The Red House, Paris
Ten years ago, there was a petite house in the Bastille area of Paris that sat tucked away behind the boulevard, surrounded on all four sides by a deserted factory. Today, that little house still stands -- not as a misplaced residential relic, but as the heart of a Parisian locus of contemporary art.
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