Maison & Objet and Design Week

September 25, 2012 | By Colin Eaton | Shopping

September was design month in Paris, with Maison & Objet, the home furnishing trade fair, at the Parc des Expositions and, for the public, Paris Design Week, with special events in 150 shops, galleries and design showrooms. Sustainability, the economy, … Read More

Paris Vu par Hollywood

September 19, 2012 | By Heidi Ellison | What's New Art & Culture

City of light and licentiousness While visiting “Paris Vu par Hollywood,” the new exhibition at Paris’s Hôtel de Ville, I realized that the dreamily romantic vision Americans have of Paris probably owes as much, if not more, to the eight … Read More

Paris Magnum

February 7, 2010 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Paris Through the Magnum Viewfinder “2003.” © Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos Paris bursts into life in the exhibition “Paris Magnum” at the Hôtel de Ville, a kind of brief pictorial history of the city from 1930s to the present by some … Read More

Paris Haute Couture

February 7, 2010 | By Leaf Arbuthnot | Archive

Getting a LiftFrom Haute Couture Silk evening gown by Madeleine Vionnet (1924). © Collection Musée Galliera For many, haute couture has never seemed so irrelevant. With the euro on the brink of collapse, jobs being lost all over world and … Read More