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The curtain falls on France's cultural sector for a second time

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There was frustration and incomprehension among many working in cinemas, theatres and concert venues in France, following the announcement of a second national lockdown from the government. As museums also prepare to close their doors, we take a last look at an exhibition at the Quai Branly museum which shifts its perspective to contemporary artists from around the world.

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Meanwhile, the Pompidou Centre had been paying tribute to French artist Henri Matisse with an exhibition marking 150 years since his birth. Entitled "Matisse: Like a novel", the show examines the artist's vocabulary and style, and the museum had hoped it would draw visitors back to the site after a difficult summer.

And street art phenomenon "Invader" is the toast of Marseille, where his mysterious little mosaics feature all over the city, in a safe and pandemic-friendly display of outdoor art.

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