Culture is a soft power and a link between countries, recalled the gala dinner organized by the French Friends of the Israeli Museum.
It is at the Hôtel Le Marois, built in 1863 by Count Le Marois, a great art lover, collector and son of General Le Marois, a famous soldier of the Empire and an illustrious witness to Napoleon 1is during his marriage to Joséphine de Beauharnais, which was held this year at the gala evening of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. The mansion remained the property of the Le Marois family until 1927, when it was sold to the Association France-Amériques, founded in 1909 by the French diplomat and academician Gabriel Hanotaux with the aim of promoting relations between France and the American continent. Located slightly behind, at 9-11 avenue Franklin Roosevelt, this beautiful address welcomed Wednesday, May 24 the French association of Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art for this meeting of the art world in Paris.
Small assembly, but warm and committed assembly to assert, in these times of global tensions and cold geopolitics, the pacifying force of…
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