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

Courbet/Hodler: Une Rencontre

Courbet Country

Through January 6, 2020 | Musée Courbet | By Heidi Ellison

Any fan of the painter Gustave Courbet (1819-77) will relish the drive from Besançon to his hometown of Ornans in eastern France, near the Swiss border. You may even feel like a tiny figure in one of his luxuriant landscape … Read More