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Art Treasures in Paris: No Lines, Great Shows

On assignment for I discovered (or rediscovered to be precise) the wonderful Yves Saint Laurent Foundation in Paris. Anyone who knows me also knows I'm not exactly a fashion plate… not important in this story. It's the art that counts.

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"Fine arts and fashion meet in the name and above all in the spirit of one of Paris’s newest, most ambitious and most insiderish private art foundations: the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent.

Pierre Bergé might not be a household name outside France. Yves Saint Laurent certainly is: the celebrated couturier died in 2008. But his long-time partner and associate Pierre Bergé keeps YSL’s heritage alive by preserving haute-couture clothing and putting on world-class temporary exhibitions that evoke the lifestyle, history, and heritage of creative Paris.

The setting: a handsome, Belle Époque townhouse at 3 Rue Léonce Reynaud in the chicest part of the 16th arrondissement, minutes from Paris’s monumental Art Déco-period Palais de Tokyo, and the exquisite fashion museum in the lavish Palais Galliera."

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