NORBERT BISKY "WORKS ON PAPER" 

16 Jun 2014 | 106 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 | 39 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…

MARTIAL RAYSSE AT THE CENTRE POMPIDOU,… 

8 May 2014 | 49 views
The Pompidou Centre is giving a retrospective on the French artist Martial Raysse who was part of the POP ART and the NEW REALISTS movements of the 1960s. Born in the south of France , he was familiar with the school of Nice artists who were experimentors. RAYSSE was fascinated with bright colours and plasticity. Supermarkets were inspirational, places where colours, shapes, and compositions were real works of art. From the late 1970s till …

ROMÉO AND JULIETTE AT THE OPÉRA BASTIL… 

7 May 2014 | 139 views
At the end of its season, the Opera Bastille thrills of the romantic tragedy in Bellini’s version of the story of the Capulets and the Montagues. The feelings of Shakespeare’s lovers are powerless to overcome the rivalry between the 2 families.The voices of Romeo and Juliette echo on until death. Film by Sylvie Boulloud

ART BASEL AND DESIGN BASEL 2014 

7 May 2014 | 51 views
As every year in June, the city of Basel is at the forefront of cultural life with BASEL ART, the world famous fair. From the 19th to the 22nd of June, 285 international galleries are showing art works from the modern period from the beginning of he 20th century to the most contemporary artists. The fair stands provide the public new inspiraions for art worlddwide. UNLIMITED is ART BASIL’s unique platform for monumental projects.70 works w…

JC DE CASTELBAJAC, SUMMER 2014 

7 May 2014 | 221 views
What is so wonderful in the creations of jean-Charles de Castelbajac, is his colourful, poetic universe, an ode to life and to the street. Summer will be joyful and poetic. His silks are light and flowing . Dresses worn will be based on styleized drawings, poetic quotations and colours will reflect the humour of the ladies in question. More urban designs take inspiration from a flashback to the military world, but, nonetheless with a gentle …

CUSTODIA FOUNDATION, PARIS - FRANCE 

7 May 2014 | 40 views
Not far from the Orsay Museum, the Custodia Foundation is housed in an 18th century private mansion where Turgot once lived. This Dutch foundation houses treasures of drawings, etchings and paintings that researchers and art lovers can view on appointment. « This is a portrait of Andrea Del Sarto’s wife who was a very beautiful woman, and who often posed as the virgin for his paintings. The Getty is organizing an exhibition on Andrea Del S…

MARSEILLE, LIVELY AND UNIQUE CITY - FR… 

7 May 2014 | 36 views
On one hand, you have the blue of the sky with the Mediterranean Sea on the horizon, on the other, you have the buzzing city with all its activity. You are in Marseille, the oldest city in France. Living in Marseille, means having the pleasures of the sunshine, and at the same time, all the infrastructures of a large metropolis open to Europe. From the medieval architecture of the Saint Victor Abbey to the utopian community of Le Corbusier’s …

TTF ON THE THEME OF THE HORSE 

6 May 2014 | 35 views
A 50 year anniversary needs to be celebrated at a galop ! France has recognised the Republic of China for half a century now. It’s a good occasion for China’s Number 1 jewlery – TTF – to launch a competition looking for creations in both countries on the theme of the horse, whose lunar year it is. Out of over a thousand projects, the jury, who met in Peking and in Paris, has selected a hundred creations. The jewelry was made a TTF in Shenzhen…

FRANÇOIS ROUAN, AMIENS - FRANCE 

6 May 2014 | 21 views
All meetings are based on misunderstandings.When I met Jacques Lacan in the 70s, he immediately assumed I was a master braider. He spoke to me like I had something to teach him, whereas I was totally fascinated by the simplicity in his brush. He could draw braids with 3 strands, with 5….. A first image and a first painting demand a second painting. And the 1st painting is broken up, taken apart the way children break up beautiful objects. It’…

CLOSE-UP ON ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS 

6 May 2014 | 42 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 called…

LUCIO FONTANA RETROSPECTIVE, PARIS 

6 May 2014 | 18 views
The Museum of Modern Art is showing the incomparable works of the Italo-Argentinian artist, Lucio Fontana. Precursor to abstract art in the 30s, Fontana was part of the Futrist Movement. Passionate about conquering space, he was drawn towards that infinite universe, of craters and black holes. After making perforations with an awl, Fontana would use a cutter to slash his monochrome canvas with slits. Avenue Matignon, the Tornabuoni Gallery is …

ALBEROLA, GALERIE DANIEL TEMPLON, PARIS 

16 Apr 2014 | 68 views
La conscience claire… je vais vous lire la phrase d'où ça vient ça, la conscience claire : "Il sera avéré alors, que le monde possède une chose d'abord et depuis longtemps en rêve et que pour la posséder réellement seule lui manque la conscience claire. Il sera avéré qu'il ne s'agit pas d'une solution de continuité profonde entre le présent et le passé mais de la réalisation des idées du passé. Il sera avéré enfin que l'humanité ne commence pa…

BEN, GALERIE DANIEL TEMPLON - PARIS 

9 Mar 2014 | 82 views
BEN, qui collabore avec la Galerie Templon depuis 1970, propose à l’Impasse Beaubourg une nouvelle exposition sur le thème de l’ego, qui réunit rares pièces historiques de l’artiste et travaux inédits récents. BEN has been represented by Galerie Daniel Templon since 1970, and is presenting a new exhibition at the Impasse Beaubourg space on the theme of the ego. The show combines historic pieces with recent and previously unseen work.

CLAUDE VIALLAT, GALERIE DANIEL TEMPLON… 

9 Mar 2014 | 79 views
Né en 1936, Claude Viallat est un des fondateurs de Supports-Surfaces, mouvement d’avant-garde artistique qui éclot au début des années 70. Ce mouvement éphémère remet en question les moyens picturaux traditionnels. Regroupant entre autres Vincent Bioulès, Louis Cane, Daniel Dezeuze, Jean-Pierre Pincemin ou Noël Dolla, ce groupement à la fois théorique et politique appelle à un renouvellement de l’art par la remise en question des matériaux tra…

TTF HAUTE JOAILLERIE Gala night Place … 

8 Mar 2014 | 78 views
The Haute Jewelry brand TTF for Today, Tomorow and Forever is to show precious works in white jade and precious stones. Company president, Mr. Franck WU, has announced the opening of their premises near the Place Vendôme : 12, rue de la Paix 75002 Paris - France Contact : Mr Didier Brodbeck didier.brodbeck@gmail.com

CONVENT OF LA TOURETTE - FRANCE 

13 Feb 2014 | 51 views
25 kilometres away from Lyon, the Convent of la Tourette is a place of study and training for the Dominicans. One of the brothers there asked Corbusier to build a convent to house a hundred. Inaugurated by Corbusier in 1960, there are currently a dozen brothers in the convent. Architectural details are remarkable, and adhere to ideal proportions, which is Corbusier’s dogma. The Convent of La Tourette is still used as a place of worship, but i…

BILL VIOLA AT THE GRAND PALAIS, PARIS … 

21 Jan 2014 | 783 views
The Grand Palais tackles video art with one of its masters, Bill Viola. An American artist born in 1951, his sources of inspiration are from cultures, spiritual questions, music… Video allows Bill Viola to explore these themes, to bring them freely to life. Conceived by the artist as an introspective journey, this exhibition offers a three fold metaphysical iinterrogative : Who am I ?, Where am I ?, Where am I going ? Through his videos, Bil…