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.
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.
From April 10th to July 15th, 2018, Musée d'Orsay invites those who have a keen interest in art to view "Wild Souls. Symbolism in the Baltic States". This exhibition puts a spotlight on artists from the Baltic States of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania from the 1890s to 1930s. It aims at illustrating the complex interplay of resistance through which the Baltic artists forged a language for expressing themselves creatively after becoming acquainted with European cosmopolitanism.
Its typically Parisian charm makes it one of the streets most appreciated by the city’s inhabitants. The Rue Cler, located in the chic 7th arrondissement, continues to charm all visitors with its shops, cafes and market. Take a stroll along this exceptional pedestrian thoroughfare located close to the Hotel de la Motte Picquet and discover its delights during your next stay in Paris!
History is rife with accounts of everyday people rising up to challenge the status quo established by the ruling authorities. Against the backdrop of oppression and subjugation, art has perennially emerged as a means of expressing the feelings of rage, anger and general frustration with the governance of prevailing authorities. In some instances, protest art has been so pivotal to driving social and political change, that it led to the toppling of powerful dictators.