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  • The Cleopatra Myth


    The last queen of Ancient Egypt, Cleopatra VII is a subject of enduring...

  • "Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête)," a 1946 French romantic fantasy film directed by French poet and filmmaker Jean Cocteau, stars Jean Marais and Josette Day.
  • La Belle et la Bête

    Los Angeles

    The Philip Glass Ensemble performs La Belle et la Bête, the composer’s 1994...

  • Prisoners repatriated after the Liberation of Paris, place de l'Opéra (undated). - Original photography: ©Agence Presse Libération F.F.I
  • Liberation of Paris


    The Hôtel de Ville commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris...

  • Light and Ceramic


    The Fondation d’Entreprise Bernardaud offers an illuminating look at the art of ceramic...

  • Shot in the Château de Versailles’s Hall of Mirrors, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin’s glamorous photograph of a dress from Dior’s Fall 2012 ready-to-wear collection is featured in the exhibit "Dior, The Legendary Images" in Granville, and in a sumptuous book of the same name published by Rizzoli.
  • Dior, Legendary Images


    Ever since it released its maiden collection in 1947, the Dior fashion house...

  • Four dragonflies pendant (1903-05) by René Lalique - ©Studio Y. Langlois/Musée Lalique/Coll. S. Bandmann et R. Ooi.
  • Water World


    René Lalique was a keen observer of nature with a particular penchant for...

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