Musee de la mode
anne de montmorency
musee marmottan monet
museum of the renaissance
April 17, 2015
Great new exhibition at Musée Marmottan Monet on “La Toilette – The Invention of Privacy”.
It is the history of “la toilette” which is everything involved in hygiene, grooming etc.
They have assembled an amazing collection of paintings, sketches, tapestries, photogr...
April 12, 2015
I’ve done literally hundreds of trips on the metro in Paris and can say that today was without a doubt the most pleasant trip I’ve taken.
I was on my way to Marmottan Monet on Line 9 and got on the train to find 3 young guys singing a song in English about travelling...
April 9, 2015
On Monday I went to Ecouen to visit the Museum of the Renaissance.
It’s an easy train trip from Paris and a walk through the forest (about 20 mins).
It was the private residence of Anne (a guy) de Montmorency who was the head of the army.
The chateau has a very...
April 5, 2015
I just got back from the new exhibition “The Tudors” at the Luxembourg Museum. It was very well done, in fact if people are planning on going to London they’ll find the portraits from the National Gallery are pretty much all here.
As usual all the explana...
April 3, 2015
Jeanne Lanvin is the other exhibition which opened last week.
It is at the Galliera, the museum of fashion which only opens for special exhibitions like this.
Jeanne Lanvin founded the oldest (still operating) fashion house in the world. It still operates f...
March 31, 2015
The otherday I visited this exhibition - “Déboutonner la mode” – literally, unbuttoning fashion.
It is all about buttons!
It’s the first time the role of buttons in clothing has been explored and it is absolutely amazing.
It on at the Arts Decoratifs mu...
La Toilette – The Invention of Privacy
Musiciens du Métro - Tales
Museum of the Renaissance
Déboutonner la mode