French Mob Riots in the Streets

French Mob Riots in the Streets

On Monday, December 10, 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron addressed his nation. The speech was made after the fourth consecutive weekend of violent riots by Yellow Vest protestors. After the massive and unruly political demonstrations, the French president met with unions, business leaders, and lawmakers. The pandemonium initiated in improvised provinces and migrated toward the […]

Romance and Subtleties of Black in French Art at Getty [Review]

Romance and Subtleties of Black in French Art at Getty [Review]

“Black is the most essential of colors,” according to French artist Odilon Redon, who believed one could discover all the colors with subtleties worked into the black. The dark images, subtleties, and innovations Redon and his peers created are apparent in the exhibition, Noir: The Romance of Black in 19th Century French Drawings and Prints, opening Feb. […]

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