After an absence of over 15 months because of the lockdown and Covid, I am happy and relieved to publish the Eye Need to Do’s, which features the latest cultural events in Paris every month.
Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto
This exhibition traces the prodigious career of Coco Chanel, from her first boutique in Deauville to her astounding effect on fashion over the next 60 years. I saw this exhibition last summer and I highly recommend it. CLICK HERE to read my blog post.
Until July 18, 2021
10 avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie 75116
Paul Signac was one of the group of Impressionist painters from the mid to late 1800s and 60 paintings of his and his peers are on display at a special show at the Musée Jacquemart-André.
Until July 21
158 boulevard Haussmann, 75008
Chagall, Modigliani, Soutine... Paris pour École, 1905-1940
The Paris School of artists from the early 1900s represented many Eastern European Jews who fled to Paris for freedom and to paint. Marc Chagall, Chaim Soutine, Amedeo Modigliani, Jules Pascin, Jacques Lipchitz, Chana Orloff, Moïse Kisling, Louis Marcoussis and Ossip Zadkine are some of the artists whose works are being shown at the Jewish Museum to celebrate the Paris School of artists.
June 17 to October 31
The Jewish Museum
71, rue du Temple, 75003
Gaudí, the Architect of the Imaginary
The newest presentation at the Ateliers des Lumieres is Gaudí, the Architect of the Imaginary, which celebrates the influence the Spanish architect had on 20th century architecture and design. The laser light show will highlight the fabulous flourishes and buildings of Gaudi, set to music.
Till January 2, 2022
Ateliers des Lumieres
38 rue Saint Maur 75011
Here’s an invitation to watch a very special tour. I am doing my first live tour for France.fr outside of Paris and traveling to Etretat, Normandy to film part two The Footsteps of Lupin.
The date is Wednesday, June 9 @10am EST (east coast time), 9am Midwest time, 7am, West coast time, and 4pm Paris time.
CLICK HERE to reserve your place.
Lost in Frenchlation is a terrific organization that screens current French and foreign films with English subtitles. CLICK HERE to view films being screened in June.