The sculptor Ron Mueck works slowly, making time itself an important element of his creative process. His human figures are meticulously detailed, with surprising changes of scale that place them as far from academic realism as they are from pop art or hyperrealism.
Immortelle is a combat exhibition. Bringing together more than 350 works created by 122 artists born since 1970, it was conceived with the aim of revealing the uninterrupted vitality of young French figurative painting.
Artiste à succès de la première moitié du XIXe siècle, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (1780-1867) est un peintre inclassable et visionnaire par bien des aspects. Derrière son apparent classicisme transparaissent une originalité et une recherche de la perfection qui continuent à fasciner. Book preview
Jardin is the reference monograph on the work of Stéphane Calais. The book presents a selection of works made from 1996 to 2021.
Robert Mathieu (born 1921) studied metal-turning in bronze at the École Boulle school of applied arts and crafts, but would later go on to invent some of the most exceptional lighting designs of his times.
The book traces the evolution of the artistic practice of Angel Vergara, from his first ‘painted films’ produced in Super 8 in the 1980s, to his video devices that recorded his painting in progress, along with a more classical gallery of large canvases.
Vision Paintings, the first book entirely dedicated to Thomas Houseago’s paintings, features a wide selection of works —more than 130— created between 2020 and 2022, and is ponctuated by close-ups, citations and pages from the artist’s own journals, and by texts by Nick Cave, Flea and L.d.C.
A story of Art paints a portrait of the art of the last sixty years through the tastes and passions of Yvon Lambert who, since the opening of his first Parisian gallery in 1965, has never ceased to support the most audacious creation of his time.
Hugely ambitious, Titian : Sources and Documents includes all known documents about Titian and his work dating from his lifetime, and all known references to him in contemporary publications. The relevant section of each text is transcribed in full, preceded by a short summary in English, with extensive annotation and, where necessary, a commentary.
This concertina fold, a cardboard book with pages you can unfold like an accordion, collects photographs of the vitrines of the exhibition The Origin of Things shown in Passage of the Bourse de Commerce (until 31 december 2023).
This biography traces Anne Eisner's life and art between cultures: from her early years and artistic career in New York, through living at the edge of the Ituri Forest in the ex-Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of the Congo), to her return to New York.
This book explores the multiple facets of identity thanks to a series of authors who have observed their inner reality and the world using innovative languages. In today’s scenario, their gazes are more necessary than ever: here, “restless art” is the child of the artists’ expressive urgency that, at the core of their feverish activity, generates unique...
Grazia Varisco is one of the protagonists of European art. For the spaces of the Biscozzi | Rimbaud Foundation in Lecce, she has developed an itinerary of seventeen works dating from 1957–1959 to 2009 that are related to one another. A pathway, in short, in which the single pieces form a unified body, yet each retains its own individuality.
An exploration of the relationship between art and money through a selection of nearly 200 works from antiquity to the contemporary era. • See exhibition details • Book preview
The cycle of exhibitions presented by the Pinault Collection entitled Avant l’orage (Before the Storm), invites visitors on a journey from shadow to light, through installations and works, some iconic, others new, by some fifteen artists, throughout the spaces of the Bourse de Commerce.
The catalogue focuses on Picasso's work during the period 1969-1972, this key moment when the artist's inventiveness was particularly prolific, despite the incomprehension of some critics. See exhibition details
Hermann Nitsch (1938-2022), one of the most paradigmatic artists of the legendary Wiener Aktionismus, author of performances and installations, paintings and drawings, through his artistic expressions creates a genuine 'total theatre' that unites myth and aesthetics, religious metaphors and everyday life, classicism and archaism, and even a barbaric...
Serigne Ibrahima Dieye is part of the young generation of painters from the National School of Arts in Dakar. The characters in his paintings and installations are visual allegories of evils that tear contemporary societies apart.
A provocative and dynamic movement, Surrealism triggered an aesthetic and ethical renewal in the 20th century. Men were not the only ones to have brought this movement and its transgressions to life: many women were major players in it, but nevertheless underestimated by museums and undervalued by the art market. • See exhibition details• Book preview
First monograph of the artist Jean-François Fourtou, whose artistic language - from a dreamlike world emerging from the memories of his childhood - combines sculpture, architecture, photography and offers experiences to live as much as achievements to see.
Pierre Dunoyer was born in Marseilles in 1949. After studying architecture and psychopathology, he began to paint in 1976. His paintings were presented during 1978 in the three exhibitions of the JaNaPa group.
An architect, town planner, and designer, Charlotte Perriand (1903–1999) put her visionary genius at the service of mountain construction, from Saint-Nicolas-de-Véroce to Méribel, from the Belleville valley to Les Arcs in Savoie, as well as in China.
Prune Nourry has created a monumental sculpture for Château La Coste, representing a pregnant woman emerging from the landscape. An immersive installation and eco-responsible architecture, Mater Earth takes us back to human origins and creation myths.
Painting and filmmaking are the two sides of Jean-Michel Meurice's work. For the first time, these two forms of creation are brought together in a reference book.
Fifty years after the death of Pablo Picasso, the museum dedicated to his work pays tribute to him. Paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs: a new itinerary has been designed to show the incredible richness of the museum's collection and, in mirror image, the extent of Picasso's artistic practice.
Monograph dedicated to the artist Nú Barreto. Since childhood, drawing has been Nú Barreto's favorite medium. From that time, his works on paper have kept their imaginative verve, which he now puts at the service of his personal narrative of contemporary Africa.
The Musée d’Orsay exhibits a hundred pastels from its collection. The last exhibition on this scale devoted to the Museum’s pastels was held as long ago as 2009. This new presentation will enable visitors to (re)discover these highlights from a collection that features works by Millet, Degas, Manet, Cassatt, Redon, Lévy-Dhurmer and many others.
Presenting for the first time the Alexis Gregory Gift to The Frick Collection, this exquisite publication provides illuminating insights into Gregory's magnificently eclectic collection, cataloging his fine and decorative works of art in detail.
The definitive monograph on the work of one of the most prolific, versatile, and exciting artists of the last three decades.
La monografía bilingüe: francés y español dedicada a José Gamarra, gran artista franco-uruguayo, recorre la trayectoria de un pintor itinerante entre Uruguay, Brasil y Francia, donde el artista reside desde 1963.
The figurative work of Nathanaëlle Herbelin is marked by its human character and gives a large place to everyday life which it envelops in poetry and sensitivity, like the beings - human or animal - that it makes appear with grace.
The HUMPTY DUMPTY catalogue documents the two-part exhibition by the artist Cyprien Gaillard, presented at the same time at the Palais de Tokyo and at Lafayette Anticipations in Paris (19 october 2022 - 8 january 2023).
Première rétrospective de l’artiste Ghada Amer en France. Résolument féministe, elle s’est emparée en peintre du médium traditionnellement féminin de la broderie. Entre hommage et revendication, ses toiles entrent en dialogue avec les maîtres d’une histoire de l’art trop longtemps dominée par les hommes. • See exhibition details
Patrick Saytour contributed to a collective questioning of the picture and painting at the end of the 1960s as a founding member of the Supports/Surfaces movement.
The work of Germaine Richier (1902-1959) occupies a primordial and unique place in the history of twentieth century sculpture. Trained in the tradition of Rodin and Bourdelle, the artist asserted herself in 25 years as a profoundly original and radical artist.
This book is a monograph published on the artist Diane Victor. It aims to raise awareness of the work of this important figure of the South African and international contemporary art scene through a biographical text that retraces the main stages of his career and a stylistic analysis of the work.
“Lucia Marcucci. The secrets of langage” plays on the confrontation between works from the 1960s and 1970s, references to the social-political issues of the time, and the Italian artist’s latest works from the 2000s, critical of advertising and the dominant culture. The abundance of words, messages and floating images will invite the visitor to immerse...
For almost fifty years, trees have marked the career of Michael Kenna, a photographer known and recognised for the virtuosity of his technique. An essential link with the earth, sky, air, light, silence, and reflections, the artits pays tribute to them by taking their portrait.
Marcelle Cahn has remained until today in the shadow of the great names of modern art. However, she participated fully in the birth and development of abstraction, stubbornly seeking her own path. • Book preview
During the 16th and 17th century, the discussion on the durability of artworks had become part of the debate on comparison of the arts, opposing the merits of sculpture to those of painting.
The catalog presents a particular series in the work of Simon Hantaï (1922-2008) entitled “Panses ”, which he developed from 1964 to 1965.
The French city of Limoges was world famous for the production of champlevé enamels during the Middle Ages. During the Renaissance a revival of Limoges enamels took place, but the technique employed was that of painted enamel.Triptychs with a sacred subject, conceived as a painting but shining like jewelry and built with durable materials, became popular.
The exhibition catalogue reproduces more than one hundred works, both drawings and assemblages by Louis Pons. His entire period of activity is represented and allows us to appreciate the unity and coherence of the work of this singular artist.
Guido Remi (1575–1642) was the star painter of the Italian Baroque and one of Europe’s most successful artists in his lifetime, widely sought after by prominent patrons.