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Going out in June
The artworks of the Emil Bührle Collection, one of the most prestigious private collections in the world, is highlighted at the Musée Maillol. Put together in Zurich between 1936 and 1956, it assembles 60 works of French art from the 19th and early 20th centuries, including some by de Manet, Monet, Pissarro, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh… Until July 21st.
The Moon is the new exhibition at the Grand Palais that celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the first human steps on the Moon. More than 190 works of art signed by Marc Chagall, Man Ray, François Morellet, Joan Mirò, Auguste Rodin or Félix Vallotton unveil the long history that links humans to this celestial body. Until July 22nd.
The Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme devotes an exhibition to Helena Rubinstein, « the empress of beauty » according to Jean Cocteau. The Adventure of Beauty invites you to discover her famous collection through 300 exhibits such as books, objects, photographs, etchings, garments, tapestries, paintings, sculptures… Until August 25th.
Out of Paris
Take advantage of the sunny days to explore the world of the painter and gardener Claude Monet in Giverny. What has been his home for over 40 years was also his site of creation and inspiration. You will admire the garden but also the Water Garden planted with oriental vegetation and weeping willows, its Japanese green bridge and its famous waterlilies. You will also discover his studio-sitting room and his exceptional collection of Japanese prints. A nice getaway in the Norman countryside! Contact our Concierge to drive there with our electric BMW i3!
La Gare – In this old Parisian railway station converted into a restaurant in the 90s, and freshly decorated by Laura Gonzalez, the new Chef Gastón Acurio (Manko) takes you round the gastronomic world, inspired by Asian, Peruvian and Mediterranean flavours. He offers sushis, bao burgers, dim-sums or some delicious tapas. 19 Chaussée de la Muette, Paris 16th.
After Girafe, Loulou, Perruche, Monsieur Bleu, and Apicius, Laurent de Gourcuff takes over Coco, situated in a wing of the Opera Garnier. The Chef Julien Chicoisne offers: crab meat and sea urchin tongues, cauliflower mousseline, combava ; cod marine plankton, artichokes, dashi stock and for dessert : Opéra, thin chocolate leafs, coffee cream, chocolate ganache. With its stunning terrace, it is the new place to be in Paris! 1 Place Jacques Rouché Paris 9th.