France

The birth of Impressionism calculated to the nearest minute

Using the position of the sun and the time of high tide, an astrophysicist pinpoints when Monet put brush to canvas

Published online: 21 August 2014

Paris’s historic former naval headquarters to open to public

But French government will not confirm if Qatar is still involved in the project

Published online: 21 August 2014

A hit and a miss in two restitution cases

French legal body rejects one claim while an Australian museum agrees to return a work to Jewish heirs

Published online: 19 August 2014

Will Pompidou extend its northern expansion?

Temporary outpost in Maubeuge will be in addition to the Pompidou-Metz

Published online: 06 August 2014

Picasso’s ceramic studio in southern France fallen into disrepair

The Madoura workshop in Vallauris, bought by local authorities last year, requires urgent renovation

Published online: 05 August 2014

The story of the original and greatest art fund

Getty archives reveal how in 1914 André Level organised sale of works by artists including Picasso and Matisse

Published online: 31 July 2014

The Louvre forecasts 30% increase in attendance

Paris museum anticipates growth in visitor numbers to 12 million a year by 2025

Published online: 29 July 2014

Director of Musée Picasso's diplomacy starts to pay off

Gift promised by artist's daughter will help Laurent Le Bon move forward

Published online: 28 July 2014

Jeff Koons's double exposure in Paris

Will the artist install balloon sculptures in the Louvre when Centre Pompidou hosts his retrospective?

Published online: 22 July 2014

French association of antiques dealers sacks its president

Christian Deydier says a rift among members prompted his dismissal

Published online: 07 July 2014

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