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.
Today we’re going to the palace of the Sun King Louis XIV at Versailles, . Takashi Murakami is Versailles’ guest this autumn. At the beginning of every season, the famous château stages a contemporary art exhibition. Two years ago, it was American art celebrity Jeff Koons, last year it was French visual artist Xavier.
Our book editor Augustin Trapenard talks about an American literary master, Don DeLillo, whose latest novel 'Omega Point' has just been translated into French. Then, we take a look at two of France's youngest and most promising writers.
Our art critic, Sean Rose is taking us to the preview of BHV’s new venue, L’Observatoire du BHV on the top floor, which will be dedicated to art exhibitions. The one that opens next Thursday is a sort of homage to Marcel Duchamp, the father of conceptual art. Then, we meet American singer Katy Perry who is promoting her new album ‘Teenage Dream’ in Paris.
Sylvain Bourmeau, our books and ideas commentator has read the number one bestseller in UK at the moment: the Tony Blair’s memoirs. In this edition of culture he discusses the success the book has had since its release.