Let It Flow

Through March 8, 2010 | Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon | By Heidi Ellison

The depiction of drapery has been a constant in art since Antiquity and is still often present today, although in sometimes surprising forms. The Musée des Beaux-Arts in Lyon has had the excellent idea of devoting an entire exhibition to … Read More

Huysmans, Critique d’Art

From Decadence to Devotion

Through March 1, 2020 | Musée d'Orsay | By Heidi Ellison

The latest exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay, always on the lookout for new ways to present its collection of 19th-century art, is “Huysmans Critique d’Art: De Degas à Grünewald, sous le Regard de Francesco Vezzoli.” That long title translates into … Read More

Loup! Qui Est Tu?

Who's Afraid ... ?

Through June 30, 2020 | Le Musée de l'Image | By Heidi Ellison

In French, the expression “image d’Épinal” refers to something that’s traditional, naively upbeat, clichéd, maybe even corny. The expression’s origin goes back to the Imagerie d’Épinal, founded in 1796, which became famous all over France for its brightly colored, simplified … Read More