Renovation of the Magasins Généraux & La Villette

Check out the la Villette canal basin -  it is difficult to miss the two buildings that define its extremities.
The Magasins Géneraux were built between 1845 and 1853 and stored grain and flour until a fire broke out.

In 2001 the Paris City Council set about their reconversion. The project should be finished in early 2008. The building on quai de Loire already houses a student residence with 165 rooms, 37 artists’ workshops, a restaurant and an exhibition space.

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Artist's atelier for rental


From January 11th through February 11th 2008, Paris based artist Barbara Navarro will be making her usual pilgrimage to the Yanomami tribes people - their homelands lie between the borders of Venezuela and Brazil in the Amazonian rainforest. You can read more about her projects here or visit her website. In the meantime, Barbara is renting her apartment:atelier during this month - please contact Bonapart Consulting by email if you are interested. See here for further photographs.

Amaranth Ehrenhalt

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Here is abstract expressionist Amaranth Ehrenhalt in her amazing atelier in Bagneux (just outside Paris) which she has decided to sell. Her energy and enthusiasm puts most young artists to shame. She has purchased a place in New York City and will soon move back after many years in Bagneux. The Mairie commisssioned her to do several murals and during the time those were being fired in a giant kiln she took the opportunity to do one for the front of her own home and Atelier d'Artiste, which she also built.

Amaranth is participating at the Portes Ouvertes in Bagneux during the weekend of 26th and 27th May.

Rare opportunity to have your own atelier in Montmartre for the summer


Available JUNE-JULY-AUG-SEPT 2007 Artists’ studio/atelier in a split-level industrial space – high ceilings, fully equipped and suitable for openings and events. Adjoining living area on the second level. Wireless internet, international calls, electricity and other charges included. For further information contact Bonapart Paris
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