Paris has many solutions for day and night out of music and dancing. The trendiest hot spots today are located in the smaller more intimate bars and clubs, offering up world renowned DJs and outrageous cocktails. This more intimate set up the atmosphere for a wild romantic night out.
Paris is also known the world over for its tantalizing cabaret, the Moulin Rouge, Paradsi Latin, and Mugler Follies have set the standard. The modern cabaret is an elegant balance of play and tease.
From Louis XIV to Louis XVI, the art of French living
The Department of Decorative Arts’ collections offer a broad panorama of interior design, production from major manufactories, crafts, and the art trade, primarily French in character, from the reign of Louis XIV up to the French Revolution. Three main chronological and stylistic sequences make up the presentation:
- 1660–1725: Louis XIV’s personal reign and the Régence
- 1725–55: development of the rococo style
- 1755–90: return to classicism and the reign of Louis XVI.
Particular care has been taken in refurbishing period rooms in order to provide a clearer understanding of this luxurious art of living.
7 Years of Reflection / Bonnard.
7 Years of Reflection is an exhibition that show the major pieces acquired by the Orsay over the last seven years. Such an exhibition enables the public to appreciate the issues involved in the policy of enriching the national collections.
After the Bonnard exhibitions held the world over, the Orsay, decided to devote a retrospective to him that is representative of all his creative periods. ... painting, drawing, prints, decorative art, sculpture, photography - Bonnard advocated a basically decorative esthetic, fuelled by sharp, humorous observations drawn from his immediate surroundings.
The musée d’art Américain Giverny generated an unprecedented stream of exhibitions, publications, conferences, lectures, and residencies for art historians and artists on the theme of American art, during its sixteen years of existence
Every week-end from October to December 2014, discover the Louis XIV rooms. Once again accessible after being closed for 10 years, they give a view of the 17th century featuring the King, his family, the court and the major political, military and artistic events that marked his reign from the King’s childhood to the creation of the academies, portraits of ministers and ladies of the court follow paintings of military campaigns and receptions for ambassadors. Famous works such as Charles Le Brun’s portrait of Turenne and Rigaud’s portrait of Madame Palatine are displayed alongside larger paintings such as the Establishment of the Academy of Sciences by Henri Testelin
Michael Kenna in Paris
An new exhibit of his black and white photos which began 30 years ago which covers a variety of topics form natural landscape to urban scapes. The Carnavalet museum had acquired a selection of his pictures in 1989 and currently has 17 works by him.
For 80 years , the agency Magnum photographers - Cartier- Bresson, Capa, Riboud, Depardon or Martin Parr have observes the metamorphosis of Paris. Presented at the City Hall December 11 - March 28, 2015 .