Don’t miss, this week…

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It’s Christmas very soon and of course you have not found any presents yet… Here are a few ideas for you. Inès Olaechea who used to run a beautiful shop of Mexican earrings and handbags on rue de l’Université is now marketing  Marine Breynaert‘s lamps and candle holders and she is having a private sale until December 24, at 46 … Read More

Sheila Hicks glitters on rue de Seine and at Mobilier National

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American textile artist, Sheila Hicks, was one of the acclaimed artists at FIAC with galerie Zlotowski and she is exhibited on 20 rue de Seine as well as at Galerie des Gobelins, the Mobilier national museum for furniture and tapestry, where her new installation is taking place in the chapel. The American artist has lived in Paris since 1964 and … Read More

Two magical artistic moments of the week

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Two events fascinated me this week and both are based on talent and sharing. L’Instant Lyrique created eight years ago by Richard Plaza and Sophie de Ségur with Julien Benhamou, is a moment of pure musical intimacy and great fun! American “baritenor” Michael Spyres was giving a recital at Salle Gaveau with pianist Mathieu Pordoy whom I had already heard last … Read More

Anni and Josef Albers are brilliantly reunited at MAM

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It is the most comprehensive show (150 works) of Anni and Josef Albers together and, “Art and Life” at Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris, was made possible thanks to the extraordinary collaboration between Fabrice Hergott and Nicholas Fox Weber, director of the Joseph and Anni Albers Foundation in Bethany, CT who declared at the opening:  “This is the realization of … Read More

A crazy rentrée but what fun!

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It was a race this week if you wanted to see half of what took place in the capital. But with the magnificent weather and the use of subway and walking rather than taxiing, you could achieve a lot. After discovering the very pretty exhibition galleries at Christie’s with new windows on the street, I rushed to Galerie du Passage, … Read More

Youth equals talent with Pierre Renart and Julien Vermeulen

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The most uplifting moment of the Design week (until 18 September) for me was to meet Pierre Renart and Julien Vermeulen, both 30, and with a ten year professional career, whose work I have admired for a couple of years. It was thanks to Florence Guillier-Bernard from Maison Parisienne, who patiently collects brilliant craft designers and throws them into the … Read More