Hockney in France
David Hockney seems to be blossoming in his later years, and so is the Royal Academy of Arts, brightened by paintings of springtime made around the artist’s “seven dwarves house” in Normandy. (The Guardian)
Air crash accountability
Air France and Airbus will stand trial for involuntary manslaughter over the crash in 2009 of a Rio de Janeiro-Paris flight. (France24)
To the delight of cross-Channel travelers, Eurostar, gutted by lack of business during the pandemic, will be bailed out. (Euronews)
Long before Photoshop, departed spouses were being “disappeared” from images, as shown by the case of a medieval prayer book. (The Art Newspaper)
Victory for pedestrians?
The center of Paris may be nearly car-free as of next year. But will the plan increase traffic and pollution outside the restricted area, as it has in other cities? (The Local)Favorite