Rosa Bonheur

Rosa Redux

October 26, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

This must be the season for exhibitions of the work of ballsy women artists in Paris’s museums. It’s about time. While I used the word to describe Alice Neel, whose work is on show at the Centre Pompidou, it could … Read More

L’Innocent

A Question of Innocence

October 26, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Film

L’Innocent is not really sure what kind of film it is. It’s a kind of stylish mystery/thriller/family drama, like Sophie Marceau’s latest, Une Femme de Notre Temps, but it’s also a kind of heist film, a kind of comedy and … Read More

Paris Update Events 02.11.2022

October 25, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Week events

November 4 French film with English subtitles Lost in Frenchlation presents Le Sixième Enfant, directed by Léopold Legrand. L’Entrepôt, Paris November 6 Soirée in aid of Ukrainian culture  United Artists for Ukraine will auction off artworks and stage a party … Read More

Paris Update Events 19.10.2022

October 18, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Week events

October 20 French film with English subtitles Lost in Frenchlation presents La Page Blanche, directed by Murielle Magellan. Luminor Hôtel de Ville, Paris Through October 22 Orlando revisited Joseph Nechvatal, creator of virus-modeled artificial life computer-assisted paintings and animations, presents … Read More

Oskar Kokoschka: Un Fauve à Vienne

Wild Thing

October 12, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Exhibitions

Oskar Kokoschka (1886-1980) was a wild young thing in staid turn-of-the-20th-century Vienna. A critic even called him the Oberwildling, or “head savage” of the exhibition ”Kunstschau,” where he exhibited his illustrated poem “The Dreaming Youths,” a tale of teenage sexual … Read More

Notre Café

Where to Lunch in Paris

October 12, 2022 | By Heidi Ellison | Restaurants

Readers, I may have found the perfect lunch spot for you. Picture a restaurant with not only a bright, clean, attractive interior but also a beautiful terrace in a quiet garden courtyard, where you can lunch on tasty, super-fresh, reasonably … Read More