five hotels for a successful stay

• The Novotel At the entrance to the renovated docks district, the glass building with walkways balconies evokes the prow of a ship. Branded Viguier, it enjoys a strategic anchorage on the edge of the Vauban basin: the sailboats of the Tall Ship’s Race will anchor there from August 31 to September 3. And Vatine […]

the National Assembly examines the return of 15 works of art on Tuesday

Among these paintings and drawings is “Rosiers under the trees” by Gustav Klimt, kept at the Musée d’Orsay. It is the only work by the Austrian painter belonging to the national collections. A bill relating to the restitution of 15 works of art, including a painting by Gustav Klimt and another by Marc Chagall, to […]

In Caen, the counterfeiters of a priceless ancient currency unmasked

At the origin of the illicit reproduction of a very rare aureus dated mid Iis century BC. BC, two men were tried before the criminal court. Justice gave them back their coins. Two men aged 66 and 48 were tried on Thursday January 6 for counterfeiting and complicity in counterfeiting at the Caen Criminal Court. […]

Statue of Theodore Roosevelt in New York dismantled and shipped to North Dakota

The decision had been voted on by a committee of the town hall of the city in June because of the colonialist and racist symbolism of the monument. Workers dismantled an imposing statue of President Theodore Roosevelt outside the American Museum of Natural History in New York on Wednesday (January 19). The Equestrian statue of […]

The golden age of ceramics, a parallel story

CRITICAL – This art which comes from prehistory has not always had the honors of institutions. The Museum of Modern Art in Paris celebrates it with 350 astonishing works. It is always difficult, even risky, to trace the history of ceramics in an exhibition, whether it is long, diverse, sharp, beautiful or strange. In 2016, […]

Show: the immersive revolution

SURVEY – After a chaotic start, this movement which combines cinema, the arts, performing arts and technology is now establishing itself everywhere. The public plebiscite these proposals close to entertainment and resolutely inventive. Paris, National Museum of Natural History (MNHN). In the dark, a roar sounds followed by the cry of a distraught bird. Feet […]