Rembrandt 350th The Netherlands It is 350 years since the death of Rembrandt van Rijn. There is a year-long programme of events in nine Dutch cities, focusing on Rembrandt and the Dutch golden age (listings
His studio hosted the first Impressionist exhibition and he took the world’s first aerial photo: Félix Nadar lived an extraordinary life, as Cath Pound discovers. Félix Nadar is a legend in his native
Long before his New Look made him a star of couture, the Frenchman was a hip gallerist, finds Lucy Davies If you had a few francs to spare in late Twenties Paris and fancied a painting by one of the modern
The skilled climber and thief Vjeran Tomic, whom the French press referred to as Spider-Man, has described robbery as an act of imagination. Long before the burglar Vjeran Tomic became the talk of Paris,
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Here's what's happening in the city this month. A New Look: From Dior’s Fashion, to Women Impressionists If you’re looking to double up on your admiration of women—the beautiful things they wear, and they
Widely regarded for his elegant and serene depictions of exquisite young peasant women tending to lush landscapes, Daniel Ridgway Knight has magnetic draw in today’s market. “On The Terrace, Rolleboise,”