Category: artworks

Trip to: Le Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris

I’ve been eagerly awaiting the renovation and reopening of this museum which sets out the history of Paris chronologically within a beautiful building in the Marais. Introduction The Carnavalet is the oldest City of Paris museum. It first opened to the public in February… Continue Reading “Trip to: Le Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris”

Trip to the Louvre, and its gardens

Over the years I’ve spent plenty of time at the Louvre though I’m still not sure I’ve seen everything the museum has to offer. One of my favourite places is however its gardens and I enjoyed a wonderful stroll around here on Monday morning… Continue Reading “Trip to the Louvre, and its gardens”

Sculpture Saturday #60

Leaving behind the posts of the past few weeks of works in the  Nagyharsány sculpture park in Villany, Hungary, I’m back looking at local civic structures. This striking sculpture by American sculptor Alexander Calder (1898 – 1976) was previously on display in La Colle… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #60”

Sculpture Saturday #59

I’m still featuring individual works in the  Nagyharsány sculpture park in Villany, Hungary, which I wrote about a few weeks ago. This challenge is kindly hosted by Susan Kelly over at No Fixed Plans. Share a photo of a statue or sculpture – go… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #59”

Sculpture Saturday #58

For the next few weeks or so, I’m going to look at some of the individual works in the  Nagyharsány sculpture park in Villany, Hungary, which I wrote about three weeks ago. This challenge is kindly hosted by Susan Kelly over at No Fixed… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #58”

Sculpture Saturday #57

For the next few weeks or so, I’m going to look at some of the individual works in the  Nagyharsány sculpture park in Villany, Hungary, which I wrote about two weeks ago. This challenge is kindly hosted by Susan Kelly over at No Fixed… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #57”

Sculpture Saturday #56

For the next few weeks or so, I’m going to look at some of the individual works in the  Nagyharsány sculpture park in Villany, Hungary, which I wrote about last week. This challenge is kindly hosted by Susan Kelly over at No Fixed Plans.… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #56”

Sculpture Saturday #55

You might recall that we attended a wedding in June 2019 in Villany, Hungary where we took a wander around the nearby sculpture park of Nagyharsány which is a former quarry pit. The park is full of non-figurative sculptures and is quite a spectacle.… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #55”

Sculpture Saturday #54

Here’s another of our local civic works. Appropriately enough this one is adjacent to the small fishing port in Cros-de-Cagnes. Rémi Pesce’s (1930 – ) “Poisson Lunaire,”  a 1996 bronze fish with a blue patina is totally at home in the sheltered port. Of… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #54”

Sculpture Saturday #53

I might have run out of doors but fortunately that’s not the case with statues/sculptures. There are a number of local civic ones I want to show case but they’re situated on roundabouts and I typically have to dice with death (French drivers) in… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #53”