Paris

Here are some pictures from a very short 2 day visit to Paris.   We stayed on the outskirts of town and really enjoyed walking down the market street, Levis which was near our hotel.  We also went to what is supposed to be the world's largest flea market.  We had a lot of fun and picked up a few paintings along the way. 

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Russian performance artist sets fire to Paris bank - Washington Post

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Russian performance artist sets fire to Paris bank
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PARIS — A controversial Russian performance artist has been detained after setting fire to the facade of a Paris branch of France's central bank. The building suffered minor damage and had its doors closed Monday. Earlier this year, Pyotr Pavlensky ...
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Paris Is Becoming One Big Monument to Two of Europe's Richest Men - Bloomberg

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Paris Is Becoming One Big Monument to Two of Europe's Richest Men
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French tycoons Bernard Arnault, 68, and Francois Pinault, 81, are jockeying for prestige with a flurry of construction projects across Paris that will reshape the city as a capital of luxury shopping and contemporary art. The building spree comes ...

Pitchfork Radio Paris: The National, Rostam, Jane Birkin, and More - Pitchfork

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Pitchfork has teamed with Sonos for another edition of Pitchfork Radio. And this time, we're heading to Paris. The next Pitchfork Radio broadcast takes place at Sonos Home Paris on October 31 and November 1. It's set to include exclusive mixes, live ...

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When President Donald Trump announced, from the White House Rose Garden, his administration's intent to pull out of the Paris Agreement, many people were outraged. As the lead negotiator of the historic accord, I could understand people's frustration.
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A love letter fell out of an old Paris guidebook — and set a filmmaker on an obsessive quest - Washington Post

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A love letter fell out of an old Paris guidebook — and set a filmmaker on an obsessive quest
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In November 2015, Doug Block was packing for a 30th-anniversary trip to Paris with his wife, Marjorie Silver. The New York filmmaker pulled a used tourist guide from his bookshelf and threw it in his luggage. On the last day of their trip, he grabbed ...

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<p>Le Bassin est situé au bas de l'esplanade de la Défense, à cheval sur les communes de Courbevoie et de Puteaux, au-dessus de la Seine et sur le trajet de l'axe historique.<br />
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L'œuvre est constituée d'un bassin rectangulaire d'une cinquantaine de mètres de côté sur lequel sont placées 49 tiges métalliques, d'une hauteur variant entre 3,5 et 9 m. Leurs extrémités sont munies de formes géométriques colorées et de feux clignotants, eux-mêmes de couleurs diverses.<br />
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The Bassin is located at the bottom of the esplanade of La Défense, straddling the communes of Courbevoie and Puteaux, above the Seine and along the route of the historic axis.<br />
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The work consists of a rectangular basin of about fifty meters on which are placed 49 metal rods, with a height varying between 3.5 and 9 m. Their ends are provided with colored geometric shapes and flashing lights, themselves of various colors.</p>
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