JONAS MEKAS 

30 Sep 2014 | 68 views
Discussion with Jonas MEKAS at the Pompidou Center and visit to BEN at the Lara Vincy Gallery exhibition.

HOKUSAÏ, GRAND PALAIS - PARIS 

29 Sep 2014 | 24 views
The art of Hokusai has been taken on by the Grand Palais with 500 works by the master of the Japanese print. Born in the era of Edo which corresponds to the end of the European 18th century, Hokusai’s art was an art for the people, His subjects represent scenes from life, the erotic world, traditions and beautiful landscapes. Like the 36 views of Mount Fiuji. Claude Monet , who was a Hokusai collector, took inspiration from Hokuwsai’s bridges …

ANTHONY CARO, GALERIE DANIEL TEMPLON 

16 Sep 2014 | 30 views
Né en 1924, anobli par la Reine d’Angleterre en 1987, Anthony Caro est considéré comme l’un des plus grands sculpteurs de ces cinquante dernières années.Avec « Last Works », une sélection de sculptures de ces deux dernières années composées de tubes en acier, poutres, disques et outils agricoles révèleront de nouveaux aspects de l’oeuvre d’Anthony Caro. Born in 1924 and knighted by the Queen of England in 1987, Anthony Caro is considered t…

GENESIS OF MONET'S MASTERPIECE 

16 Sep 2014 | 17 views
The Marmottan Musuem is organising a study on the genesis of Claude Monet’s exemplary work « Impression, soleil levant». This view of the port of Le Havre in the mist was first exhibited in 1874 in the former workshops of the photographer Nadar in the Bd. Des Capucine in Paris. Around artists of his time, the exhibition looks at the context and evolution of the work that was to revoutionize art, giving birth to Impressionism. Runs until Januar…

FIAC AT THE GRAND PALAIS - PARIS 

16 Sep 2014 | 13 views
191 galleries will play the great game of contemporary art at the FIAC, held at the Grand Palais , The public opening will be held from the 23rd to the 26th of October to unveil artistic evolutions in all their dimensions on an international level. It is also the occasion for galleries to put forth young artists. This constant replay of art raises new questions, new debates, Performances, films and conferences willcomplete the programme of an …

DUCHAMP AT THE CENTRE POMPIDOU 

16 Sep 2014 | 20 views
Marcel Duchamp holds pride of place at the Pompidou Center. His paintings, known to a restriced circle of friends and collectors, reflect the source of his references and inspirations. Born in 1887 to a bourgeois family in Normandy, Duchamps experimented in all the pictorial movements of his time, particularly the decoposition of movements. With the aim of revolutionizing painting, he invented the « Ready Made » which puts ordinary everyday o…

ERRO AT MAC LYON 

16 Sep 2014 | 70 views
The LYON MAC continues to explore contemporary figurative art with the ERRO exhibition. He is one of the exponents of several avant gard movements in vogue since the end of the 2050s. Tan artist finds his themes in the news, the history of art, the great myths, the flow of information. His work started with collages, the raw material that was to be transformed into huge canvasses. Layer by layer, the identifiied solid areas start to look li…

LA TRAVIATA BY VERDI 

16 Sep 2014 | 11 views
The Opera Bastille is interpreting one of Verdi’s greatrest operas. La Traviata, adapted from Alexandre Dumas’s novel La Dame Aux Camelias. This drama of passionate love between Violetta and Alfrrdo takes place in Paris. The direction has been given to filmmaker Benoit Jacquot.

JEFF KOONS, CENTRE POMPIDOU - PARIS 

16 Sep 2014 | 24 views
The unavoidable JEFF KOONS is taking over the Pompidou Centre. His jarring, falsely naive works are the reflection of a popular aeshethic.Bad taste is hoisted into the realm of art with images that invade our screens, taken from urban spaces, the personsonality cult press….Flash back on a consumer society, Koons’ work is a state/ palate of visual places and the excesses of mass production. Open from November 26th to April 27th, 2015.

HOKUSAI, GRAND PALAIS - PARIS 

16 Sep 2014 | 9 views
The art of Hokusai has been taken on by the Grand Palais with 500 works by the master of the Japanese print. Born in the era of Edo which corresponds to the end of the European 18th century, Hokusai’s art was an art for the people, His subjects represent scenes from life, the erotic world, traditions and beautiful landscapes. Like the 36 views of Mount Fiuji. Claude Monet , who was a Hokusai collector, took inspiration from hHokuwsai’s bridges…

MC CARTHY, MONNAIE DE PARIS 

16 Sep 2014 | 19 views
Situated on the Quai de Conti, La Monnaie de Paris is an historic factory, created in the Middle Ages. The French Euro is minted in its workshops as well as other foreign coins, The Manufacture houses Paris’ last still active art foundry. The artist Paul MacCarthy will be presenting Chocolate Factory there. It’s a sort of living Christmas tale. A forest of inflatable Christmas trees leads to a chocolate factory that makes Father Christrmas fig…

GAO BROTHERS, BEIJING 

16 Sep 2014 | 70 views
A visit to Beijing to the artists’ district : the 798 Art District. This old run-down industrial neighbourhood north west of the Chinese capital was taken over by the cultural Avant Garde in the 1980s.Today, it’s a trendy tourist attraction where international galleries brush shoulders with the studios of archytypical avant garde artists. Here’s an interview with the GAO brothers : Chinese society today hs changed enormously since the d…

DANIEL DEZEUZE, GALERIE DANIEL TEMPLON 

15 Sep 2014 | 11 views
Membre fondateur du groupe Supports/Surfaces dans les années 70, Daniel Dezeuze poursuit depuis quarante ans une remise en cause de la peinture, de la cimaise et de l’espace. S’appropriant une grande variété de techniques, l’artiste s’est inscrit dans une relecture de l’art américain, abstrait ou minimaliste, tout en expérimentant sans cesse des matériaux considérés comme pauvres : filets, grillages, bois, tissus, métaux. A founding member of t…

LE SILO, MARINES - FRANCE 

20 Aug 2014 | 197 views
Near Paris, in the Oise, a couple who share a common passion for contemporary creation, has created a private art museum. A collection of works is housed in a grain silo that has been transformed into an impressive concrete structure. The space is open by appointment only and then the owners, Mr. and Mrs. BILLARANT accompany the visit and talk about the works. The most representative artists of conceptual and minimal art have create…

NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE, LE CYCLOP 

20 Aug 2014 | 465 views
Honors to Niki de Saint Phalle at the Grand Palais in Paris, from the 17th of September to the 2nd of February. In the south of Paris, the forest of Milly shelters a gentle giant weighing 300 tons, child of the imaginations of artists Niki de Saint-Phalle and Jean Tinguely. For more than 25 years, they devoted themselves to this giant construction, which reflects their art and the art of their times.Their friends left works there, helped in…

CLOSE-UP ON ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS 

6 Jul 2014 | 64 views
In Rotterdam in the Netherlands, you can stay on one of the transatlantic liners transformed into hotel with restaurants. It’s an original way to discover the ambiance of this industrial center with its maritime vocation, Europe’s biggest port and it’s on the North Sea. Rotterdam’s buildings are being innovated to produce an ambitious vertical city, being drawn under our very eyes. Destroyed during the Second World War, Rotterdam has call…

NORBERT BISKY "WORKS ON PAPER" 

16 Jun 2014 | 194 views
Norbert Bisky's figurative style of painting, conjuring up the socialist realism he experienced as a child in GDR, is striking in its use of shimmering colours and its apocalyptic vision. La peinture figurative de Norbert Bisky, évocatrice du réalisme socialiste qu’il a connu dans son enfance en RDA, frappe par ses couleurs chatoyantes et ses visions apocalyptiques. Film by Sylvie Boulloud

CHIHARU SHIOTA "SMALL ROOM" 

16 Jun 2014 | 67 views
The exhibition’s name, Small Room, refers to the words Franz Kafka wrote in the diary he kept between 1917 and 1919: “Everyone carries a room about inside them.” The visitor is invited to journey through a mental space, as though entering into a brain. At the heart of the exhibition is a huge site-specific installation created from suitcases hanging by red threads. Le titre « Small Room » évoque la citation de Franz Kafka « Chacun porte une ch…