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Peter Olson
Attended Handelshögskolan Göteborg
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I was surprised to find all these installations in front of the entrance to « my » park. Well, I learnt that they will disappear in “a couple” of months. It's part of the work on the extension of metro line no. 14. In this part of the city we have at present line no.
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Many may know art dealers active during the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries like Durand-Ruel, Vollard, Rosenberg, Wildenstein, Kahnweiler… Less known is probably Berthe Weill, however… she was the first to sell works by Picasso, Matisse… the only one who organised a solo ...
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“Le Chat Noir” (The Black Cat) was a famous place between 1881 and 1897, probably the first modern type of cabaret. It was created by Rodolphe Salis (1851-97). His first idea was to mix art and alcoholic beverage (absinthe…). He opened thus a small and modest tavern at 84 Boulevard Rochechouart.
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My previous blog, PHO, was in operation for a year as from March 2007. It contains similar posts as this one, basically talking about different well known or more secrete sites in Paris. You can reach it by clicking HERE.
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This is not the first time I talk about this “wall” (see here previous post), which since 2007 is redecorated about every two weeks by a street artist. It's administered by an association (yes, I'm a member), named M.U.R. (Modulable Urbain Réactif), with partners like the City of Paris, ...
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If you wish to drive in Paris, remember that only one rule is applied when it comes to priority – priority from the right. There are of course some red lights here and there, but not on e.g. Place Charles de Gaulle (l'Etoile). No “normal” round-about priority here, only priority from the right.
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Rue du Cherche-Midi could mean the street looking for the south, but it seems that it rather refers to a sundial (looking for “midi” = noon?). This one? Until 1832, the street had three names, but finally then got the present one for its total length. It's thus a rather long street, ...
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There were some 54.000 participants, some 40.000 arrived “in time”. Patrick made it and about 3h.40 on an about 10.000th place. Of course the winner, the Kenyan Korir, did it in about 2h.05. A real challenge for next year! I wasn't present at the departure on the Champs Elysées.
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”Ordem e Progresso” are words that you can find on the Brazilian flag. Do you know the origin of these words? They are inspired by the motto “L'amour pour principe et l'ordre pour base; le progrès pour but. » (Love as a principle and order as the basis; progress as the goal.) ...
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and, especially, you will find a museum / art gallery under the name of “Musée Mendjisky – Ecoles de Paris”. Maybe first some words about the building: It dates from 1932 and has as architect Robert Mallet-Stevens, together with e.g. Le Corbusier a leading representative of the between-the-wars ...
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Since some 30 years, you can find the “white men” by Jérôme Mesnager all over Paris – and also elsewhere and abroad. As with street art in general, many of the "men" appear only for a short while, others remain, like e.g. on the large mural painting (from 1995) at Menilmontant.
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I'm a member of an association with the aim to give support to Swedish artists living in France (see here). We organise exhibitions, we purchase some works which then can be “won” by the members… and a lot more. Last week there was the vernissage of an exhibition of a well-established artist, ...
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Retired Swede, living in Paris since 1974.
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    MBA, 1967
  • Hivitfeldtska Göteborg
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If you visit Notre Dame (see previous posts), I have already recommended that you take a look from the back side, which I feel offers a much