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André Harvey, Who Sculpted The Natural World, Has Died At 76

4 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

After working in other careers and getting inspired by sculptures he saw through a window in Paris, "Mr. Harvey became a masterly sculptor of intricately detailed, realistic bronze figures whose works were exhibited by Tiffany & Company in its Fifth Avenue flagship store, have been collected by museums, and were purchased by Henry Fonda, Jamie […]

Le Louvre, Paris by Rex Harris Jean-Simeon Chardin (1699-1779)...

last monthArts / Art History : Old Paint

Le Louvre, Paris by Rex Harris Jean-Simeon Chardin (1699-1779) - The young draughtsman, 1737 Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin was an 18th-century French painter. He is considered a master of still life, and is also noted for his genre paintings which depict kitchen maids, children, and domestic activities. Show More Summary

France hands back Nazi looted art by Flemish master Joachim Patinir to Jewish family

last monthArts : Artdaily

France returned three paintings by the Flemish master Joachim Patinir Monday to the descendants of a Jewish family who were forced to sell them as they fled the Nazis. The Bromberg family fled to Paris from Germany in late 1938 and were...Show More Summary

The master Ronaldo against the pretender Neymar

last monthSports / Football : EPL Talk

Madrid (AFP) – With Cristiano Ronaldo on one side and Neymar on the other, Wednesday’s heavyweight Champions League showdown between Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain sees two of the game’s biggest global superstars collide. Ronaldo, the current world player of the year, has rediscovered something like his best form just at the right time for Real. Show More Summary

KYLE SMITH: The Final Year Reveals the Obama Administration’s Naïvety and Arrogance. The Obama…

KYLE SMITH: The Final Year Reveals the Obama Administration’s Naïvety and Arrogance. The Obama foreign-policy masters see their three accomplishments as the Paris Climate Accord, the opening to Cuba, and the Iran deal. Given that the former wasn’t presented to Congress for approval, was nonbinding, and was later dumped by President Trump, while the other […]

Sotheby's Paris to offer drawings from the Christian and Adrien Collection

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

This Spring, Sotheby?s will present a remarkable selection of Old Master drawings from the esteemed collection of Christian and Isabelle Adrien. The result of a lifetime of passion for painting and drawing, the cherished pieces in the collection together offer one of the most fascinating insights into the act of drawing seen in recent years. Show More Summary

France dubs '120 Days of Sodom' a national treasure to stop sale

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

The French government stepped in Monday to declare the manuscript of the Marquis de Sade's "120 Days of Sodom" a national treasure as it was about to be sold at auction in Paris. Officials ordered that the 18th-century erotic masterpiece...Show More Summary

Master chef sculpts impossibly realistic pastries that look just like fresh fruit

Cédric Grolet is a world-renowned pastry chef who's changing up the dessert game in Paris with his incredible food sculptures.  Read more... More about Instagram, Mashable Video, Paris, Dessert, and Sculpture

Roger Federer has no regrets about skipping Paris Masters

Federer insists he has no regrets despite missing out on finishing the year as world No 1. His decision to skip the Paris Masters last month ended any hopes he may have had of catching Rafael Nadal.

US Couple Forced to Give Up Their $1.75M Pissarro

A US couple loaned a valuable Camille Pissarro painting to a Paris museum earlier this year—and now they've lost it for good. "La Cueillette des Pois," or "Picking Peas," by the impressionist master was displayed in an exhibition at Marmottan and was recognized there by one of the descendants...

Guard stops Rafael Nadal, has no idea who he is

A funny little moment from the Paris Masters this week.        

UPDATE 2-Tennis-Sock snatches last ATP Finals spot with Paris title

4 months agoSports / Tennis : Reuters: Tennis

PARIS, Nov 5 (Reuters) - American Jack Sock snatched the last spot in the eight-man field for the season-ending ATP Finals when he beat Serbian qualifier Filip Krajinovic 5-7 6-4 6-1 to win the Paris Masters title on Sunday.

Tennis-Paris Masters men's singles final result

4 months agoSports / Tennis : Reuters: Tennis

Nov 5 (Gracenote) - Result from the Paris Masters Men's Singles Final on Sunday 16-Jack Sock (U.S.) beat Filip Krajinovic (Serbia) 5-7 6-4 6-1

London finals up next for Jack Sock after Paris Masters win

Sock rallies to beat Filip Krajinovic and qualify for the season-ending ATP Finals.        

Tennis Channel Court Report: Sock, Goerges win weekend tournaments

Jack Sock fought back from a loss in the first set to beat Filip Krajinovic for the Paris Masters championship, and Julia Goerges defeated CoCo Vandeweghe in the WTA Elite Trophy final.        

American Jack Sock wins Paris Masters to qualify for ATP Finals

After being one game away from going home early in the tournament, Jack Sock won the Paris Masters on Sunday to qualify for the season-ending ATP Finals in London. Sock beat Filip Krajinovic 5-7, 6-4, 6-1. It is easily the biggest trophy so far in the 25-year-old American's career. Before coming...

Watch tennis pro Pablo Cuevas' impressive 'tweener' shot

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

In Thursday's Paris Masters match against Rafael Nadal, Argentine-born Uruguayan tennis pro Pablo Cuevas impressed the crowds by volleying a between-the-legs shot, aka a "tweener." Wow, jaw officially dropped. (Digg)

UPDATE 2-Tennis-Sock on the brink of Tour finals with win in Paris

4 months agoSports / Tennis : Reuters: Tennis

PARIS, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Jack Sock ended local favourite Julien Benneteau's run at the Paris Masters with a 7-5 6-2 victory to reach the final and move to the brink of an ATP Finals spot on Saturday.

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