The exhibition at the Monnaie de Paris covers the major themes of the artist’s oeuvre, including the human body, the female figure and the symbiotic relationship with nature, all of which are recurring motifs
In some fifty works punctuating the career of Christian Boltanski, this wide crossing of the work of Boltanski makes it possible to measure the magnitude and the ambition marked by his history and a half-century of meditations on the function and the word of the artist in our societies.
The Weisman-Michel Collection is a unique, private collection which focuses on the work of artists at the end-of-the-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century who lived and/or worked in Montmartre or whose art reflects the avant-garde “spirit of Montmartre.”
Exceptional new photography brings readers behind the scenes of the Trianons and Marie Antoinette's Hamlet at Versailles - including areas usually closed to the public. This handsome volume, with newly commissioned photography, is both a historical testimony and an intimate visit on the grounds of the palace of Versailles.
Around fifty artists of all generations and many nationalities, with gender parity, have been invited to make site-specific works.
Often reduced to the "culture of Montmartre", Toulouse-Lautrec's work nevertheless transcends this cliché. If the artist marvellously represented the electricity of the Parisian night and its pleasures, Toulouse-Lautrec was above all driven by an aesthetic ambition, that of translating the reality of modern society into its multiple facets. > See more...
In 1936, in the exhibition Cubism and Abstract Art that he organizes at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Alfred Barr distinguished two branches in the art of his time, geometric abstract art on the one hand, the other non-geometric abstract art, which he also describes as biomorphic.
An opera requires singers, an orchestra, a conductor, a choir and a director. But the success of a show also implies the presence of many other participants, whose work is often done in the shadows. A free hand has been given to Heinz Peter Knes, a young Berlin photographer, to take a look at the crafts of the Paris Opera.
Exhibition Catalogue Niki de Saint Phalle. Shadow and light, presented at the Centre d’art La Malmaison, Cannes (6 jul. - 3 nov. 2019) and at the Villa Domergue, Cannes (7 jul. - 22 sep. 2019). > See exibition details
The exhibition returns to the sources of the raw energy in Jean-Michel Basquiat’s painting, questioning the uniqueness of his art, as visceral as it is self-aware, that quickly surpasses its own specificities, and the dazzling talent of a young prodigy to symbolize, in themselves, new ways of approaching the art of the 80s. > See exhibition details
Living with Charlotte Perriand presents a catalog of the great designer’s work, object by object. Her chairs, tables and bookshelves in all their different iterations are seen here both up close and "at home," as installed in the living spaces of collectors.
The Delta (Namur, Belgium) inaugurates its rooms with a large exhibition around the work of Evelyne Axell (Namur, 1935 – Zwijnaerde 1972). Paintings, preparatory drawings, collages and unpublished documents bear witness to the artist’s methods of working using particular processes, including experiments with Plexiglas or Clartex.
The Centre Pompidou continues its re-examination of key 20th century works by devoting a major exhibition to Francis Bacon. The album is a beautiful exhibition souvenir. It condenses images from the visit, with a selection of the most famous pieces of art, alongside with short texts. > See exhibition details
This solo show features works by the historic and leading Art Brut creator Carlo Zinelli (1916-1974), aka "Carlo."
IncarNations is at once a mix and exchange between classical and contemporary art from Africa and its diasporas, looking at African art as a living philosophical practice.
Showcasing the talents of the world of ceramics since 25 years, Vallauris will be celebrating its gold jubilee by making a turning point, that of the modernity of our era and the opening on a creative universe in perpetual movement in order to forge new identities.
As feminism burst upon the scene in the United States in the mid-1970s, American photographers Eve Arnold, Abigail Heyman and Susan Meiselas published books of a new kind. > Arles - Les Rencontres de la Photographie
Première rétrospective de Pierre Buraglio, rassemblant une centaine d'oeuvres de 1960 à aujourd'hui. Teinté d'abstraction et de figuration, le travail de Buraglio explore l'interdisciplinarité, ainsi que les liens entre forme et sens dans l'esthétique contemporaine.
For its twelfth exhibition of contemporary art, entitled Versailles - Visible/Invisible, the Palace of Versailles is bringing together five internationally renowned photographers at the Estate of Trianon. > See exhibition details
Bricks, one of the earliest materials associated with both housing and the body, are the subject and object of this publication. However, the book also explores the role of Jacques Kaufmann in the world of international contemporary ceramics and his impact in architectural ceramics since he first became interested in the field several years ago.
Photo Brut - a genre of Art Brut - spans photography, prints, photomontage, collage, and other combinations of media and techniques. This art form allows those living on the fringes of society to voice their unique perception of the world, offering unconventional approaches to issues of sexuality, identity, and reality. > Rencontres de la Photographie...
The most recent photographs and watercolors of Canadian artist Elaine Stocki are brought together here for the first time on the occasion of this major solo exhibition produced by the Canadian Cultural Centre.
Between 1505 and 1510, a tapestry copying Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper was made for Louise de Savoie and the Duke of Angoulême, the future Francis I.
Mathieu Cherkit's territory is the family suburban home in which he lived until now and which served as the exclusive subject of his painting.
« My creative method » est ma version d’un carnet de notes idéal. Il se compose de dessins, d’écrits et de collages que j’effectue depuis des années, sur des feuilles ordinaires ou sur des pages de carnet déchirées. »
The Dali exhibition a history of painting, offers the public an exceptional journey through Dali’s artistic production and allows it to discover the different stages of the artist’s creation.
Ce livre présente, de façon inédite, l'une des plus importante collection privée d'oeuvres contemporaines en verre en Europe : la collection de M. et Mme Burg. Léguée au MusVerre, cette collection présente un panorama de la création internationale contemporaine et des différentes techniques utilisées.
Mohamed Melehi fut dans les années 1960 l’un des grands fondateurs de la modernité marocaine. Tout d’abord en contact direct avec l’avant-garde italienne, il pratique ensuite aux États-Unis une peinture pleinement inscrite dans la mouvance hard-edge.
Nazanin Pouyandeh was born in Tehran in September 1981, she graduated in 2005 from the National School of Fine Arts in Paris. Nazanin Pouyandeh is one of the most singular French artists of her generation.
It is with the story, the one preceding the click of the shutter but also of the brain when an idea pops into it – that Sophie Calle opens Because. She undertakes to tell us the reason, or at least one reason, that led her to press the shutter.
2019 marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt's death (1605-1669). The Dresden Kupferstich-Kabinett, which possesses one of the most important collections of Rembrandt's drawings and prints in the world, has taken the opportunity to cast fresh light on this innovative 'artists' artist'.
The choice of Jean Nouvel as architect of the future Louvre Abu Dhabi did not come as a surprise. He is the most renowned French architect of our time.
The Nude in the work of Alberto Giacometti. Throughout his career, in his sculptures, as well as in his paintings and drawings, Alberto Giacometti focused on a recurrent motif: the representation of the human being.
In 2019, the Rencontres d’Arles celebrates its 50th edition. The Rencontres has collected archives and memories to illustrate what has always been its singularity: bringing together photographers and the public, every July, in Arles. > Rencontres de la Photographie d'Arles (1er juillet - 22 septembre 2019).
The Centre Pompidou Metz presents a retrospective of Lee Ufan, tracing his career from the early works of the late 1960s to his most recent creations. The exhibition offers a defining vision of Ufan's unique oeuvre, showing how his artistic vocabulary has evolved over more than five decades.
As part of the Institut Français France-Romania Season, the Musée d’arts hosts the internationally renowned artist Mircea Cantor for a solo exhibition in the Chapelle de l’Oratoire.
Exhibition Laure Prouvost. Deep See Blue Surrounding You / Vois Ce Bleu Profond Te Fondre, presented at the French Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (May 11–November 24, 2019). > Book preview
Here, immense buildings rise up like the characters of a silent movie, there, constructions develop within themselves out of a strictly premeditated mode of composition whilst, further on, vast panoramas stretch out, measuring up to the scale of the land, the peaks of enigmatic towers, fractured rocks, uplifts and the motionless waltz of fragmented...
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the Museum for Lace and Fashion is giving carte blanche to Belgian designer Olivier Theyskens. In a unique exhibition he gives full rein to a reverie in which clothing takes centre stage.
At the Louvre Museum, we sometimes meet visitors who comment on a particular painting or sculpture and exclaim: that is well known, that is very well known, that is worldfamous!