Category Archives: ParisCulture

Fine craft and creation fair at the Grand Palais – Paris

First and only biennial dedicated to contemporary creation, the exhibition Revelations will be held from September 11 to 15 in this mythical place that is the Grand Palais in Paris. It will bring together all the emblematic actors from the … Continue reading

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Interview: “My little America” by Marc Thirouin

We met Marc Thirouin at the Gullsnitt ceremony in Oslo last year. That’s when we discovered his work and his photo series called “My Little America.” Taken small Scandinavian towns between Norway and Sweden (since 2009), this series of photos … Continue reading

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The “French Touch” at Les Arts Decoratifs in Paris

Have you ever heard about the “French Touch”? In 1994, Eric Morand, founder together with the DJ Laurent Garnier of the techno music label F Communications, said: “We give a French touch to House music.” Almost 20 years later, and … Continue reading

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160 years old! Happy Birthday Le Bon Marche !

Since the 15th September and until the 31st December 2012, “Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche” is celebrating its 160th birthday. Since it was invented in 1852 in Paris by the visionary Aristide Boucicaut, Le Bon Marché has always gone with … Continue reading

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Lovely portraits of Parisian women

Ah! The Parisian woman! She often sets the tongues wagging! Here is a beautiful book about “her”, which has just been launched in the bookstores. Baudouin, the man behind this beautiful project, is a renowned freelance and portrait interior photographer. … Continue reading

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Interview : Editor-in-Chief of the famous magazine “WAD”

Pierre-Henri Camy (on the left) from “WAD” & RZA/Wu Tang Clan Berlin, July 2011 Pierre-Henri Camy is the Editor-in-Chief of the famous urban fashion and culture magazine: WAD (We Are Different). As faithful readers of this publication, we are delighted to … Continue reading

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Exhibition Louis Vuitton – Marc Jacobs in Paris

Photo* :  © Louis Vuitton/Chris Moore Here is a mix of culture and fashion that we want to tell you about, in one of our favorite museums in Paris : “Les Arts Décoratifs”, which currently host the exhibition : “Louis … Continue reading

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Ceci n’est pas un appareil photo…This is not a camera

As the great Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier used to say : “Nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed.” A few months ago we recommended you not to throw away your old pair of skis (see article), this time it … Continue reading

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Accumulation

We continue our series “portraits of artists” this week with a french photographer:  Michel Levraux. His name might be known to some of you because we have already illustrated some of our articles with his pictures of Paris and Oslo. … Continue reading

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A place for curious people

Painters, sculptors, photographers … in total, forty artists exhibit their art in this cabinet of curiosities nestled in the heart of Paris. More than just an art gallery, this place which is full of charm and energy offers 3 monthly … Continue reading

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La Gaite Lyrique : One of the most exciting places in Paris

Affiche Exposition “2062, Aller-retour vers le futur” - La Gaîté Lyrique As bloggers writing among other about our best addresses in Paris, we feel like it is necessary to talk to you about “La Gaîté Lyrique”: an original venue dedicated to … Continue reading

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The Paris city hall in some details

A few weeks ago we posted on Parisoslo.com some photos of the Oslo City Hall showing some beautiful details. This week, we take you along to the City Hall of Paris (in the 4th district) to discover the treasures of … Continue reading

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When the streets of Paris talk to you

Thanks to Michel for his photo-reportage in the streets of Paris. Merci a Michel pour son photo-reportage dans les rues de Paris. All pictures ©Michel Levraux

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Les Vignoles: a true parisian shop

Whether your are a Parisian or just a tourist visiting Paris, we recommend you to stop by the rather surprising shop “Les Vignoles”. Behind the scene: Yann and Yannick have taken up the challenge to open, in the Marais district, a concept store about the image of … Continue reading

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The most Parisian of the French museums

Jardins du Musée Carnavalet © Musée Carnavalet – C. Iregui In the shadow of famous Parisian museums such as le Louvre, le musée d’Orsay or Pompidou centre, there is a great and charming museum that you need to visit if you want … Continue reading

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Bienvenue…Velkommen

Welcome to parisoslo.com, a blog written with 4 hands to share with you the best of our two worlds : Paris and Oslo. Yet to come, our favorite trend tips as well as some portraits of those who contribute to the … Continue reading

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