Catherine Roux is a go-getter who lives in Marseilles. She started out driving buses and worked her way up to become a conductor in the Marseilles metro. Her positive attitude lights up this interview. Continue reading “Catherine Roux : conductrice de métro à Marseilles”
The last Citroën 2CV rolled off of the assembly lines in 1991, but fan clubs across the world keep the spirit alive. Alain Finet conveys his passion for the 2CV.
If you know a young artist who refuses a steady job because they want to live free, you can encourage them to follow their dream or tell them the story of Mister Seguin’s goat, who wanted to live free but got eaten by the wolf. Continue reading “La Chèvre de Monsieur Seguin, as read by Fernandel”
From 1902 to his death in 1906, Cézanne worked every morning in this studio that he designed. Here, he produced paintings that hang in museums all over the world.
Did you know that the impressionists and post-impressionists borrowed liberally from the Japanese?
On the left side, a Japanese woodblock print. On the right, a study made by Van Gogh…
An interview with Geneviève Lacambre, Conservateur général au Musée d’Orsay, chargée du Musée Gustave Moreau (en 2001). – Conservateur honoraire du patrimoine (en 2005)
Continue reading “Japonisme: an interview about the French Impressionists’ fascination with Japanese art”