French Art

French Art

Perhaps when one thinks about French culture, things like couture clothing, the Eiffel tower and the Mona Lisa come to mind. Whilst it wouldn’t be a false representation of France - the vast diversity of culture France possesses is dispersed throughout the country. Having been shaped by profound historical events throughout history, France, and Paris in particular, has shaped culinary, fashion, and art all across the globe for centuries. After all, it is the largest country in Western Europe and is celebrated around the world for its unique culture, prominent throughout all aspects of life. Wherever you may be in the world, French culture is truly distinct, whether it be French fashion, French food, French art and obviously the language.

French art is one of the countries most famed attributes, as the country produced some the most renowned artists the world had ever seen. Artists like Claude Monet, Pierre-August Renoir, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cèzanne, Eugène Delacroix, Henri Matisse and many more. Yet not only are the French famous for their art such as paintings and sculptures, but also for the buildings that are scattered around France, built in a time when architecture itself was an art, featuring the most incomprehensible details!

All around the country, especially in Paris, there are beautiful museums that can be accessed at a small fee, such as the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay, where the country holds most of its wonderful pieces from throughout history.

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