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.
Roman gods and goddesses? What is it all about? Our art correspondent Sean Rose is taking you to the Louvre to tell you what he thinks about a show called "Ideal Antiquity"... that is antiquity revisited. Greek and Roman art as it was idealized by artists in the 18th century.
Today in music Amobe Mevegue tells us about the show "James and Otis, Kings of Soul", at the Olympia, which brings together several artists on stage for a tribute to the standards of Motown and Stax labels. Next he talks about two exceptional musicians, Maceo Parker and Erik Truffaz and their new tour and album. Also we look at Yael Naim in the New Year.
The 68th Golden Globes ceremony wrapped up hours ago and our film
critic, Lisa Nesselson, is here to talk about some of the winners:"The Social Network", "Black Swan", "The Kids Are All Right", and "Carlos".
This week our fashion reporter Jessica Michault is here today not to talk about the latest catwalk show or fashion exhibition but about the glossy magazines that cover the industry, "The Magazine", "Lipstick", and "Sasha". Also, this month all over New York and in fact in 50 cities worldwide over 3,500 brave souls will step onto their local subway without any pants.
Today we are talking postcolonial literature with two novels that have just been released in France, "The Long Song" by Andrea Levy and "The Slap" by Christos Tsiolkas. Next imagination animation, we look at Disney's long standing illustrator Glen Keane and how he gets his inspiration.