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Museum Review: Louvre-Lens – Art for Dummies (and I don’t mean that pejoratively!)


On the last day of 2012, I decided to head up to Lens to see the celebrated new extension of the Louvre Museum. It is about a 2h drive from Paris north towards Belgium (A1->A26 sortie Lens-Ouest). The building itself … Continue reading

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Expo Review: “Crumb – From the Underground to Genesis”


Sadly, it is already too late, my dear reader, to see this expo as today is the last day at the Musée de l’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. I was lucky enough to have my friend comein.com invite me … Continue reading

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Expo Review: El Greco and the Moderns in Dusseldorf (ending 18 August 2012)


I was working in Germany this week and took advantage of being within striking distance of Dusseldorf to see the current El Greco and the Moderns exhibit. I had previously seen a huge exposition in London in 2004 at the … Continue reading

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Expo Review: Munch: The Modern Eye at Centre Pompidou


This year, Paris seems to be a bit bereft of top shelf expositions. The Toys expo at the Grand Palais doesn’t really attract me too much. Orsay’s Oscar Wilde’s melancholic England sounds a bit boring, the Louvre’s Great Emperors of … Continue reading

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Miro Sculpteur at Musée Maillol (with the kids)


Today, we took our daughter (17-months old) and my son (4 1/2) to see the Miro Sculpture exhibit at the Musée Maillol in the 7th. For those that don’t know this museum, it is in a small hotêl particulier near … Continue reading

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Monumenta 2011 : Leviathan by Anish Kapoor at Le Grand Palais


I was not at all familiar with Anish Kapoor’s work before, but I saw an article about the 2011 edition of the Monumenta and figured it was worth checking out – with the kids too! Since about 2008, the Grand … Continue reading

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Montreal?


I enjoyed my trip last week to Montreal. A lot. Like so much that I’d almost wanna move there. The thing that really got me was that, in stark contradiction to life here in Paris – people actually wanna go … Continue reading

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