France

Little-known civil servant in line for top Pompidou job

Serge Lasvignes named as Alain Seban’s successor

Published online: 03 March 2015

Siamese crown stolen from Château de Fontainebleau

Smash and grab raid of around 15 historic Asian artefacts happened on Sunday morning

Published online: 02 March 2015

Forgotten Portuguese Modernist gets Grand Palais show

Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso’s survey in Paris will be largest ever outside Portugal

Published online: 19 February 2015

Musée Maillol shuts its doors as management company files for bankruptcy

The Paris museum’s abrupt closure this weekend comes after falling attendance and rising debts

Published online: 18 February 2015

Prosecutor asks for five-year suspended prison sentence for Picasso’s former electrician

A final verdict is due next month in the trial against Pierre Le Guennec, who was found to have kept a box of the artist’s works in his garage for 40 years

Published online: 13 February 2015

Pompidou to pop up all over France

Paris museum plans to open temporary branches across the country

Published online: 12 February 2015

Vence prepares to house part of Yvon Lambert’s historic collection

As the French city holds talks with the dealer, the city authorities in Avignon remain tight-lipped about the future of their 15-year-old partnership with Lambert

Published online: 03 February 2015

Battle royale: Fontainebleau aims to rival Versailles after €115m funding boost

The French stately home Bonaparte called “the true abode of kings” is about to get a 12-year overhaul

Published online: 29 January 2015

French artist withdraws prayer rug installation from show after threats from Muslim group

Curators ask Clichy’s mayor to support the display of Zoulikha Bouabdellah’s Silence or shut the exhibition down entirely

Published online: 28 January 2015

Click here to enlarge: Paris’s Modern art museum to grow its photo holdings

The Musée d’art moderne is the first in France to establish a patrons group for the medium

Published online: 22 January 2015

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