Marie-Antoinette, a Queen in Versailles

Art / Openings In Tokyo Oct 18, 2016

Marie-Antoinette, a Queen in Versailles

by Mark Jarnes

Oct. 25-Feb. 26 The life of Marie Antoinette — the French queen infamous for her penchant for extravagance in fashion and the arts — is explored in this comprehensive exhibition revealing her lavish and ultimately doomed life. Around 150 works of art and furnishings will be ...

The Queen of Versailles

Film / Reviews Aug 13, 2014

The Queen of Versailles

by Giovanni Fazio

Pride comes before a fall, and proving that old proverb correct is "The Queen of Versailles," a documentary tracking one obscenely wealthy couple's attempt to build the largest mansion in America, modeled on the Palace of Versailles, no less, but with a bowling alley. Jackie ...

National Nov 27, 2013

Versailles to show chrysanthemums grown in Shinjuku Gyoen garden

The Palace of Versailles in France will put chrysanthemums grown in Tokyo's Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden on display next fall, the administrative bodies of both facilities said Tuesday. The chrysanthemums were grown using a traditional technique in which hundreds of flowers bloom on a single ...