ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE AT THE GRAND PALAI… 

20 Jan 2014 | 118 views
There’s an homage to New York in the 1970s in the Grand Palais with a retrospective of Robert Mapplethorpe. Photography with a polaroid was the perfect medium for him in a time when everything wasmoving very quickly. He approached his subjects as would a sculptor and this dimension explodes in his nudes resulting in portraits whether they be of the female body, or gleaned from the underground gay culture. Still lives, sado- masochism were his…

PARIS, MONUMENTS AND HISTORY - FRANCE 

20 Jan 2014 | 28 views
For those who love Paris, love to visit it, live in it, or those who dream of coming, the city is best discovered on the Seine. With its 37 bridges, the countless points of view from the river highlight both lesser and better known monuments. The Beaux Arts, The Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty. Paris is a jewel with its squares, its gardens andits buildings. Paris is a dense city that attracts with the lively atmosphere of its different …

BASELWORLD, BASIL - SWITZERLAND 

20 Jan 2014 | 38 views
The town of Basil in Switzerland hosts world reknowned professional salons. From March 27th to April 3rd, it’s Baselworld’s turn, a must in the world of Watchmaking and Jewelry. Baselworld attracts the whole world, with 122,000 visitors recorded last year. Luxury brands and the Houses of Haute Couture work together in the high tradition of Swiss Watchmaking to produce a design and technicity that complement one another. Precious stones and je…

HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON AT THE POMPIDOU … 

20 Jan 2014 | 124 views
The Centre Pompidou in Paris is the venue for the retrospective of photographer Henri Cartier –Bresson. Born in 1908, Henri Cartier-Bresson studied painting in the Montparnasse area, where he befriended the surrealists. But, finally, he traded his pencils and paintbrushes in for a Leica camera. He cofounded the photography agency MAGNUM and travelled across the world for photo reports and documentaries. His photographs are a testimony to world…

ART PARIS, GRAND PALAIS - PARIS 

17 Jan 2014 | 188 views
Art Paris Art Fair heralds in springtime with its annual fair, bringing together 114 international galleries. From March 27th to March 30th, visitors and collectors tour the stands on the prowl for the galleries’gems. The galeries selected are those that champion a true vision of art in all medias. Design is also represented. This year, China is the guest of honnour for the occasion of the 50th anniversary of France’s recognition of Popular…