Richard Cavendish remembers how the daredevil Jean-François Gravelet stunned the world on 30 June 1859
This "tourist envy" battle began in the late 1920s with this famous Art Deco Jesus
Se analiza, de una manera cronológica y temática, “el proceso de transferencia, culturización, mestizaje y recepción del arte francés en nuestro país”.
“Perrault’s stories set the standard for the modern fairytale,”
El estilo derivado de la École des Beaux Arts, fundada a comienzos del siglo XIX, difundió en el mundo el espíritu de la arquitectura francesa
although the narrative seems to stress 'globalisation' ('mondialisation'), it all adds up to a paean of praise to France's influence on the world, and how many modern movements France started.
François Eugène Vidocq, the world’s first real life private detective
when Cousteau died, aged 87, in 1997, he was widely hailed as one of the fathers of environmentalism for his work as an oceanographer
French ingenuities have penetrated our lives in more ways than we shall ever know.
Una muestra importante de la arquitectura francesa de la belle époque identificada con las líneas arquitectónicas de la École des Beaux Arts de París.
English genomes are 45 per cent French in origin
From Voltaire and Rousseau to Sartre and De Beauvoir, France has long produced world-leading thinkers. It even invented the word ‘intellectual’. But progressives around the globe no longer look to Paris for their ideas. What went wrong?
By 1700 about a quarter of the Berlin population was French and there is evidence that the share increased over the rest of the century.
Is France still Morocco’s model ?
Not only is modern French an official language of the UN, but French and its ancestors have given us the vocabulary of diplomacy.