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Paris 1900: the City of Entertainment

Until 17 Aug 14, Musée du Petit Palais, Paris, France

“There has never been a show on the subject of ‘Paris 1900’ in Paris before. Strangely enough there has also never been a general survey encompassing paintings, films, furniture and jewellery,” says Christophe Leribault, the co-curator of the exhibition “Paris 1900” at the Petit Palais in Paris. Around 600 objects, many of them drawn from the permanent collection, reflect the heady atmosphere of Belle Époque Paris in the year when around 50 million tourists descended on the capital for the Paris Exposition Universelle. The Petit Palais was... Read on

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