Berthe Morisot, the forgotten icon of Impressionism, showcased at Musée D’Orsay

One week from now, on June 18th 2019, D’Orsay Museum opens its doors for the first time to female impressionist painter Berthe Morisot and we are very much looking forward to it (especially our Impressionism enthusiast tour guide, Laure!). During the second half of the 19th century, there were two sisters whose great uncle was[…]

Have there truly been no great women artists? Reconfiguring the canon in the Louvre

If you think of the Louvre, you’ll have no difficulties identifying its most well-known icon: that is, the Mona Lisa. In the world’s biggest museum, the celebration of the female body certainly is depicted in an endless array of poses and techniques: painting, sculpture, architecture or decorative arts. The Venus de Milo, Liberty Leading the[…]