Number 66

Johannes Vermeer

Exhibitions
Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675) is too often seen as an outlier, despite being part of a tradition and a group of artists painting 17th-century Holland. A new exhibition opens up their world of shared interests and preoccupations, with artists such as Pieter de Hooch, Jan Steen and Gerard ter Borch. The last’s dark Lady at Her Toilet (c.1660)...
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Number 66

Bonhomie

Hot Spots
This month, our favorite new spot is Bonhomie, a restaurant, coffeehouse and cocktail bar opened from 8.30 am until 2 am and created by Timothée Prangé. In the kitchen, Spanish chef Nicolas Pla Gomez proposes inspired Mediterranean dishes, that, the day we went, included a red beet tartare, carrot and rose petal soup and chicken from Culoiseau...
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Number 66

Auguste Rodin

Exhibitions
Auguste Rodin died exactly a century ago, so let’s clear away the complacent adulation and rediscover the groundbreaking, ever-changing artist. At the Grand Palais in Paris, it’s time to concentrate on the Bourgeois de Calais (1895), the monumental, unfinished Gates of Hell, from which emerged The Thinker (1888), and the thousands of fragments...
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Number 66

Les Résistants

Hot Spots
Run by a group of friends, this newly opened restaurant offers only the finest products coming directly from small producers following a meticulous quality charter that includes taste, price and animal welfare.   LES RÉSISTANTS. 16-18 rue du Château-d’Eau, Paris Xe. 0142064374.
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