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  • "The Comtesse du Cayla" (1777) by Jean-Antoine Houdon - The Frick Collection; photo: Michael Bodycomb
  • Houdon and Clodion

    New York

    Before becoming two of the leading French sculptors of the late 18th century,...

  • "Henri Cartier-Bresson, New York, 1935" by George Hoyningen-Huene - © 2013 Digital image,
The Museum of Modern Art, New York / Scala, Florence
  • Henri Cartier-Bresson

    Paris

    Ten years after the death of Henri Cartier-Bresson, the Centre Pompidou is hosting...

  • Cayrac’s "Erection de l’Obélisque de Louqsor, 25 octobre 1836" (1837) immortalizes one of the incredible feats of engineering showcased in the "Le Voyage de l’Obélisque."
  • Voyage of the Obelisk

    Paris

    In 1830, the Viceroy of Egypt offered France two enormous obelisks erected by...

  • Bastille Day West

    Santa Barbara and Los Angeles

    In addition to its signature poodle parade, the 26th Annual Santa Barbara French...

  • A painting referred to as "The Crossed Bison" and found in the chamber called the Nave is often held as an example of the skill of the Paleolithic cave painters. The crossed hind legs show the ability to use perspective in a manner that wasn't seen again until the 15th century.
  • Lascaux

    Montreal

    Executed some 20,000 years ago and discovered by a group of teenagers in...

  • "Corrida" (1951) by Picasso
  • Picasso and Ceramics

    Sèvres

    Shortly after WWII, Picasso moved to the southern French town of Vallauris, where...

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