Les Freres, rue du Docteur Lecene Paris, 1934, by Robert Doisneau

The lovers pause in front of the cafe terrace. His right hand clasps her shoulder. Their hairstyles and clothing and the vintage cars on the Rue de Ri(...)

What was it about Samuel Beckett? In addition to writing fiction and plays that continue to absorb audiences and tease the imagination, the Nobel Laur(...)

UNDATED -- BC-TRAVEL-TIMES-PARIS-LEFT-BANK-ART-NYTSF -- Saturday Evening: At the Eiffel Tower, experience lÕheure bleue, that magical twilight when the whole city is suffused in an ethereal light. Two elevators will whoosh you to the top (or, if youÕre feeling dauntless, tackle the 1,665 steps. Or cross the river and, within sight of the tower, join the ballroom dancers at the Trocadero. (CREDIT: Chris Carmichael for The New York Times)

While the Right Bank of Paris has seen internationalism and the irrepressible rise of “bobos”, the Left Bank has been able to preserve the soul of (...)

Images of landmines from Dallaporta’s series ‘Anti-Personnel’

Steadily their effect develops – from attractive, through intriguing and unsettling, to disturbing. Raphaël Dallaporta’s series of 35 photographs o(...)