Musée Cernuschi

Asian Art Collection Reopens

June 21, 2005 | By Paris Update | Museums

After a four-year renovation to provide more exhibition space and bring it up to safety and accessibility norms, the Musée Cernuschi, a stately mansion housing France’s second-largest collection of Asian art (after that of Paris’s Musée Guimet), has reopened its … Read More

Almost French

Better Than a Guidebook

May 24, 2005 | By Nick Hammond | Books

Sarah Turnbull’s book Almost French has reportedly been flying off bookstore shelves in the United States. Some readers might well have been reading the book in the hope of finding some appropriate frog-bashing in the aftermath of the Iraq war, … Read More


Saved from Drowning Yet Again

March 29, 2005 | By Heidi Ellison | Film

March 15, 2005: Was it really necessary to make a third version of the same film, especially when the first was such a perfect gem? In 1932, Jean Renoir made Boudu Sauvé des Eaux, with the brilliant Michel Simon playing … Read More