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GUEST BLOG—East Meets West; West Embraces East by Sean Forester

GUEST BLOG—East Meets West; West Embraces East by Sean Forester

The Japanese prints, so the story goes, had first arrived in Paris in the 1850s as packaging protecting ceramics. The prints attracted the attention of Claude Monet, who hung works from his large collection on his dining room walls at his home in Giverny. Monet was not alone in seeking […]

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GUEST BLOG – Lisa Pasold on why September is best for visiting Paris’s glittering Belle Epoque

GUEST BLOG – Lisa Pasold on why September is best for visiting Paris’s glittering Belle Epoque

Paris is beautiful at any time of year, but autumn is my favourite season for conjuring the glittering world of the Belle Epoque. In September, the early fall light turns the city’s streets into scenes worthy of Degas and Monet. The Belle Epoque encompasses wonderfully diverse creative energies: composer Debussy, […]

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