If you visit Saint-Germain des Prés area in Paris, stop by the church/abbey. It is absolutely stunning. The paintings were renovated in 2019. History The Abbey was founded in the 6th century by the son of Clovis I, Childebert I.Childebert erected to house the relic, dedicated to the Holy Cross and Saint Vincent. It was set onContinue reading “Saint-Germain-des-Prés (abbey/church) in Paris.”
As promised, here are some of my best pictures of the first Mural Festival hosted in Jersey City on June 5, 2021. Since 2013, Jersey City became an important spot of street art… with more than 120 murals that are decorating the walls of the city over the years… Most of the murals below wereContinue reading “Jersey City Live pictures : Mural Festival 2021”
I wanted to provide a spotlight to the upcoming first annual Jersey City Mural festival that will be hosted on June 5 – 6, 2021. Prior to the festival, and the share of my upcoming pictures, see below 3 links, the website of the festival, a video of the Jersey City Mural Arts Program thatContinue reading “Jersey City First Annual Mural festival”
I wanted to share a post about the portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer (#1) from Klimt. The history behind it is fascinating. The painting: Adele Bloch-Bauer I The painting is composed of oil paint, silver and gold leaf on canvas. The portrait shows Adele Bloch-Bauer sitting on a golden throne or chair, in front of a goldenContinue reading “Klimt’s Woman in Gold!”
I selected some of the of the art pieces from the Artist, Jo di Bona! (all of the pix are not from me) you will recognize: Dali, Katy Perry, Mona Lisa, Madonna,Martin Luther King, Abbé Pierre, Michael Jackson, Serge Gainsbourg/ Jane Birkin (french singers) and Tina Turner, Mandela & Mother Theresa. One of his muralsContinue reading “Street Art: An outdoor inspiration during the pandemic : Jo Di Bona!”
Not sure if many people outside France or Europe know about Simone Veil.
As of today, this is one of leaders who inspired me the most …. but to be honest, I did not think this way when I was a teenager in the 90s in France – At that time, I was annoyed by anything politics and specifically by the absurd “war” between the left (close to socialism) and the right (close to conservatism)… Simone Veil was more center right at that time… From what I remember, …