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Running counter to the received wisdom, André Le Nôtre in Perspectives exhibition 1613 – 2013 offers a surprising new image of the man, a close friend of the king, his art and his influence.


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Children seriously injured after lightning strikes Paris park

2016-05-28
Eleven people, most of them children, were injured Saturday when lightning struck a birthday party in a Paris park.

French government scrambles to stem fuel shortages as protests continue

2016-05-28
French junior transport minister Alain Vidalies on Saturday said fuel shortages sparked by nationwide strikes and blockades were easing, but warned the crisis was not over.

Brexit a ‘serious risk’ to global economic growth, G7 leaders say

2016-05-27
A British exit from the European Union would be a serious risk to global economic growth, world leaders said in a declaration at the opening of a two-day Group of Seven (G7) summit in Japan on Friday.

Hollande stands firm as unions vow to step up labour reform strikes

2016-05-27
French President Francois Hollande vowed Friday to “stand firm” over a controversial labour law as unions called on workers to step up a wave of industrial action gripping the country.

France sends underwater probes to EgyptAir search zone

2016-05-27
A French naval vessel was en route to the eastern Mediterranean on Thursday to join the hunt for black boxes from a crashed EgyptAir jet, equipped with three specialist probes from a French company recruited to accelerate the search.

Brawl at Calais 'Jungle' refugee camp leaves 20 injured

2016-05-26
Some 20 people living in the "Jungle" refugee camp in the northern French port of Calais were injured in a brawl between around 200 Afghans and Sudanese on Thursday, local officials said.

McDonald's French HQ raided in tax probe

2016-05-26
French police said Thursday they had raided the French headquarters of McDonald's last week as part of a tax fraud probe.

Clashes erupt at labour reform protests in France

2016-05-26
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across France on Thursday to protest against the government’s controversial labour reform bill, with clashes erupting in Paris and other cities.

France’s Hollande named ‘Statesman of the Year’ by NY-based group

2016-05-26
French President François Hollande is to be honoured as the International Statesman of the Year by a New York-based interfaith foundation, The Appeal of Conscience.

French artist's optical illusion makes Louvre Pyramid 'disappear'

2016-05-26
The French street artist known as "JR" has made the Louvre Pyramid in Paris disappear in an optical illusion created by covering the huge glass structure with a trompe l'oeil photo installation depicting the museum that surrounds it.

Bataclan victims’ families seek answers from Paris attack judges

2016-05-25
Survivors and families of those killed at the Bataclan music venue during the November 13 Paris terror attacks met with judges on Wednesday, with many still looking for answers as to exactly what happened to their loved ones six months on.

French unemployment drops for second consecutive month in April

2016-05-25
France’s jobless total fell by 19,900 in April, declining for a second month in a row and offering a boost to President Francois Hollande in his fight to bring down unemployment.

France’s Valls stands firm on labour reforms despite fuel blockade

2016-05-25
The stand-off between France's government and a hardline union over labour reforms stiffened on Wednesday as the country mobilised strategic oil stocks for the first time in 6 years and employers warned the protests were starting to hurt the economy.

Neanderthals believed to have built mysterious stone rings found in French cave

2016-05-25
Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought, scientists say.

France to deploy 60,000 police officers for Euro 2016

2016-05-25
France said Wednesday it will deploy more than 60,000 police to provide security for Euro 2016 as it vowed to do “everything possible to avoid a terrorist attack” during the tournament that starts next month.

Life After Love Locks: Art Comes Back to Paris' Pont des Arts Bridge - Newsweek

2016-05-28
NewsweekLife After Love Locks: Art Comes Back to Paris' Pont des Arts BridgeNewsweekThat day an estimated one million padlocks, dubbed “ love locks,” were removed from Paris' famed Pont des Arts bridge—connecting the Louvre and the Institut de France across the Seine. Ironically, the city of love had fallen out of love with its ...

French Instagrammers remake iconic Paris art - The Local.fr

2016-05-17
The Local.frFrench Instagrammers remake iconic Paris artThe Local.frThen head down to the Gare Saint Lazare station in Paris, where the Paris Musées institution has set up a new exhibition which sees famed Instagrammers in France re-imagining art. The exhibition, called Parallels, marks the launch of a new online ...and more »

Paris art sought for More Park Art Show - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

2016-05-18
Paris art sought for More Park Art ShowKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelIf you have captured South Paris in any kind of art form and would like to be considered for the featured artist of the 2016 Moore Park Art Show poster, organizers want to hear from you. This year's show is set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 31, with a rain ...

China is winning war of the worlds in giant Paris art show - The Local.fr

2016-05-06
The Local.frChina is winning war of the worlds in giant Paris art showThe Local.frThe finishing touches were being put Friday to a breathtaking installation about power by Chinese artist Huang Yong Ping which has a 133-ton snake threatening a triumphal arch made from shipping containers topped with a giant Napoleon hat.Exiled Chinese artist Huang Yong Ping sets snake onto hat at Paris's MonumentaRFIHuang Yong Ping Brings 'Empires' of Globalization to ParisNew York Times (blog)Jurassic art: Huang Yong Ping's 'Empires' fills the nave of Paris' Grand Palaiswallpaper.comDesignboom (blog) -artnet Newsall 15 news articles »

Now In Paris: Artist Huang Yong Ping Unveils Landscape of Globalization at Monumenta 2016 - Forbes

2016-05-22
ForbesNow In Paris: Artist Huang Yong Ping Unveils Landscape of Globalization at Monumenta 2016ForbesA rather enigmatic character, the discrete conceptual artist Huang Yong Ping, famous for his large-scale works acting as disquieting metaphors for the fractures in our society, doesn't do any of the glitzy art fairs, nor will you see snaps of him at ...

WATCH: Paris Jackson Pays Tribute to Dad Michael Jackson with New Tattoo Featuring Dangerous Cover Art - People Magazine

2016-05-24
People MagazineWATCH: Paris Jackson Pays Tribute to Dad Michael Jackson with New Tattoo Featuring Dangerous Cover ArtPeople MagazineParis Jackson now has a constant reminder that her father is still looking after her. Michael Jackson's only daughter, 18, debuted a new tattoo on Instagram Monday, cover art from her father's 1989 multi-platinum album Dangerous. The image features the ...Paris Jackson Gets 'Dangerous' Album Cover Art Tattoo in Honor of Dad Michael JacksonUs WeeklyParis Jackson pays tribute to late father Michael with Dangerous album cover art tattooMirror.co.ukParis Jackson Honors Dad Michael Jackson With (Another) New TattooYahoo NewsNational Post -Boston Herald -New York Daily Newsall 90 news articles »

French artist JR makes Paris' Louvre pyramid disappear in stunt - Daily Mail

2016-05-26
Daily MailFrench artist JR makes Paris' Louvre pyramid disappear in stuntDaily MailThe artist states on his website that he 'owns the biggest art gallery in the world' because he 'exhibits freely in the streets of the world'. Part of his objective is to create art in places that could be seen by those who do not visit museums. His ...New optical illusion art at Louvre in ParisMalay Mail OnlineThe Louvre's missing pyramid and the magic of trompe l'oeilThe Guardian (blog)The street artist who made the Louvre pyramid disappearThe IndependentDesignboom (blog) -The Local.fr -Wall Street Journalall 107 news articles »

Paris Bridge Transformed Into Art Installation - USA TODAY

2016-05-24
USA TODAYParis Bridge Transformed Into Art InstallationUSA TODAYParis Bridge Transformed Into Art Installation. For years, Paris' \u0022Bridge of Art\u0022 was a place where lovers and friends came to put engraved padlocks. Now, it is welcoming a new art installation, claiming its status as a major exhibition site ...and more »

10 popular Instagrammers recreate iconic works of Parisian art - Mashable

2016-05-13
10 popular Instagrammers recreate iconic works of Parisian artMashableInstagram may be the newest way to consume art (and "art"), but popular Instagrammers are taking to the platform to show off the art of yore. In an effort to promote a new online platform for the municipal museums of Paris, popular Instagram users have ...and more »

Paris, the French Open, and the art of tennis - The Boston Globe

2016-05-24
The Boston GlobeParis, the French Open, and the art of tennisThe Boston GlobePARIS — As the French Open began this weekend, interrupted by occasional rain showers, a respected Parisian watercolorist renewed his claim on a courtside box to translate tennis into vivid images of motion and color. “I have two enemies,” said Joel ...