Based on the technological reading of lithic assemblages and on the most spectacular studies (climatic, demographic pressure, paleobotany...) and thanks to the miraculous conservation of the Dmanisi site, the book aims to show how hominids would have emerged from the African cradle and then rapidly conquered Eurasia in only 200 000 years.
When Gérald Van der Kemp arrived at Giverny in 1974, he was greeted by a desolate prospect of dead trees, muddy quagmires and tangled thickets of brambles and weeds.
The exhibition "Jeff Koons Mucem. Works from the Pinault collection", conceived in close collaboration with the American artist, presents in Marseille some of his most famous works, and explores the relationship between these works and everyday objects, photographs and documents from the Mucem collection, a reference in the field of popular arts.
Louis XIV moved to Versailles in 1672. Some ten years later work on enlarging the palace and building the Hall of Mirrors had been completed.
Black and white is the unique topic for the exhibition entitled Beyond colour: black and white in the Pinault Collection.
With nearly 800 items, dating from the mid-17th to the early 20th century, the Musée Ariana has one of the largest Swiss collections of Japanese ceramics. This ensemble is remarkable for the great richness of its omnipresent painted decoration.
An artist collective united in friendship and shared interests, the 9th Concept celebrates a milestone the 30th anniversary of its founding and its unique path. Alternately exploring new dimensions, the collective has expanded its interactions with all sorts of audiences: residencies, street performances, business partnerships, musical and digital works,...
Stored safely in a medallion cabinet, Frits Lugt (1884–1970) had a passion for miniatures that began early on in his life. This exquisite, two volume publication gives access to this distinguished collection for the first time.
Locked alone in a room with a canvas by Boncompain, you just have to wait for peace to take hold of you when watching those masterful blues, sunny yellows and burning reds. Michel Déon, extract from his Preface.
In 2021, the Pinault Collection has opened a new museum of contemporary art in Paris' Stock Exchange. To transform this historic place located in the heart of the capital, François Pinault turned to Tadao Ando, as he had already done in Venice. Weaving a link between past and present, the Japanese architect transfigures one of the iconic monuments of...
In conjunction with Thomas Fort, Damien Cadio presents the first monograph devoted to his work.
Born in Beirut, Ali Cherri lives and works between Beirut and Paris. He belongs to this generation of Lebanese artists born during the civil war whose work has been strongly affected by this context of instability.
A study of Perino del Vaga's large canvas model (1542) of the never completed tapestry basement for Michelangelo's Last Judgement in the Sistine Chapel. The first in-depth study of this work and of its significance in Perino's artistic career.
This book addresses a phenomenon that pervades the field of art history and indeed scholarship in general: the fact that English has become academia’s most prominent and widely adopted language.
The Origins of the World : The Invention of Nature in the 19th Century delves into the interrelation of arts and sciences in the very century in which arose the issues we continue to grapple with today.
First exhibition catalog of the Pinault Collection at the Bourse de Commerce. The catalogue is intended to be an opening on international contemporary art, and testifies to the multiplicity of practices (painting, sculpture, video, installation, photography, sound and light works, performance), balance of generations, cultures, origins and genders of the...
The adventure of the Pinault Collection Museum at the Bourse de Commerce.
Menschen, Straßen, Feiertage oder Tage mit nichts: Ob Willy Ronis das alte Paris oder die neuen Städte Ostdeutschlands fotografiert, dort hört sein Blick immer auf.
The American Art Schools of Fontainebleau respond to the commitment of the American government to promote, just after the 1st World War, cultural exchanges with France.
The art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel championed the painters of the School of 1830 (Delacroix, Corot, Daubigny, Millet) and later the impressionists. But few today are aware that he also supported five painters of the post-impressionist generation whom he began to represent in the middle of the 1890s: Henry Moret, Maxime Maufra, Gustave Loiseau, Georges...
Exhibition Album Women in Abstraction, presented at Centre Pompidou, Paris (May 19th - August 23, 2021) - Biligual Edition
David Nash has been in a constant dialogue with trees for more than 50 years, not only those of his home region of North Wales, but also the trees of Japan, California, Portugal, and more.
The exhibition at the Musée de Valence, gives "carte blanche" to the artist Philippe Favier to present 30 years of creations, from various periods, drawings, engravings, sculptures, boxes, etc., establishing a dialogue with the museum's historical collections.
This book presents for the first time the exceptional set of 385 images that Henri Cartier-Bresson considered to be the most significant of his work.
The ambition of this first monograph is to highlight the variety and liveliness of Pierre Moignard’s work, dating from the 1980s until today.
The first English catalogue raisonné on the influential creator of the abstract landscape Nicolas de Staël (1914-1955).
Georges Adéagbo knows how to reveal the affinities and similarities, sometimes unsuspected, that can exist between different cultures.
Dominating the magnificent landscape of the Cap d’Antibes stands an invaluable treasure—the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. A true legend of the French Riviera, this palace has existed for one hundred and fifty years, during which time it has never ceased to be an inspiration for its visitors. > Book preview
Molly Warnock invites seven American artists to write on the work of Simon Hantaï. A major artist of the second half of the 20th century, Hantaï developed an immense and multifaceted work, passing from Surrealism to gestural and written paintings and, finally, the invention of the folding method.
Vanaf 1873 vermeldt Van Gogh het werk van de Belgische kunstenaar en tekent hij een oudere slapende dame "naar Rops".
A major figure in Conceptual Abstraction, David Diao questions the uses and institutions of the art world. Archival documents, photographs, lists, sales figures, biographies, artistic careers - including his own - disrupt our approach to painting.
In der Ausstellung geht es um die schöpferische Wiedergabe dieser schweiz Landschaften am Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts aus der Sicht eines kleinen Künstlerkreises, wobei Giovanni Giacometti als vermittelnde Persönlichkeit einen Schwerpunkt darstellt.
The estate of Chantilly is an exceptional treasure of French culture and heritage, rebuilt after the Revolution by Henri d'Orléans - the Duke of Aumale and son of King Louis-Philippe - as a home and museum. Today, his unrivaled collection of artworks, historic furniture, decorative arts, and rare manuscripts constitutes the Condé Museum's extensive...
In the wake of its thirtieth anniversary, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Saint-Etienne Métropole is publishing a large-scale retrospective catalog, intended to offer a fresh look at its collection.
At this very beginning of 2021, a year during which the work of Christine Crozat will be widely disseminated, this first vast monograph recounts the past three decades of the artist's work and comes at an appropriate time. > Book preview
Multiple artist, Barthélémy Toguo expresses himself both through performance and through installations, but he virtuously resorts to drawing, sculpture, painting or watercolor depending on the message of the work and the medium that seems to him the most suitable.
The catalogue takes a look back on the extensive oeuvre of Roger Raveel (1921-2013), one of Belgium’s most important painters of the second half of the twentieth century.
Echoing the famous Isenheim Altarpiece, a masterpiece from its collections, the Unterlinden Museum in Colmar is dedicating an exhibition to Yan Pei-Ming, whose spirit and work coincide with the themes of filiation, the sacred and sacrifice treated by Grünewald five centuries earlier.
The collective book Samaritaines offers a visual journey through the photographic campaigns that have occurred during the renovation of the Parisian department store la Samaritaine, the scene of unknow and exceptional artistic productions led since 2013.
This book, born out of the meeting between the poetic, playful world of artist and designer Hubert le Gall and the dreamy architecture of the Villa Kerylos, is a visual journey through an ancient Greece that is more fantasy than reality. > Book preview
Lace is a singular material, familiar and so paradoxical. We think it is easy to grasp and yet it is complex, rich with a multitude of definitions and imaginary projections.
Mersuka Dopazo is a Spanish artist with a rising reputation who creates large-scale naive-style collages out of couture fabric and hand-made papers sourced from local craftsmen. She also works with natural materials like leaves, sand, burlap or paper.
As an architecture, urban planning, and design agency, Jakob + MacFarlane is committed to innovative and socially responsible architecture that is tailored to meet the urgent environmental concerns and technological challenges of the twentyfirst century. > Book preview