When an Italian architect was hired by his French agent to collaborate on an unusual triplex, they committed themselves to creating a space unburdened by the past.
The restoration effort is seeking to meet President Emmanuel Macron’s ambitious plan to reopen the cathedral five years after it was ravaged by a fire — just in time for the 2024 Olympics in Paris.
Planned by the conceptual artist 60 years ago, the posthumous work transforms a great monument with a glistening cloak. It feels like a liberating moment for the city.
Staged by the playwright and director Wajdi Mouawad, Enescu’s opera helps inaugurate a new era for the storied company.
In a coming exhibition, MoMA will feature the artworks within this famed painting. Two of them will be on public view for the first time in 50 years.
He championed two of the most debated architectural projects in recent Paris history: the Musée D’Orsay (in a former train station) and the Louvre pyramid.
The attacks carried out by Islamic State extremists that killed 130 people deeply rattled France and sent shock waves through Europe. The trial is scheduled to last at least nine months.
As former models prepare to offer testimony against Gérald Marie, their former agency boss, big names like Carla Bruni, Paulina Porizkova and Karen Elson are offering their support.
He was compared to Marlon Brando and James Dean for his acclaimed portrayals of tough, alienated characters, most memorably in Godard’s “Breathless.”
A retrospective at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art tracks how the painter’s signature style extended the contours of Abstract Expressionism.
Whatever else you say about him, he understood that values must be fought for, that reaction must be met with action.
Ms. Baker will be the first Black woman to be entombed in the Panthéon in Paris, a symbolic move amid racial tensions in France.
Carré Sutton accuses a former executive at a modeling agency of sexual assault, and a second employee of enabling the attacks.
Stories about people trying something different in their lives have always inspired me. Now, the Times series It’s Never Too Late offers readers more examples.
In often sprawling works that used old photos, discarded clothes and other found objects, he pondered loss, chance and memory.
Her 1925 book, “Lesbian Love,” is one of the earliest examples of American lesbian literature. She also ran Eve’s Hangout, a literary haunt in Manhattan.
After meeting with President Emmanuel Macron of France, who says Europe should be less dependent on U.S. leadership, Secretary of State Antony Blinken told The Times they see eye to eye on key issues.
Laurent Le Bon, a well-known figure in France’s art world, will become president of the Paris institution in July. He’ll oversee a major renovation and plans to open an outpost in New Jersey.
About 200 of France’s top craftspeople collaborated to restore the Hôtel de la Marine in Paris to its original 18th-century splendor.
Hopes are high that the most popular theme park in Europe will kickstart a tourism recovery in France.
A tennis writer has watched Roland Garros evolve and grow for 30 years, for better or worse.
The replica will go on display on Ellis Island for Independence Day before being moved to Washington, D.C., where it will remain until 2031.
Three young men filed a suit saying they had been discriminated against during ID checks in Paris in 2017, when they were high school students. An appeals court ruled in their favor this week.
The pandemic may be ebbing, but Paris still has a curfew, which feels completely unnatural in the City of Light.
The Spanish player is yet another in the sport who has battled depression and spoken openly about it.
The 20-time Grand Slam champion withdrew after a brutal third-round match that lasted until early Sunday morning.
Out: the Metro and the Seine. In: the PATH and the Hudson. The Pompidou Center plans to open its first North American satellite museum in a renovated industrial building.
Barty, the world’s No. 1 tennis player, had to leave the court for medical treatment during her second-round match.
For her latest exhibition, the German artist has transformed the sprawling interior of the Palais de Tokyo in Paris into an eerie meditation on mortality.
Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are all playing for history, and are almost guaranteed to meet on the way to the men’s final at Roland Garros.
The world No. 2 has said she won’t talk to journalists at the tournament, which begins on Sunday, but she faces a bigger obstacle: her record on clay.
Laurence des Cars, the current head of the Musée d’Orsay, will become the president of the world’s most visited museum in September.
Ten years after his death, Petit is still considered an important figure in France, though his works haven’t been performed with great regularity.
Contemporary art owned by the billionaire François Pinault is displayed beneath the rotunda of the Bourse de Commerce and frescoes of a colonialist past.
Rescapée de l’attaque contre Charlie Hebdo en 2015, la dessinatrice Corinne Rey a conçu un roman graphique qui s’est attiré la reconnaissance nationale d’un milieu essentiellement masculin
Since surviving the 2015 attack on the French satirical magazine’s office, Corinne Rey has created a graphic novel and won national recognition in a man’s world.
The protesters declared that police work has become increasingly dangerous because of the government’s failure to fix the country’s social problems.
A shelter system supported by private individuals highlights the French government’s difficulties managing a backlog of asylum cases.
An auction of the estate of Kenzo Takada, who died last year, was a lot more popular than anyone expected.
“Letters to Camondo,” by Edmund de Waal, is addressed to a wealthy fin-de-siècle French Jew whose elegant Parisian home is filled with priceless objets d’art — and memories of the family that once lived there.
The world beckons, especially for those who have been vaccinated, but would-be travelers face a difficult moment when travel possibilities are at odds with the facts of a still reeling world.
The 150th anniversary of the Paris Commune of 1871 has struck a chord, reviving calls for better political representation and highlighting economic inequalities.
At a summit he convened, the president discovered how difficult it will be to re-establish America as an environmental leader.
Walk the dog? Only one kilometer. Want a raclette maker? Sure. A lamp? Nope. During the pandemic, France’s bureaucracy has hit overdrive, and the French are increasingly fed up.
Born in the Paris suburbs, the singer has made waves with two albums that draw as much from ’60s chanson as contemporary hip-hop.
The Palais Garnier, which inspired the first “Phantom” in 1910, is silent at the moment, but it continues to hold the imagination.
The singers, dancers and musicians played on, serenading their phones, pirouetting in masks and performing, faceless, on the radio.
There’s no applause for these performers, but they’re working to be ready for live audiences when they return.
She was an under-the-radar figure in New York and Paris in the formative 1950s and for decades after. She died of Covid-19.
The closing of beloved bookstores is the latest in a series of blows to the neighborhood’s cultural vibrancy, a long decline accelerated by the pandemic.