France

Paris museum holds on to stolen statues

Musée Guimet negotiating with the Nepalese government over two stelae that have been off display for more than a decade

Published online: 21 April 2014

France regains painting lost during the First World War

Work returned by Germany goes on show as search for missing art continues

Published online: 17 April 2014

Les Rencontres d’Arles photography festival to present ‘parade’ of stars

This year will be swansong for the outgoing director François Hébel whose successor is named this week

Published online: 17 April 2014

The 18th century to get its lustre back at the Louvre

Closed since 2005, the museum’s period rooms reopen in June after a €26m renovation

Published online: 16 April 2014

Van Gogh’s paintings return to Arles

Gallery opened in a 15th-century mansion to permanently show the artist’s work

Published online: 08 April 2014

Luma Arles campus breaks ground

The Swiss collector Maja Hoffmann’s Luma Foundation has given €100m to establish an ambitious cultural project in the city

Published online: 08 April 2014

Eiffel Tower is the key to Paris mayor’s high hopes

The newly elected Anne Hidalgo wants to promote tourism to the city with a revamp of its top landmark

Published online: 03 April 2014

Artist’s copycat claim rejected by Paris court

But Xavier Veilhan and his dealer Emmanuel Perrotin say they may appeal

Published online: 01 April 2014

Pompidou celebrates show that started the ‘global’ trend

The Paris museum marks the 25th anniversary of “Magiciens de la Terre” with a series of events

Published online: 27 March 2014

Picasso’s granddaughter shows his drawings at Sotheby’s Paris—but they’re not for sale

A non-commercial exhibition by an auction house is less of a rarity in the French capital

Published online: 27 March 2014

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