Tag: France

Art, What's On

Artist Spotlight: Boissegur

Don’t let the bright, cheerful colours fool you… French artist Boissegur’s paintings are shrouded in mystery. Groups of balloons float around her eerily quiet compositions, and often a boy or a man in a straw hat, called “George” or a girl named “Clara”, appear in the picture. With an exhibition of her intriguing works happening […]

STC312888 Britain's Prime Minister signing the Treaty of Peace with Germany in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, June 28th 1919 (sepia print), English School, (20th century) / Private Collection / The Stapleton Collection
Culture, History

Key Figures of World War I

Many different nations were involved in the Great War. It is therefore not surprising that royals and political personalities played significant roles during the conflict. How it all began: Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria Franz Ferdinand was the nephew of Emperor Franz Joseph and heir to the throne of the […]

Wim Wenders at Cannes Film Festival (He'S President of Jury) on May 12, 1989 (b/w photo) / Photo © AGIP
Culture

5 Film Anniversaries in May

This May is a big month for anniversaries from the glitzy world of cinema. Not only is it the 70th Cannes Film Festival, one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, but a number of high-profile Hollywood actresses from the golden age of Hollywood also celebrate anniversaries this month […]