Top 5 October Events
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Top 5 October Events

All the leaves are brown…

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Week-end Wednesday – Nancy
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Week-end Wednesday – Nancy

You’ll be wandering the streets…

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Bonjour and welcome to Paris
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Bonjour and welcome to Paris

Bonjour, salut, and hello: just…

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Les Nabis et le décor at Musée du Luxembourg

Oneiric, vivid, joyous, rhythmic, rooted in nature and inspired by the Japanese “pictures of the floating world” (ukiyo-e). There are many words to describe the Nabis’ art who marked their presence in the late 19th century. Édouard Vuillard, The Music (1896) The Nabis were a group of painters whose mission was to assert their opposition to Impressionism, which they considered too close to reality. Inspired by mysticism and esotericism, they took their name from the Arabic word nabi (and the similar word in Hebrew – nebiim) which means prophet. Their goal was to revitalize paintings with their revolutionary and original style feeding on various philosophies, religions, and doctrines as well as literature, theater, and poetry. Maurice Denis, Legend Of Saint-Hubert (1897) The exhibition Les Nabis et le décor held in Musée du Luxembourg (located in the famous Luxembourg Gardens) gathers works of Bonnard, Vuillard, Maurice Denis, Sérusier, Ranson, and Vallotton.…