

Lyon is the birthplace of Marc Riboud, one of France’s greatest living photographers. Now 91, Riboud headed north for Paris about 60 years ago, and his artistic career took off.
Julie Gayet
02/09/2014 - France

Julie Gayet wins privacy case against French glossy over Hollande car photo

French actress Julie Gayet, whose affair with President Francois Hollande hit the headlines in January, on Tuesday won a legal case against a photographer who snapped her at the wheel of her ...
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 in ...
Nigerian photojournalist reports on schoolgirl-kidnap village
24/05/2014 - African Media

Nigerian photojournalist reports on schoolgirl-kidnap village

Nigerian photojournalist Tife Owolabi has just been on an assignment to the north-east Nigerian village of Chibok, where over 200 school girls were kidnapped last month.

Julie Gayet at the 39th Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris last month
07/03/2014 - France

All the president's women sue French gossip magazine

The celebrity magazine Closer was ordered to pay 12,000 euros in damages to French President François Hollande’s former partner, Valérie Trierweiler, on Thursday.

Soldiers and police in front of the tent in which the final ceremony before Nelson Mandela's burial will take place
14/12/2013 - Report; South Africa

Slideshow: Qunu prepares for Mandela burial

A military aircraft carrying Nelson Mandela's remains took off from Pretoria's Waterkloof air force base on Saturday, en route to his native Eastern Cape province where he will be buried in the ...
From war zones to cinema at Paris photo convention
08/11/2013 - On-the-spot France

From war zones to cinema at Paris photo convention

France’s seventh annual Salon de la Photo photography convention has kicked off five days of showcasing new products in Paris.
'Present Tense' exhibit showcases southern African photographers
03/11/2013 - Culture in France

'Present Tense' exhibit showcases southern African photographers

Nineteen years after the end of Apartheid in South Africa and 20 years since peace accords in Mozambique, how has southern Africa emerged in the 21st century?
And now, here are the nudes
20/10/2013 - Culture in France

And now, here are the nudes

The male nude in art is hardly a rarity, but what is rare is to find an entire exhibition devoted to the form. But the Musé d'Orsay is looking to change that.
Autorretrato con Traje de Terciopelo by Frida Kahlo, 1926
27/09/2013 - France

Art exhibitions in Paris, autumn-winter 2013-2014

As winter gloom approaches, Paris’s art galleries offer shelter from the rain and, perhaps, a little cultivated cheer.
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