Toulouse-Lautrec

Marketing modern art at 31 Rue Bonaparte

Nowadays, we’re used to billboards and posters advertising the latest exhibitions on the sides of buses and busy street corners. Art is big business so it’s only natural it’s got a publicity budget to match. In fact, art posters can even become valuable collectables, fetching huge sums at auction houses around the world. All of […]

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Opening of the Moulin Rouge

At the foot of the Montmartre hill in Paris, the most famous cabaret in the world, the Moulin Rouge, opened its doors on 6 October 1889. The birthplace of the can-can dance, home to extravagant performances, stage to acclaimed singers and dancers including La Goulue and Mistinguett, the Moulin Rouge quickly became a success.  It […]

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