Futuristic Gehry tower opens in World Heritage Arles

Futuristic Gehry tower opens in World Heritage Arles

Rising high beyond an ancient Roman arena in Arles, a tall, twisted tower created by Frank Gehry shimmers in the sun, the latest futuristic addition to this southern French city known for its World Heritage sites.

Napoleon fans outraged by horse memorial

Napoleon fans outraged by horse memorial

Paris museum to be renamed for ex French president

Paris museum to be renamed for ex French president

IN DEPTH: How police reclaimed a stolen Bataclan Banksy in Italy

IN DEPTH: How police reclaimed a stolen Bataclan Banksy in Italy

France bars London gallery from leaving with ‘stolen’ art

France bars London gallery from leaving with ‘stolen’ art

Paris Photo exhibition shifts to new venue

Paris Photo exhibition shifts to new venue

Rare Italian masterpiece found in French kitchen sold for €24 million

Rare Italian masterpiece found in French kitchen sold for €24 million

Rare Italian masterpiece found in French kitchen expected to sell for €6 million

Rare Italian masterpiece found in French kitchen expected to sell for €6 million

Italy can loan Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man to France, Italian court rules

Italy can loan Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man to France, Italian court rules

Italian court rules against lending Da Vinci artwork to France

Italian court rules against lending Da Vinci artwork to France

Old French lady discovers Italian Renaissance masterpiece in her kitchen

Old French lady discovers Italian Renaissance masterpiece in her kitchen

Facebook pays up in censorship battle over French ‘vagina painting’

Facebook pays up in censorship battle over French ‘vagina painting’

Mystery of ‘Salvator Mundi’, the world’s most costly painting

Mystery of ‘Salvator Mundi’, the world’s most costly painting

Scaffolding or modern art? Jury out on new Paris fountains

Scaffolding or modern art? Jury out on new Paris fountains

Gun believed to have killed Van Gogh to go under the hammer in Paris

Gun believed to have killed Van Gogh to go under the hammer in Paris

VIDEO: French artist JR’s incredible optical illusion reveals Louvre pyramid’s ‘secret’

VIDEO: French artist JR’s incredible optical illusion reveals Louvre pyramid’s ‘secret’

Paris tomb of US artist Man Ray desecrated

Paris tomb of US artist Man Ray desecrated

France urged to return looted African art treasures

France urged to return looted African art treasures

Italy nationalists mull refusing Da Vincis to Louvre

Italy nationalists mull refusing Da Vincis to Louvre

Mystery behind art’s most scandalous vagina solved in France

Mystery behind art’s most scandalous vagina solved in France

Paris show blends happiness and melancholia of young Picasso

Paris show blends happiness and melancholia of young Picasso

France’s robot artist first to create AI painting sold at auction

France’s robot artist first to create AI painting sold at auction

France weighs how to return Africa’s plundered art

France weighs how to return Africa’s plundered art

France finally celebrates American Impressionist icon who made her life in Paris

France finally celebrates American Impressionist icon who made her life in Paris

Picasso’s French electrician has conviction for stealing artist’s collection quashed

Picasso’s French electrician has conviction for stealing artist’s collection quashed

‘Mona Lisa’ could be set to make rare tour of France

‘Mona Lisa’ could be set to make rare tour of France

French customs officers find stolen €800k Degas painting on bus near Paris

French customs officers find stolen €800k Degas painting on bus near Paris

France to hand back Nazi looted art to Jewish family at Louvre

France to hand back Nazi looted art to Jewish family at Louvre

Facebook in French court for ‘censoring’ vagina painting

Facebook in French court for ‘censoring’ vagina painting

French village demands New York Met Museum returns ancient relic

French village demands New York Met Museum returns ancient relic

Brazen thief steals Botero statue from France’s most guarded street

Brazen thief steals Botero statue from France’s most guarded street

‘Animal sex’ sculpture too racy for Louvre finds home at Pompidou centre

‘Animal sex’ sculpture too racy for Louvre finds home at Pompidou centre

Audrey Azoulay, France’s ‘passionate’ arts defender to Unesco chief

Audrey Azoulay, France’s ‘passionate’ arts defender to Unesco chief

Serial Paris art gallery ‘flasher’ to face trial after exposing herself at Louvre

Serial Paris art gallery ‘flasher’ to face trial after exposing herself at Louvre

French convinced they have unearthed nude sketch of Mona Lisa

French convinced they have unearthed nude sketch of Mona Lisa

France: Monet’s ‘secret’ art collection on show for first time

France: Monet’s ‘secret’ art collection on show for first time

‘French Banksy’ returns home for politically-charged project

‘French Banksy’ returns home for politically-charged project

Banksy mural in Calais wiped out by house painters

Banksy mural in Calais wiped out by house painters

Iconic artworks to come to Paris for blockbuster show

Iconic artworks to come to Paris for blockbuster show

Police arrest men suspected of stealing Space Invader mosaics from Paris walls

Police arrest men suspected of stealing Space Invader mosaics from Paris walls

Thieves strip ‘Space Invader’ mosaics from Paris walls

Thieves strip ‘Space Invader’ mosaics from Paris walls

New Paris museum boosts city’s claim as global capital of modern art

New Paris museum boosts city’s claim as global capital of modern art

Art dealer ‘forgets’ €1.5 millon picture in Paris taxi

Art dealer ‘forgets’ €1.5 millon picture in Paris taxi

Online auctions 2017: design trends and insights from Barnebys
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Online auctions 2017: design trends and insights from Barnebys

Paris Centre Pompidou museum shut by security guard strike

Paris Centre Pompidou museum shut by security guard strike

‘It’s like tripping’ says French artist entombed in rock

‘It’s like tripping’ says French artist entombed in rock

Modern art: Frenchman to spend a week inside a rock then hatch chicks

Modern art: Frenchman to spend a week inside a rock then hatch chicks

‘Spiderman’ burglar gets eight years in prison for stealing $100m worth of art from Paris museum

‘Spiderman’ burglar gets eight years in prison for stealing $100m worth of art from Paris museum

The ‘Spiderman’ burglar who took $100m worth of art from a Paris museum

The ‘Spiderman’ burglar who took $100m worth of art from a Paris museum

Paris: Ten must-see art exhibitions in 2017

Paris: Ten must-see art exhibitions in 2017

Franco-American art dynasty heir cleared of hiding millions from French taxman

Franco-American art dynasty heir cleared of hiding millions from French taxman

France needs €15 million to buy rare Da Vinci sketch

France needs €15 million to buy rare Da Vinci sketch

Paris show of masterpieces unseen in West proves a smash hit

Paris show of masterpieces unseen in West proves a smash hit

Lost Da Vinci sketch ‘worth €15 million’ found in France

Lost Da Vinci sketch ‘worth €15 million’ found in France

Is the Musée d’Orsay a victim of its own success?

Is the Musée d’Orsay a victim of its own success?

Real or fake? Experts war over ‘lost’ Van Gogh notebook

Real or fake? Experts war over ‘lost’ Van Gogh notebook

Louvre ‘could house treasures from Iraq and Syria’

Louvre ‘could house treasures from Iraq and Syria’

US couple donates huge art collection to Paris

US couple donates huge art collection to Paris

Underwater museum hopes to make a splash in Marseille

Underwater museum hopes to make a splash in Marseille

Henri Rousseau exhibition proves huge hit in Paris

Henri Rousseau exhibition proves huge hit in Paris

Palace of Versailles gets giant waterfall to ‘hold up the sky’

Palace of Versailles gets giant waterfall to ‘hold up the sky’

Paris: Street artist makes the Louvre pyramid disappear

Paris: Street artist makes the Louvre pyramid disappear

IN PICS: Commuter trains in Paris get royal makeover

IN PICS: Commuter trains in Paris get royal makeover

French Instagrammers remake iconic Paris art

French Instagrammers remake iconic Paris art

China is winning war of the worlds in giant Paris art show

China is winning war of the worlds in giant Paris art show

French mechanic finds ‘long-lost Renoir’ online for €700

French mechanic finds ‘long-lost Renoir’ online for €700

Austria returns Nazi stolen art to French heirs

Austria returns Nazi stolen art to French heirs

Paris to get ‘gift’ of another mega art gallery

Paris to get ‘gift’ of another mega art gallery

Lost €120 million Caravaggio ‘found in a leaky French attic’

Lost €120 million Caravaggio ‘found in a leaky French attic’

The best pieces of Parisian art (and where to find them)

The best pieces of Parisian art (and where to find them)

Ten reasons you should visit France in 2016

Ten reasons you should visit France in 2016

‘Stressed’ French priest smashes Jesus statue

‘Stressed’ French priest smashes Jesus statue

Revamped Rodin museum reopens in Paris

Revamped Rodin museum reopens in Paris

China artist comes out… as a Frenchman

China artist comes out… as a Frenchman

France charges art dealer over stolen Picassos

France charges art dealer over stolen Picassos

Versailles: Vandals target ‘Queen’s vagina’ again

Versailles: Vandals target ‘Queen’s vagina’ again

Picasso: US returns stolen artwork to France

Picasso: US returns stolen artwork to France

Kissing art exhibition vandalized in France

Kissing art exhibition vandalized in France

Banking family’s Picasso seized on Corsica boat

Banking family’s Picasso seized on Corsica boat

Artist arrested for naked Eiffel Tower selfies

Artist arrested for naked Eiffel Tower selfies

Artist’s fury as Versailles ‘vagina’ vandalised

Artist’s fury as Versailles ‘vagina’ vandalised

Versailles ‘giant vagina’ causes stir in France

Versailles ‘giant vagina’ causes stir in France

Hardman Stallone shows off artwork in France

Hardman Stallone shows off artwork in France

Monet works set to sell for millions in New York

Monet works set to sell for millions in New York

Treasures stolen from Fontainebleau palace

Treasures stolen from Fontainebleau palace

Stolen Paris Picasso sent to New York as ‘€30 gift’

Stolen Paris Picasso sent to New York as ‘€30 gift’

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Prayer rug artwork pulled due to Muslim concerns

Paris’s Louvre is world’s most visited museum

Paris’s Louvre is world’s most visited museum

Could France sell off its art to pay the debts?

Could France sell off its art to pay the debts?

French adman accuses Koons of stealing idea

French adman accuses Koons of stealing idea

Paris show on women’s periods ‘breaks taboo’

Paris show on women’s periods ‘breaks taboo’

Collector leaves million euro artwork on TGV

Collector leaves million euro artwork on TGV

Pop-artist Koons opens Paris retrospective

Pop-artist Koons opens Paris retrospective

Paris: ‘Human zoo’ art show provokes anger

Paris: ‘Human zoo’ art show provokes anger

Artist to look for needle in haystack in Paris show

Artist to look for needle in haystack in Paris show

IN IMAGES: When art and sex collide in France

IN IMAGES: When art and sex collide in France

‘Glass ship’ Vuitton museum opens in Paris

‘Glass ship’ Vuitton museum opens in Paris

Vandals deflate Paris ‘sex toy’ sculpture

Vandals deflate Paris ‘sex toy’ sculpture

US artist smacked in Paris over giant ‘sex toy’

US artist smacked in Paris over giant ‘sex toy’

Musée d’Orsay shocks with erotic promo video

Musée d’Orsay shocks with erotic promo video

France to loan Louvre Abu Dhabi 300 artworks

France to loan Louvre Abu Dhabi 300 artworks

Parisians set for all-night ‘artistic hike’ across city

Parisians set for all-night ‘artistic hike’ across city

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10 art exhibitions not to miss this autumn in Paris

Claude Monet’s ‘Water Lilies’ sells for $54m

Claude Monet’s ‘Water Lilies’ sells for $54m

Artist plasters Panthéon with 4,000 selfies

Artist plasters Panthéon with 4,000 selfies

Artist exposes genitals in Paris museum stunt

Artist exposes genitals in Paris museum stunt

Dali sculpture snatched from Paris museum

Dali sculpture snatched from Paris museum

Monet heist ‘mastermind’ on trial in France

Monet heist ‘mastermind’ on trial in France

VIDEO: Paris exhibition pays hommage to tattoos

VIDEO: Paris exhibition pays hommage to tattoos

Frenchman to live inside a bear for two weeks

Frenchman to live inside a bear for two weeks

Man admits to French museum Rembrandt theft

Man admits to French museum Rembrandt theft

Norway gallery returns Matisse seized by Nazis

Norway gallery returns Matisse seized by Nazis

Stolen Rembrandt ‘worth millions’ found in France

Stolen Rembrandt ‘worth millions’ found in France

French ire as Apple bans book over nude cover

French ire as Apple bans book over nude cover

Historian ‘reveals’ secret of Mona Lisa’s smile

Historian ‘reveals’ secret of Mona Lisa’s smile

Clooney calls for Mona Lisa’s return to Italy

Clooney calls for Mona Lisa’s return to Italy

Michelangelo was skilled forger: French historian

Michelangelo was skilled forger: French historian

France rejects Italian plea to borrow Mona Lisa

France rejects Italian plea to borrow Mona Lisa

French artist Prouvost scoops UK’s Turner Prize

French artist Prouvost scoops UK’s Turner Prize

GALLERY: Paris museum opens male nude exhibit

GALLERY: Paris museum opens male nude exhibit

Record Renoir auction to go ahead despite protest

Record Renoir auction to go ahead despite protest

Louvre artworks to be moved amid flood fears

Louvre artworks to be moved amid flood fears

Louvre gallery hit by Chinese fake ticket scam

Louvre gallery hit by Chinese fake ticket scam

Artist held after Eiffel Tower coq stunt

Artist held after Eiffel Tower coq stunt

Naked men to display assets at Musée d’Orsay

Naked men to display assets at Musée d’Orsay

French museum ‘leaves holes’ in Venetian palace

French museum ‘leaves holes’ in Venetian palace

Eiffel tower gives view of unique Australian art

Eiffel tower gives view of unique Australian art

French nude Facebook protest nipped in the bud

French nude Facebook protest nipped in the bud

400-year-old Paris Ritz artwork sold for €1.44m

400-year-old Paris Ritz artwork sold for €1.44m

‘Clichéd’ Louvre art exhibition riles Germans

‘Clichéd’ Louvre art exhibition riles Germans

Paris Louvre gallery to reopen after staff strike

Paris Louvre gallery to reopen after staff strike

Pickpocket gangs cause closure of Louvre gallery

Pickpocket gangs cause closure of Louvre gallery

France’s famed Louvre art gallery gets new boss

France’s famed Louvre art gallery gets new boss

Prehistoric French cave paintings go on tour

Prehistoric French cave paintings go on tour

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France to track down owners of WWII stolen art

Famed Paris catacombs draw erotic visitors

Famed Paris catacombs draw erotic visitors

Facebook censors gallery over nude photo

Facebook censors gallery over nude photo

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France to return stolen artwork to Jewish owners

Woman defaces Louvre’s iconic Delacroix painting

Woman defaces Louvre’s iconic Delacroix painting

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France charges art heir with tax evasion

Paris art gallery to open all night for Hopper

Paris art gallery to open all night for Hopper

Musée d’Orsay kicks out family for ‘smelling bad’

Musée d’Orsay kicks out family for ‘smelling bad’

‘400-year-old painting’ found in Paris Ritz

‘400-year-old painting’ found in Paris Ritz

Cantona’s Rolls Royce raises €125,000

Cantona’s Rolls Royce raises €125,000

Paris airport opens art museum for the jet set

Paris airport opens art museum for the jet set

Daughter gets payout over 70s nude ‘art’ pics

Daughter gets payout over 70s nude ‘art’ pics

Pioneering Louvre boss to quit

Pioneering Louvre boss to quit

Louvre satellite opens amid slag heaps

Louvre satellite opens amid slag heaps

Franco-Swiss feud splits Chinese painter’s family

Franco-Swiss feud splits Chinese painter’s family

Koran art exhibit pulled in France after near riot

Koran art exhibit pulled in France after near riot

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French couple charged with fencing Picassos

Italians bid to borrow Mona Lisa

Italians bid to borrow Mona Lisa

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High-profile art dealer charged in investigation

Paris exhibition honours the Smurfs’ creator

Paris exhibition honours the Smurfs’ creator

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French filth auction raises over half a million

Art thieves stung by FBI on trial in France

Art thieves stung by FBI on trial in France

Stolen art found in van outside police station

Stolen art found in van outside police station

Photographer’s hymn to the ‘murdered’ heart of Paris

Photographer’s hymn to the ‘murdered’ heart of Paris

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Christians throw dog poo at theatre director

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Korean snapper buys entire village for €520,000

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Stolen painting worth €13,000 found in bush