Claire Debril (born in 1927) is a recognized French ceramist who began her activity in 1962 in the studio of Bernard Soleil. She lived in Gien from 1970 to 1974 and worked exceptional pieces. His works have been exhibited in many museums, including Les Arts Décoratifs de Paris and the Musée de la Céramique in Sèvres, etc.
Gregory Masurovsky finds his inspiration both in his imagination and in everyday reality where he seeks to express "the extraordinary of the ordinary". This book retraces, from 1956 to the present day, the adventures and revelations of his sergeant-major pen and presents a luminous and subtle work which reminds us of the dynamics, the marvelous and the...
"You represent for me not only love but independent elegance" - (A letter from Yves Saint Laurent to Betty Catroux)
The Museo del Prado presents this unique book that reproduces the Francisco de Goya's skechbook Cuaderno C. Produced during the War of Independence and the years of repression that followed (1808-1820), it covers a wide range of subjects, from aspects of daily life to dreamy visions of the night world, from the prisoners of the Inquisition to monastic life.
On the occasion of the 9th edition of Carte blanche, the National Museum of Asian Arts - Guimet has chosen the contemporary Chinese artist Ru Xiao Fan. Painter, sculptor, storyteller, lover of life, poet of humour, he has imagined for the MNAAG a pantheon of delicate and facetious divinities.
Roman church interiors throughout the Early Modern age were endowed with rich historical and visual significance.
Lee Krasner is one of the major women artists of the 20th century. This memoir is full of first hand material based on interviews with Krasner and with her friends, fellow artists, gallerists, and curators. Often seen in her role as Pollock's companion and then widow, Krasner made important contributions to the development of American Abstract Expressionism.
Khaled Alkhani's undisguised, living, contemporary expressionism wards off bad memories. His majestic art tells of the infinite life that resists infinitely. And his paintings, clad with wounded suns, dazzles our living space. Christian Noorbergen
Described during his lifetime as the "Prince of fashionable portrait painters", Ambrose McEvoy broke down the boundaries of portrait painting with the use of coloured electric light and daring virtuosity. Swathes of high-society figures fell to his brush - from flappers to royalty, actors to military commanders.
Kader Attia is a French artist of Algerian origin whose work revolves around sculpture, in situ installations, collages of paper and pictures, video editing and photography.
La Petite armée met en marche économie et idéologie et questionne sur le flux des échanges à l'heure de la mondialisation. Installations ou vidéos le sujet, dans l'oeuvre d'Hakima ElDjoudi n'est pas exactement là où se trouve l'oeuvre mais dans ce qu'elle déclenche.
Thirty-three artists from France and Belgium have been selected for this second edition of contemporary art in AUtun, with a dialogue between modern and contemporary works, and a mix of well-known names with up and coming artists.
The Centre Pompidou reviews the work of Bernard Frize, an important French painter on the international artistic scene right from his early work in 1977.
For the last twenty years, the Liliane Bettencourt Prize pour l’intelligence de la main®, established by the Fondation Bettencourt Schueller, has highlighted the exceptional skills, creativity, and innovation of craftspeople involved in the French contemporary art scene. This exhibition catalog is a reflection of the Fondation’s commitment to...
A damning examination of Monsanto’s ecological impact on America, through archival documents and photographs
The limited oeuvre of the Ghent architect Gaston Eysselinck (1907-1953) provides some of the most compelling evidence of innovation in Belgian architecture.
Hans Fohan's painting distance themselves with great silence from the excess with wich society today is saturated. His instinct for purity leads the viewer into the aesthetic experience of the unspeakable, like poetry that avoids all superfluous words.
In 2017 the Rubens House in Antwerp received two exceptional masterpieces on long-term loan from a private collection : the Vision of Saint Catherine, a painting that has meanwhile become known worldwide as "David Bowie's Tintoretto", and Portrait of a Lady and her Daughter, one of Titian's rare double portraits of a woman and child.
With a focus on identity, its construction and forms of its transformation, the exhibition tackles central issues of contemporary art and society. New technologies such as the Internet, gene manipulation and cloning are causing us to ponder more and more on the concept of identity as it relates to subject generation and definition.
Picasso’s artistic output is astonishing in its ambition and variety. Picasso and Paper examines a particular aspect of his legendary capacity for invention: his imaginative and original use of paper.
Pioneer of abstraction, Otto Freundlich (1878-1943), at the start of his career in 1908, stayed at the Bateau-Lavoir, in Montmartre, where he met Picasso, Braque and Delaunay. A committed and visionary artist, he carries a powerful message in favor of a reinvented humanism, operating a synthesis between the arts, philosophy and politics. > See...
Furusiyya in the East meets Chivalry in the West. Discover how these distict practices of combat and knightly values led to a specific culture in the Islamic East and the largely Christian West.
Interior architect, designer and founder of the RDAI agency, Rena Dumas (1937-2009) developed a subtle and demanding architectural style, which allowed her to assert her signature in her many creations for Hermès, Artémis, Christie's, John Lobb or Yves Saint Laurent ...
Corneille (1922-2010) devoted his life to painting. In fifty years of career, he left a prolix, overflowing and polymorphous work, from the avant-garde of the Cobra years to the renewal of the figuration that characterized his painting at the end of the sixties. > See exhibition details
A reflection on art history in its most current and global aspects. This reference book serves as a manifesto for the Louvre Abu Dhabi. It offers analyses and reflections based on the artworks from the museum collections, written by world-famous art historians.
Each painting by Nicole Bottet surprises, seduces. It assumes unexpected elegance, sudden charm, harmonious simplicity. It offers variations, modified rhythms, discrete fugues, games of balance and instability, oscillations, moving space, wakes, transparencies, traces, imprints.
In 1962, the artist Farid Belkahia (1934-2014), returning from Europe where he studied in Paris and then in Prague, took over the management of the School of Fine Arts in Casablanca. He began on the occasion a seminal artistic experience and careful analysis of new paths to modernity.
This book presents the catalogue raisonné of the Salon d'Automne with all known posters and the complete directory of exhibitors from 1903 to 2017.
Le 10e Prix Carmignac du photojournalisme est consacré à l’Amazonie et aux enjeux liés à sa déforestation. Cette édition soutient un projet d'investigation photographique par Tommaso Protti, qui rend visibles les bouleversements qui touchent l'Amazonie, pour alimenter la réflexion sur les conséquences de la déforestation massive.
A lavish new investigation into the Paris Opera’s influence on Edgar Degas's painting. Throughout his entire career, from his debut in the 1860s up to his final works post 1900, the Opera formed the focal point of Degas’s output. > See exhibition details
The ethnographic literature of the 20th century focused mainly on the sculptural traditions of the numerous ethnic groups that populated Southern Nigeria while the more northern areas remained largely terra incognita.
Silences, restraint and economy of means make up the universe of Gudny Rosa Ingimarsdóttir, Her studio is both a cabinet of curiosities and an experimental laboratory where the artist shapes the materials available to her.
For this first volume of the collection devoted to Isidore Isou, dismissing the chronological approach which does not account for the dazzling of this extraordinary character, and no longer for the long periods of interruption of his production, Éric Fabre has chosen a thematic approach.
On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the painter Henri Matisse (1869-1954), the Matisse departmental museum of Cateau-Cambrésis which was founded by the artist in his hometown in 1952, pays tribute to the man of the North, wo became one of the greatest masters of the XXth century. > See exhibition details
Co-founder of the GRAV (Visual art research group) and considered one of the important representatives of op art - revealed to the general public by the vast exhibition "Dynamo" at the Grand Palais in Paris in 2013, with Julio Le Parc and Jesús-Rafael Soto -, Francisco Sobrino did not yet have a monograph.
A committed woman, Janette Laverrière (1909-2011) holds an important place in the design of interior architecture and the creation of furniture in the 20th century.
Between 1900 and 1969 fashion photography underwent enormous changes. Unique archive material from Palais Galliera is being shown in Amsterdam for the first time ever in order to illustrate this remarkable story. This exhibition not only shows the move from studio photography to outdoor shoots, but also developments in photography itself, the position of...
Man Ray, surrealist master and exponent of the Dada movement, managed to reinvent not only the photographic language, but also the representation of the body and face, as well as the genres of the nude and the portrait themselves. This book brings together around 200 photographs produced from the 1920s right up to his death in 1976, all featuring female...
Over the past decade there has been a renewed interest in the practice of casting, which once again brings together the artistic and industrial worlds. Casting in plaster has never gone away, but the repertoire has now been enlarged. > See exhibition details
This lavishly illustrated book celebrates one of the most comprehensive and meticulously assembled private collections of Chinese export porcelain from the late Ming dynasty (1368-1644) made at Jingdezhen in Jiangxi province.
William Ropp's genius is that he brings the unexpected truth to every subject, and every subject he undertakes is a major one. We've known the figures in his photographs for millennia - in our collective unconscious, in dreams, in the face of gods, in fears, temptations, and lusts.
The book invites into the eminently graphic artistic universe of Julien Colombier, inspired by a lush plant world. The artist composes, by the repetition of geometric and plant patterns, fragments of colored landscapes, populated by jungles or tropical forests, hypnotic organic environments.
In Cannes, Pierre and Gilles, one of the most popular artistic duos in France for over thirty years, propose a themed exhibition of paintings around cinema, a passion the two artists share with the town that hosts the famous film festival every year. > See exhibition details