Category Archives: outdoor sculpture

More Wonderful Sculptures in Paris

As you probably know by now, we love outdoor art and outdoor sculptures. So, we were delighted to find another one in the Tuileries Garden that we hadn’t seen, or noted, before. It’s on the side of the Tuileries Garden that … Continue reading

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Around the Pompidou Centre

We are not particularly fond of modern/contemporary art so the Musée National d’Art Moderne (Europe’s largest museum of modern art), in the Centre Pompidou isn’t on our list of special places in Paris (sorry modern art lovers!). But, we love … Continue reading

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Tuileries Garden Statues

Tuileries Garden (Jardin des Tuileries) I’ve written about the Tuileries Garden in Paris before, but these gardens are so lovely and so popular that I want to feature them again, although here I’ll focus on a few of the statues … Continue reading

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Quiet Places in Paris: The Swiss Valley

Quiet Corners of Paris: The Swiss Valley One of the pleasures of wandering around Paris is finding small squares and gardens in unexpected places. These quiet green spaces add another dimension to this beloved city, which can feel frenetic and over-run … Continue reading

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Sculptures in the Tuileries Gardens

The Welcoming Hands 1996, in the Jardin des Tuileries since 2000, by Louise Bourgeois Bronze patine, granite The Tuileries Garden, one of the oldest public gardens in Paris, always impresses visitors with its orderly design along the city’s historical axis, … Continue reading

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Honoring Breton Seamen and Their Families

As I mentioned before, Brittany has an extremely long, indented coastline and much of their history and economy has been tied to the sea—and still is in certain places, especially with fishing and oyster farms. Pont l’Abbé is a pretty … Continue reading

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A Leafy Head on Place Rude

At the entrance to Place Rude off Rue de la Liberté is a work of contemporary art. It is by internationally acclaimed artist, Gloria Friedmann (born 1980 in Kronach, Germany), who lives in Aignay-le-Duc in Burgundy, and in Paris. It … Continue reading

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