Woman at Her Toilette, 1875-80, Art Institute of Chicago

There is nothing new about creative women being slighted by male-dominated institutions. But in recent decades, there developed a tendency to exaggera(...)

They inhabit a stunningly beautiful country, with the world’s finest food and wine. And they’re unhappy.

Since the 1970s, a raft of international studies has demonstrated the French proclivity for malaise and moroseness. The British had their bout of mela(...)