Tag Archives: Musée Carnavalet

Un Aide-mémoire

The exhibit that I liked the best while I was in Paris this summer was Paris Libéré, Paris Photographie, Paris Exhibé at the musée Carnavalet in the Marais. Although it’s particularly pertinent right now, as Paris was liberated 70 years … Continue reading

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Paris libéré, Paris photographié, Paris exposé

This summer is the 70th anniversary of the dramatic events that led up to the liberation of Paris. Opening on June 11 and running until March 1, 2015, the musée Carnavalet will be exhibiting photos that commemorate the arrival of … Continue reading

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Hôtels particuliers

The other day, I wrote about the musée Cognacq-Jay in the Marais. Another, much larger museum around the corner is the musée Carnavalet, the museum of the history of the city of Paris. Six hundred thousand objects tell the story … Continue reading

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Petits métiers

I’m a big fan of the work of early 20th century French photographer Eugène Atget. When I was strolling through the Marais the other day, I was surprised and delighted to see that they have an Atget exhibit at the … Continue reading

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Parterre

At the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club 40th Annual Decorator Show House two beautiful rooms were based upon very large photos or art reproductions for a major part of the design punch. Le Bureau Privé, by Raji Radhakrishnan / … Continue reading

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