France

Episode #13 Peter Rose in conversation with Lee Christofis

Peter Rose interviews ABR contributor Lee Christofis, who recently attended a number of exhibitions in Paris showcasing works by Léon Bakst, Cy Twombly, and Arnold Schoenberg among others. His visit coincided with the fortieth birthday of the Pompidou Centre. Lee's 'Letter from P ... More

Robert Aldrich reviews 'Liberty or Death: The French Revolution' by Peter McPhee

Robert Aldrich

The French Revolution never ceases to fascinate. Marie-Antoinette and Robespierre, the storming of the Bastille and the 'Marseillaise', the Terror and its guillotine ...

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Peter Monteath reviews 'Fighters in the Shadows: A new history of the French Resistance' by Robert Gildea

Peter Monteath

Charles de Gaulle remains, for many, the quintessence of Gallic defiance through the dark years of World War II. Not only did he symbolise the famed resistance, he ...

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'Letter from Paris' by Colin Nettelbeck

Colin Nettelbeck

After the horrific massacres in Paris and the ensuing ones in Belgium that were purportedly intended for France, the French were spontaneously drawn together ...

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