Virginie Herz on photography, Amobe Mevegue on music, Sean Rose on exhibitions, Jessica Michault on fashion, Lisa Nesselson on cinema and Sylvia Whitman on literature... Every morning, our culture critics give you the lowdown on the latest trends. From Monday to Friday at 9.45 am.
A glittering cast has been assembled for this year’s edition of the world's most famous film festival. Among those expected on the red carpet are Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Ryan Gosling, Robert Redford and Carey Mulligan. Twenty films will compete for the coveted top prize, the Palme d’Or.
We evoke the release of the new single “Queen” by the American soul singer Janelle Monáe featuring Eryka Badu, but also the young emerging singer Latasha Lee back to the roots of deep soul, and Congolese Artist Ndombolhino spreading a new African fever.
"Giotto e compagni", that is "and companions", albeit not a retrospective, is a small but meaningful show dedicated to the work of the most important painter of the end of the 13th century and first three decades of the 14th century. This Florentine painter is the greatest Trecento artist because he was a precursor of Italian Renaissance…More Italian art at the Louvre but from a different period. Michelangelo Pistoletto has been invited by the Louvre and give you an urban date on May, 18th.
This week’s Fotofocus takes us around the world in children’s journeys to school, with a UNESCO-sponsored exhibition on the long walk to universal education. Meanwhile, love in all its guises is the theme for a show at the Belgian Cultural Centre in Paris, and André Morain takes us behind the scenes in 40 years of famous faces.