The Concierges' Gazette

Going out in January

Exhibitions

Miró at the Grand Palais: de la couleur et du rythme! Bringing together nearly 150 works, some unseen in France, and covering 70 years of creation, this retrospective traces the technical and stylistic evolution of the artist. Miró creates from his dreams and opens the door to his poetic universe. Until February 4th.

At the Musée du Jeu de Paume, a real picture of the economic, social and political issues of the USA between 1933 and 1957 is formed through the vibrant works of Dorothea Lange, some famous and some unknown. “Politiques du visible” is the name of the exhibition paying tribute to the photographer who shaped our vision of America in the inter-war period. Until January 27th.

Monet, Degas, Caillebotte, Renoir, Rodin, Van Gogh, Vlaminck and many others are celebrated at the Musée Marmottan-Monet through an exhibition assembling exclusively works privately detained, thus never or rarely seen. Paintings, sculptures and drawings will lead you in a journey through the arts from Impressionism to Fauvism. Until February 10th.

Shows

Jean-Paul Gaultier has taken over the cabaret Folies Bergère for his “Fashion Freak Showuntil April 21st. With his uniquely eccentric mind the designer has chosen to tell the story of his life from his provocative débuts to his greatest fashion shows, through the crazy parties at the Palace and his discovery of the London nights. Fifty years of pop culture, fantastic artists and fabulous costumes meet in this truly crazy show.

Restaurants

Lasserre: the gastronomic institution on the Champs Elysées with its famous roof opening under the sky of Paris welcomes its new Chef, Nicolas Le Tirrand, who worked at Pavillon Ledoyen, Plaza Athénée, 39V, and offers: crab in a fine Daïkon turnip jelly, lovage foam and warm pincer; turbot flesh in its juice, sauce of asparagus lettuce with Osetra caviar and as a dessert crêpes Suzette, flambéed at the table. 6-course tasting menu at 190 Euro. 150 to 250 Euro à la carte. Dinner Tue-Sat from 7:00pm, lunch Thu and Fri from noon.  17 avenue Franklin Roosevelt, Paris 8th.

In the famous Marigny Theater, the Marigny is the new restaurant of the Costes brothers, true to the tradition of artist and comedian meeting places. It offers a revisited brasserie menu with: eggs mimosa; frog legs in a persillade; rib steak and fries; and apple pie as a dessert. Count 60 to 100 Euro. 10 bis avenue des Champs Elysées, Paris 8th.

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