Under the Cover of Darkness

When the Night Falls is a photographic series captured in Paris, which shows the River Seine during the last great flood in June of 2016. The very same locations were re-photographed one year later, demonstrating normal water levels for the summer season. The selection here of the “before” and “after” stills illustrate the impact that climate…

French Antique Furniture for Dummies

  If the word commode brings nothing to mind but toilet bowls, and you don’t know Louis le Bien-Aimé from Louis Armstrong, fret not! For what follows, a light hearted lesson on three major periods of French furniture making, will help you muddle through the fog. It’s more than just fancily carved drawer knobs and heavy-handed…