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It’s been a whirlwind of a weather month in Paris from snow to rain to cold to freezing. I took photos through it all, so enjoy. If you still haven’t followed me on Instagram yet, here are my tags. 
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Posted 3 days ago at I Prefer Paris
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I was invited to the press opening last Friday of the new Anselm Keifer exhibition, Fur Andrea Emmo, at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in Pantin. Thaddaeus Ropac opened his second gallery in the gritty suburb of Pantin outside of Paris, a... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at I Prefer Paris
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After being inspired by my Montmartre Cemetery photo series from last month, I decided to seek out other cemeteries and see what I find. I visited Passy Cemetery in the 16th arrondissement, right off the Place Trocadero on a pleasant,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at I Prefer Paris
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I’ve been riding the rails of the Paris metro constantly in the past few months and have gathered a great new series of my Abstract Metro Photos. I’ve moved away from photographing the seats, as I feel I have exhausted... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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Today I have good news and bad news. Bad News: I’ll start with the bad news first because it led to the good news. Last Saturday, after another snowfall on Friday, I went to Versailles to take photos in the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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I am so overwhelmed by the lovely comments and emails you sent about the snow photos the past few days, that I decided to treat you to a bonus series today. These are mostly from the Palais Royal area plus... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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The snow fell much heavier on Tuesday than it did on Monday, creating chaos all through Paris and the region. About 3-4 inches was recorded falling and although it’s probably not a big ordeal in most parts of the U.S.,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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Some of my personal favorite photos have been the snow shots in the Tuileries in 2010. I always wanted to shoot more but it hasn’t snowed at that level since then. Yesterday afternoon at about 1 PM, I was at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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I am happy to announce my first book selection of 2018. Left Bank- Art, Passion, and the Rebirth of Paris, 1940-50 by Agnes Poirier. In Left Bank, rather than writing an academic analysis or a work of fiction, Poirier takes... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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I am happy to say I was a guest on The Earful Tower podcast with Oliver Gee this week. Please click here and have a listen. I am on towards the end of the podcast with a story about Parisian... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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On the spur of the moment last Wednesday, I treated myself to lunch at Le Grand Colbert. I read they had a 19€ formule and decided while I was at the Palais Royal to go check it out. Le Grand... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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I am happy to have John Baxter as my Parisian of the Month. Where were you born and where did you grow up? I was born in Sydney, Australia, but mostly grew up in a country town called Junee. Think... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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Last November 17th, the world mourned the unexpected loss of fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who died of a heart attack at age 83. Starting as a humble dressmaker in Tunisia where he was born, Alaia moved to Paris in 1957,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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I’m back to my original format featuring just one door this month, as this door deserves special attention. The building is an excellent example of the Art Nouveau apartment buildings with lavish details constructed in the late 1800s to early... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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I mentioned the Cesar exhibition earlier this month in my January 2018 Eye Need to Do’s. Attending the exhibit last month, I became enthralled with the world of Cesar. Born César Baldaccini in Marseilles, he was of Italian descent. In... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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Stephane Verdino was a successful handbag and accessory designer for many years but sold his namesake brand in 2016. Switching gears, but still remaining in the fashion business, he recently opened a new high-end consignment/Depot-vente boutique in the northern Marais... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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After months of scaffolding on Place Madeleine, with signs stating a new Café Pouchkine was opening, I patiently waited with baited breath. Café Pouchkine originally opened in Moscow 1999 and its first outlet in Paris debuted seven years ago inside... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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Last Thursday was the opening of Vincent’s new exhibition Audition/6:40AM. The title refers to a young actor Vincent met in New York last year, starting with an online conversation, which led to meeting in person. When meeting the actor for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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About six years ago I accompanied a friend on an expedition to Montmartre Cemetery. I remember discovering a new world of stained glass windows inside decrepit cemetery chapels, ceramic and metal wreaths adorned with pastel colored flowers and leaves, tombstones... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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César César Baldaccini, better known simply as César, was a sculptor from the New Realism movement in France the 1960s. His bold, outlandish sculptures constructed from compressed objects including scrap metal and car parts, took the Paris art scene by... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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I’m taking a blogging break this week, so enjoy the Best of Eye Prefer Paris this week with a series of snow photos I took several years ago. Yesterday I showed you a slice of summer in Paris and today... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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I’m taking a blogging break this week, so enjoy the Best of Eye Prefer Paris this week with a series of snow photos I took several years ago. Snow covered the city in a blanket of white on Sunday. Although... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at I Prefer Paris
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Happy 2018 and hope you had a great New Years. I’m taking a blogging break this week, so enjoy the Best of Eye Prefer Paris this week with a series of snow photos I took several years ago. Snow is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at I Prefer Paris
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Most of you know that Vincent creates a special art gift every Christmas. It’s always such a mystery since I never know what it’s going to be and Vincent never even utters a hint of what it is. This year... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2017 at I Prefer Paris