Making art for Wes Anderson The artworks seen in Wes Anderson’s new film The French Dispatch are real, made to order in France by a team of artists to the demanding specifications of the director. (Artnet News) How to look … Read More
Our daily baguette The price of the sacred baguette may soon increase due to the rising costs of wheat and energy. Will another revolution follow? (Euronews) French Donald Trump? The xenophobic Éric Zemmour, avowed (but not officially announced) far-right candidate … Read More
Biker city Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo is going all out to transform Paris into a bicycle-friendly city, building on efforts begun during the pandemic. (Euronews) Future president? The chances of Hidaldo and her fellow left-wing candidates are not looking good … Read More
Body politic French artist Lili Reynaud-Dewar, whose accomplishments include writing, dance, film, performance and a wide variety of artistic productions, has won the €35,000 Marcel Duchamp Prize for contemporary art for her politically aware work. (Artnews) FIAC Art fairs are … Read More
Art from north to south For all art lovers raring to return to France, here’s a guide to art events ranging from FIAC (Paris’s major contemporary art fair) to the Luma Arles art complex, where Frank Gehry’s golden tower looms … Read More
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