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.
Thursday, July 5th will see some of France’s emerging talents gracing the stages, including Little Biscuit and Asaf Avidan. Friday is perhaps the night that most fans are looking forward to, with the surprise announcement of Sting and Shaggy pairing up to headline the free show that night. Then, there is a wonderful mix of talent on Saturday, with Angus and Julia Stone closing the weekend.
Discover hidden corners of the capital, get plenty of exercise, be filled with a sense of freedom and take the time to linger… Discovering Paris by bike is a delight at all times, but especially in the sunshine. The Hôtel de la Motte Picquet warmly invites you to take a magical and unforgettable break. You can rent your bikes at the hotel’s reception !
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.
Majestic, iconic, unique, the Eiffel Tower is a symbol of Paris around the world. A true focal point of the city, it stands proudly and is wonderfully illuminated by night to the great delight of all onlookers. Here we offer a selection of the best spots from which to admire the timeless Iron Lady during your stay at the Hotel de la Motte Picquet.
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.