News du Jour: Shake-ups at Le Monde, Picasso Museum; the New Kids

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Le Monde’s editor-in-chief has resigned as part of the ongoing troubles at the paper. Natalie Nougayrède, who was the newspaper’s first female editor-in-chef, said in a statement that “The will of certain members of Le Monde to drastically reduce the authority of the editor-in-chief is for me incompatible with the pursuit of my mission.” [The Local]

Kids auteur Larry Clark is at work on a project about Parisian skateboarders, all of whom are unknowns. [Dazed Digital]



Another big resignation: Anne Baldassari, the president of the Picasso Museum, has left her post because of the continuing controversy about the museum’s renovation. [Los Angeles Times]

The renovation of storied Paris department store La Samaritaine has been stalled because of government objections that it is aesthetically “dissonant.” [Vogue UK]

Parsons School of Design is opening a Paris location in the fall. [WWD]

Believe it or not, Americans have surpassed the French in wine consumption. [France 24]