Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Bold, Modern Art ... at Montmartre

About 300 artists hold licenses to work on the Place du Tertre in Montmartre. The waiting list to get a license is long. The artists' quarter at the plaza once attracted artists such as Renoir, van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Picasso. Today you can go there and see works such as this ...

"Quais de Seine" - Acrylique sur toile, 2010

7, rue gaston Auguet 75018 PARIS  |  tel: 00 33 (0)6 60 67 45 99

You'll find many styles of artwork if you visit the Montmartre artists' quarter. You can even have your portrait done on the spot!
If art isn't your thing, you can always get fresh macarons! I recommend this place for cookies and macarons:
This is where we had lunch ...
 Here's a look at the menu ...
The food is so-so. So is the atmosphere. But my Nicoise salad was good.