4 December 2013
During the cold French winters, the museums and galleries of Paris come alive with exciting and enriching exhibitions of all genres and styles. Wandering the streets of Paris during January is magical, albeit slightly chilly experience, and soon a warm and cosy Parisian cafe may beckon. There are lots of things to do in Paris in January and February, and as it is a little quieter during this time it may prove the ideal time to visit the city.
Georges Braque is an artist sure to bring a little cultural warmth to even the coolest of days, and, luckily, it is his work that is featuring at the Grand Palais in January 2014. The 20th century painter offers a glimpse into the understated world of early cubism, and those viewing his work are sure to experience a sublime peacefulness as they do. Some 200 pieces of Braque's work will be on display at this headlining exhibition.
The Louvre will also be putting on a very interesting exhibit in January 2014, this time with a name reminiscent of seasons gone: The Springtime of the Renaissance. The works on display come from the influential years of 1400-1460 and promise to bring the artistic heat of Italy to French shores. There will be sculpture from the museums of Italy, including works by Donatello. Fans of the Renaissance may also with the visit The Renaissance and the Dream: Bosch, Véronese, Greco at Musée du Luxembourg.
Visiting Paris in January is a unique experience that is sure to be filled with art and culture. Stay at the luxury Hotel Balzac and be part of it all. The five-star Hotel Balzac is on a quiet, yet beautifully Parisian, street just off the world-famous Champs-Élysées. From here, you are in the perfect position to explore the galleries and museums of Paris, while also taking in some of its most illustrious landmarks like the Arc de Triomphe.
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