Marianna Hunt

Marianna Hunt is a part-time Oxford student and full-time culture lover who divides her time between language learning, art, traveling, visiting exhibitions and keeping up her blog "A Hunt Around Russia".

Musée Zadkine

Montparnasse Haven

October 21, 2015 | By Marianna Hunt | Archive

The work of Russian-born artist Ossip Zadkine (1888-1967) displays an unusually diverse range of influences: brutal Russian modernism, dramatic Cubist angularity, African tribal art and classical Greek sculpture. After emigrating to France in 1910, Zadkine spent the years of World … Read More

Thé, Café ou Chocolat?

February 7, 2010 | By Marianna Hunt | Archive

‘Foreign Drugs’ in 18th-Century France “La Tasse de Chocolat” (1768), by Jean-Baptiste Charpentier. Musée Jacquemart-André Chaalis The Musée Cognacq-Jay, the repository of a collection of 18th-century art and a sort of memorial to the Age of Enlightenment, is currently hosting … Read More

Osiris: Mystères Engloutis d’Egypte

February 7, 2010 | By Marianna Hunt | Archive

Fishing for Artifacts in Egypt’s Watery Underworld The head of a priest from the Ptolemaic period, discovered in the eastern port of Alexandria. Photo: Christoph Gerigk © Franck Goddio/Hilti Foundation Legend has it that the dismembered body of Osiris, a … Read More