Posts Tagged ‘France’

And the Oscar goes to… Marion Cotillard

After her Golden Globe, her BAFTA, her Cesar (the British and French top awards, respectively), Marion received the Best Actress Oscar for her interpretation of Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose. And did she look and sound happy, in her silver and white mermaid dress! “Oh — thank you so much. Olivier, what you […]



French paintings in New York: Poussin at the Met

When I visited the French Paintings Department of the Louvre a few weeks ago, I looked for one of my favorites there, the beautiful set of the four seasons by Poussin. Alas, it was incomplete. Summer, or Ruth and Boaz, was missing. Summer had already crossed the Atlantic and can be admired  until May 11 […]



Breaking news: Sarkozy weds Carla

Move over, Punxsutawney Phil! This is official: the Mayor of the 8th District of Paris announced that he celebrated this morning at the Elysee Palace the wedding of French President Nicolas Sarkozy and top model/singer Carla Bruni. According to the Mayor, the groom wore a suit and tie, and the bride looked stunning in white.No […]