It is hard to know when The Lady and the Unicorn was first woven. The difference between the time of conception and the time of completion of this 6 piece tapestry could be vast. Historians place it around 1500, viewing it as one of the most important pieces to come from that period between the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
News - Museums / Exhibits
On September 15th and 16th, Paris opens its doors to you. Visit the city’s museums, institutions and monuments for free on the occasion of the Journées du Patrimoine (Heritage Days), allowing you to explore the magnificent cultural heritage of the capital. During this unique weekend, a host of Parisian cultural venues invite you to enjoy enriching and fascinating visits. It’s a weekend not to be missed.
Gustav Klimt is famous for his bold use of colour and gold surrounding the female form. The Kiss is perhaps his most infamous work and one that captures these elements perfectly. Yet, there is more to this artist and his work. The Atelier des Lumières in Paris is currently showing an interactive, multimedia experience show that takes visitors on a journey through six themes of his work.
The name Yves Saint-Laurent is synonymous with fashion and Paris. The YSL line is still revered as one of the leading names in fashion, all because of the talent and ideas of this man. Much of what we know about him is as a designer. After all, he began his career in the industry at the tender age of 18. What we don’t always see is that youthful side. The childhood interests and initial ideas that sparked that journey into a lifelong passion.
When the creators of the new Game of Thrones exhibit at Paris’ Porte de Versailles say that this is the biggest exhibition yet, they aren’t kidding. Smaller shows have come and gone, offering a little taste of GRR Martin’s vivid world. This time the curators have taken over 2,000 square metres of the venue.
Starting from April 23rd until August 20th, 2018, Musée de l’Orangerie hosts a new exhibition titled “The Water Lilies - American Abstract-Painting and the last Monet” and that gives you an opportunity to discover and rediscover the best of Monet’s works of art. If you are one of this great artist's fan and interested in knowing more about his work and about American abstract painting from the 1950’s, then you should definitely make some time to attend this exhibition.