Musée d’Orsay

Several years ago, while on a girls’ trip to Paris with my friend Stephanie, I found myself in the delightful predicament of having nothing planned. Stephanie was headed for an early morning visit to the Louvre. Having been on a previous visit to Paris I decided I’d take a pass, and would meet her several […]

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Definitely Dali

If you’re strolling around Downtown Vancouver any time soon, you may come across Salvador Dali’s, “Space Venus”. I’d have said you’d find yourself face-to-face with the sculpture but, well, this Venus is clearly headless. Her neck is adorned with a typical Dali “melting” clock, made most famous perhaps by his 1931 painting, “The Persistence of […]

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Romantic Paris, 1815-1848

For a couple of more weeks, the Petit Palais is showcasing more than 600 pieces that represent the romantic years of Paris, from the fall of Napoleon to the revolution of 1848.

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