JEFF KOONS, CENTRE POMPIDOU - PARIS 

16 Sep 2014 | 95 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 | 26 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 | 33 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 | 177 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 | 34 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…