Sunday, March 30, 2014

Weekly Roundup

A weekly roundup highlighting some interesting Marie Antoinette (/Versailles/18th Century/Related) news and posts from around the web!

  • A post from Art Media Agency about a new "living canvas" exhibition by Ygal Ozeri, titled Revolution at Giverny: A Return to Women in Nature. The exhition "brings together two strong symbols of France’s history: Monet and Marie-Antoinette." The exhibition will be performed at the Grand Palais in Paris from May 24 - June 26th, 2014.
  • A new article from the New York Times about recent productions from the Opera Lafayette, an opera company who has been performing lesser known 18th century French operatic works; they recently performed in the OpĂ©ra Royal at Versailles. 
  • The Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago has announced that a production David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette will be part of their 2014-2015 season.

Tidbits and Treasures
  • The Chateau de Versailles official Facebook posted a photo gallery with pictures of the restoration of the Latona Fountain marble
  • A engraving of the duchesse d'Angouleme represented as a figure of Charity on posted Treasure For Your Pleasure.
  • Lilith et Adalia has premiered a series of one-of-a-kind chidren's dresses inspired by Marie Antoinette and 18th century fashion.

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