French art
French art consists of the visual and plastic arts (including architecture, woodwork, textiles, and ceramics) originating from the geographical area of France. Historical surveys of French art typical...
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The Art Deco Glamour of Shanghai
Widely known for its futuristic skyline, Shanghai is also home to one of the world’s richest collections of Art Deco buildings. Among them are the Grand Theatre and the Paramount. Step inside and...
Places & People - PALACE OF VERSAILLES - PARIS, FRANCE
PALACE OF VERSAILLES - PARIS, FRANCE
Loving Vincent - Film Trailer
The ambitious animation aims to tell the story of Vincent Van Gogh’s influential but troubled life, using 12 hand-made oil paintings per second that were created in the style of the legendary painter....
His Most Iconic Work? Cafe Terrace at Night by Vincent Van Gogh
There's a cliché that says a candle burns brightest just before it burns out. That could apply to Vincent Van Gogh and his time spent in Arles. During this chaotic period at the end of his life, he pa...
Don McLean - Vincent ( Starry, Starry Night) With Lyrics
Don McLean's Vincent (Starry,Starry Night) Almost all images created by Vincent Van- Gogh. Song by Don McLean I in no way assume any credit for song or images.
UNESCO adds 17 Le Corbusier projects to World Heritage List
This movie shows the 17 Le Corbusier projects that UNESCO has added to its World Heritage List. Heritage body UNESCO has added 17 projects by 20th-century French architect Le Corbusier to its list of...
BBC Beautiful Thing A Passion for Porcelain
Documentary in which Ros Savill, former director and curator at the Wallace Collection, tells the story of some incredible and misunderstood objects - the opulent, intricate, gold-crested and often mu...
Spanish Billionaire Jaime Botín Faces Prison for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle a Picasso on His Yacht
In the ongoing legal case against Spanish billionaire Jaime Botín, who’s accused of smuggling a Picasso out of Spain, the prosecutor has requested a four-year prison sentence and a €100 million fine a...
Pierre Bonnard
La Sala Recoletos de Fundación Mapfre acoge una retrospectiva dedicada a Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), una figura decisiva en torno al nacimiento del arte moderno y, a la vez, un artista cuya producción...
Un jour à Versailles
Découvrez les coulisses du château de Versailles. Discover the Palace of Versailles behind-the-scenes.
50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Eight Things You May Not Know About Picasso
Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973, having become arguably the most famous artist of the 20th century. His productivity was unmatched, with tens of thousands of works to his name, including groundbre...
Claude Monet - Filmed Painting Outdoors (1915)
This is unique film of French Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926), painting outdoors, 'en plein air', in his garden at Giverny. The footage is in two segments. Firstly we see the artist o...
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Filmed Painting at Home (1919)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Filmed Painting at Home (1919) This is unique footage of the great Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). He is seen at home, working on a canvas. I'm just...
Celtic art
Celtic art is the art associated with the peoples known as Celts; those who spoke the Celtic languages in Europe from pre-history through to the modern period, as well as the art of ancient peoples wh...
Celtic art - Wikipedia
Merovingian art
Merovingian art is the art of the Merovingian dynasty of the Franks, which lasted from the 5th century to the 8th century in present day France, Benelux and a part of Germany.The advent of the Merovin...
Merovingian art - Wikipedia
Carolingian art
Carolingian art comes from the Frankish Empire in the period of roughly 120 years from about 780 to 900 — during the reign of Charlemagne and his immediate heirs — popularly known as the C...
Carolingian art - Wikipedia
French Renaissance
The French Renaissance was the cultural and artistic movement in France between the 15th and early 17th centuries. The period is associated with the pan-European Renaissance, a word firstly used by t...
French Renaissance - Wikipedia
French Baroque and Classicism
17th-century French art is generally referred to as Baroque, but from the mid to late 17th century, the style of French art shows a classical adherence to certain rules of proportion and sobriety unch...
French Rococo and Neoclassicism
18th-century French art was dominated by the Rococo and neoclassical movements. In France, the death of Louis XIV lead to a period of licentious freedom commonly called the Régence. The heir to Louis...
French art of the 19th century
19th-century French art was made in France or by French citizens during the following political regimes: Napoleon Bonaparte's Consulate (1799-1804) and Empire (1804-1814), the Restoration under Louis ...
French art of the 19th century - Wikipedia
French art of the 20th century
20th-century French art developed out of the Impressionism and Post-Impressionism that dominated French art at the end of the 19th century. The first half of the 20th century in France saw the even mo...
French art of the 20th century - Wikipedia
Bâtiments du Roi
The Bâtiments du Roi ([bɑtimɑ̃ dy ʁwa], The King's Buildings) was a division of Department of the household of the Kings of France (the "Maison du Roi") in France under the Ancien Régime. It was resp...
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Gobelins Manufactory
The Manufacture des Gobelins is a tapestry factory located in Paris, France, at 42 avenue des Gobelins, near the Les Gobelins métro station in the 13th arrondissement. It is best known as a royal fact...
Gobelins Manufactory - Wikipedia
Savonnerie manufactory
The Savonnerie manufactory was the most prestigious European manufactory of knotted-pile carpets, enjoying its greatest period c. 1650–1685; the cachet of its name is casually applied to many knotted-...
Savonnerie manufactory - Wikipedia
Aubusson tapestry
The Aubusson tapestry manufacture of the 17th and 18th centuries managed to compete with the royal manufacture of Gobelins tapestry and the privileged position of Beauvais tapestry. Tapestry manufact...
Aubusson tapestry - Wikipedia
Sevres Porcelain
2°13′21″E / 48.82861°N 2.22250°E / 48.82861; 2.22250The manufacture nationale de Sèvres is a porcelain factory in Sèvres, France. Formerly a royal, then an imperial factory, t...
Sevres Porcelain - Wikipedia