At Chanel, pleating as a heritage

By Caroline Rousseau Posted today at 6:00 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers ReportageThis year, the Chanel Métiers d’Art show took place in the brand new building specially designed for eleven of its Parisian workshops. Among them, that of Maison Lognon, which produced several pieces from this exceptional collection. It’s a little black pleated skirt, light … Read more

Congolese rumba, intangible cultural heritage of humanity

Congolese singer Papa Wemba, nicknamed the “king of rumba”, during a concert at New Morning in Paris in February 2006. PIERRE VERDY / AFP In the paradise of ambianceurs on both banks of the Congo River, the Papa Wemba, Grand Kallé, Wendo, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Franklin Boukaka and other Pamelo Mounka are happy: the Congolese … Read more

the development project “poses a real problem of respect for heritage and the monument”, denounces a historian

“We are doing a kind of experiment without respecting the facilities of Viollet-le-Duc,” denounces on franceinfo the journalist and historian Didier Rykner. Article written by Posted the 12/08/2021 11:49 PM Reading time : 1 min. At Notre-Dame de Paris, “we are doing a kind of experiment without respecting its historical character, without respecting the installations … Read more

Scarlett Johansson: age, husband, kids, pregnant, movie, height and weight, heritage, Instagram

Scarlett Johansson is one of the most famous actresses in the world. Beautiful, charming, elegantly unique, she started playing as a child in roles that led her to success in a very short time, until she became a star of Hollywood. Let’s get to know it better. Read also: Julia Roberts: age, husband, children, brother, … Read more

Salma Hayek uses Mexican heritage to take on Hot Ones… and compares one sauce to ‘a bad lover’

Frida alum Salma Hayek Pinault used her upbringing in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico to take on the wings of death during Thursday’s episode of First We Feast talk show Hot Ones. ‘I love habanero!’ the 55-year-old Oscar nominee exclaimed at one point. ‘You have to remember that in Mexico, you grow up with candy…It’s sweet but it’s … Read more

“The arts of Islam are also a French heritage, our heritage”

Ceramic bird, Iran, circa 1453-1454. Exhibited at the Roger-Quilliot Art Museum in Clermond-Ferrand. RMN-GRAND PALAIS SÈVRES – NATIONAL MANUFACTORY AND MUSEUM / MARTINE BECK-COPPOLA General curator of heritage, director of the Islamic arts department at the Louvre since 2013, Yannick Lintz, 57, is the general curator of the eighteen “Islamic Arts, a past for a … Read more

Mexico denounces the “looting” of its heritage after a sale in Paris

Screenshot of the twitter feed of the Mexican government secretary of culture. CULTURA_MX The mobilization of five Latin American countries was not enough. Wednesday November 10 in Paris, 139 pieces of pre-Columbian and Taino art were put on sale by the Christie’s house. The day before, the joint press release from the embassies of Colombia, … Read more

Roll with Art: Kirk Douglas, the last star of old Hollywood, has passed away

When Kirk Douglas played the role of the motorsport driver Gino Borgesa, in the film The Racers (1955), he entered the Motor World at a faster speed than his character in the Monte Carlo Rally. And although it is a romantic drama, it adds lovers to the Motor to take in the film, the car … Read more

These World Heritage forests now emit more carbon into the atmosphere

(CNN) — Human activity and catastrophes caused by climate change have turned 10 internationally recognized forests on the planet, also known as World Heritage sites, from absorbing carbon to emitting it, the researchers found.The Unesco report notes that these places can absorb approximately 190 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere each year, about … Read more