Tag: paris

Photographer Spotlight: Jean-Vincent Simonet

A vibrant project from Paris/Zurich-based photographer Jean-Vincent Simonet. Driven by a penchant for “entropy” and “excess,” Simonet’s chemical manipulations and surreal photo-collages are not the product of a detached observer, but rather an artist wholly immersed in the landscapes and interior worlds of his subjects. With “In Bloom” Simonet transforms countless nights of drug-fuelled parties […]

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J’Adore! Zendaya Will Debut Her 1st Collab With Tommy Hilfiger During Paris Fashion Week

Zendaya poses at the Beautycon Festival NYC 2018 on April 22, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images for Beautycon) She’s already an It girl here in America, and now ingenue and fashion muse Zendaya will attempt to conquer France. According to industry site Fashionista, the actress and […]

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Pictures: Yellow Vests Return to Paris to Protest Macron’s Globalist Government

Several hundred anti-Macron Yellow Vest protesters returned to Paris and other French cities Saturday to continue their now two-month-long demonstration against the French government. Launched in November over French President Macron’s attempt to pursue green policies by making car ownership unaffordable through punitive fuel taxes, the Yellow Vest movement has since transformed into a broader […]

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Pictures: France Yellow Vests March on ‘Collaborator’ Mainstream Media Headquarters

Anti-government protesters turned out in Paris and other French cities for the seventh Saturday running, as activists called for direct democracy — to take power out of the hands of political elite — and protested against the mainstream media. As in previous weeks, many protestors carried placards with the abbreviation ‘R.I.C.’ — “Citizens’ Initiative Referendum”, a […]

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Paris: Arrests and Tear Gas as ‘Yellow Vests’ Protest Macron’s France

PARIS (AP) – Scuffles broke out between protesters and police in central Paris on Saturday on the sidelines of a largely peaceful demonstration, during the fifth straight weekend of protests by the “yellow vest” movement. Riot police fired small amounts of tear gas to disperse groups of protesters who headed down the side streets off […]

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France Braces For Fifth Weekend of Anti-Macron Protests

PARIS (AP) – Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris’ police chief says armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital on Saturday. Michel Delpuech told RTL radio on Friday security services intend to deploy the same numbers and strength as last weekend, with about 8,000 officers […]

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DELINGPOLE: No to Marrakesh! – The UN’s Sinister Blueprint for Globalist Migration Hell

“Marrakech C’est Non!” says one of the banners wielded by the Gilets Jaunes at the protests in Paris this weekend: “No to Marrakesh!” This refers, of course, to the United Nations conference in Marrakesh, Morocco later this week; the one where the world’s nations are being asked to sign away their sovereignty, their freedoms and […]

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France Accuses Trump of Interfering in its Politics as ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Rage

Paris (AFP) – The French government on Sunday urged Donald Trump not to interfere in French politics after the US president posted tweets about the protests rocking the country and attacked the Paris climate agreement. “We do not take domestic American politics into account and we want that to be reciprocated,” Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le […]

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Paris Picks Up the Pieces After Protests

PARIS (AP) – Paris monuments are reopening, cleanup workers are out on the streets and shop owners are trying to put the city on its feet again, after new protests and rioting injured 71 people in the French capital and caused widespread damage. President Emmanuel Macron broke his silence to tweet appreciation for the police, […]

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In Pictures: Yellow Vest ‘Act IV’ Protest Violence Spreads Across Macron’s France

For the fourth straight week, the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) movement has protested across France, with violence and vandalism erupting once again in Paris and spreading to cities across the country. French police mobilised their entire force Saturday to quell the expected violence, deploying armoured vehicles on the streets of the French capital. A Gendarmerie […]

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Trump Weighs in on France Chaos: ‘End Paris Agreement, Return Money Back to the People’

U.S. President Donald Trump has weighed in on the growing chaos in Emmanuel Macron’s France, calling it “very sad” and suggesting it is time the scrap the Paris climate agreement and “return money back to the people in the form of lower taxes”. Macron, who has became a hero to left-liberals and something of a globalist […]

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Mounted Police and APCs Deployed as ‘Act IV’ of Yellow Vest Protests Unfolds

A total of 615 Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) have been arrested in Paris so far, with 508 of them remaining in custody as French police attempt to lock down the streets of Paris and make preventative arrests to quell potential violence. This story is receiving regular updates as events unfold UPDATE: 10:38 am EST The number […]

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Macron’s France: Hundreds Detained as ‘Yellow Jackets’ March on Presidential Palace

PARIS (AP) – Crowds of yellow-vested protesters angry at President Emmanuel Macron and France’s high taxes tried to march on the presidential palace Saturday, surrounded by exceptional numbers of police bracing for outbreaks of violence after the worst rioting in Paris in decades. Rows of helmeted, thickly protected riot police blocked the demonstrators’ passage down […]

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‘Great Violence’ in Paris Anticipated as Police Staff Join Macron Protests

The French government expects the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vest) protests in Paris this weekend could be more violent than ever, despite President Emmanuel Macron buckling on fuel tax hikes. The Élysée Palace, seat of President Emmanuel Macron, announced to French media they are expecting “great violence” on Saturday as Yellow Vest protestors have announced “Act IV” of their […]

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Macron’s France: 80-Year-Old Woman Dies After Being Hit in Face with Tear Gas Grenade Pellets

An 80-year-old woman has died after she was hit in the face with tear gas grenade pellets during Yellow Vest protests in Marseille, France. The woman, of Algerian heritage, was home in her fourth-floor flat in a building near La Canebière, Marseille, Southern France, when she was hit Saturday, reports Le Parisien. It is believed the […]

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Anti-Macron Protests Spread, Ambulance Workers Join Rebellion

More than one hundred ambulance drivers protested in Paris Monday morning, as France’s President Emmanuel Macron faces mounting pressure from populous movements inspired by the Yellow Jackets. Paramedics blocked the Place de la Concorde near the National Assembly in downtown Paris at 5:30 am local time, blaring their sirens and holding banners condemning government-mandated industry reforms, reports France […]

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Macron Considers State of Emergency After France Experiences Worst Civil Unrest Since 1968

French President Emmanuel Macron is considering imposing a state of emergency in France after violent protests in Paris saw the Arc de Triomphe vandalised and hundreds of arrests. President Macron was met with jeers and calls for his resignation by bystanders as he toured the damage along the Champs-Élysée on Sunday morning after his return from […]

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Paris in Flames: Violence, ‘Insurrection’ in Third Week of Yellow Jacket Protests

In the third straight week of protests by the Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Jackets) movement, hundreds of protestors were arrested as violence and arson took place across the country with smoke blanketing the Paris skyline in what has been called an “insurrection”. While protests took place across France, much of the violence and arson took place […]

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Macron on the Brink: Water Cannon, Tear Gas, and Stun Grenades as ‘Yellow Jackets’ Storm Security Cordons

Riot police have deployed water cannon, tear gas, and stun grenades against protesters on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, France, as the “Yellow Jackets” stage their third major rally against President Emmanuel Macron’s “green” tax hikes on fuel. This story is receiving regular updates below the opening passages. The clashes on the famous avenue leading to Napoleon […]

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Thousands of Police Deployed as France Braces for Fresh Wave of ‘Yellow Jackets’ Protests

PARIS (AP) – French authorities have deployed thousands of police on Paris’ Champs-Elysees avenue to try to contain protests by people angry over rising taxes and President Emmanuel Macron’s government. The so-called yellow jackets have called for new demonstrations and road blockades Saturday across France, including the capital, where a demonstration last weekend turned violent. […]

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“Body Cage” by Artist Audun Grimstad

A mysterious series of paintings by Norwegian artist Audun Grimstad. Based in New York and Paris, “Body Cage” plays with elements of fashion design — ornate garments, lush spaces, bold colours — to create abstract arrangements that explore issues of beauty and the facades around which we construct our identities. See more images below. Each […]

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Showing: JR Public Transport Installations (Paris)

While in Paris, you may want to pay more attention while riding the public transport as JR (interviewed) has installed his work in 11 metro and RER stations. On view through February 10, the project from the anonymous artist will be updated intermittently with his iconic black& white photography, coinciding with his current show at Maison Européenne […]

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