CUSTODIA FOUNDATION, PARIS - FRANCE 

7 May 2014 | 52 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…

MARSEILLE, LIVELY AND UNIQUE CITY - FR… 

7 May 2014 | 39 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 | 77 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 | 24 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’…

LUCIO FONTANA RETROSPECTIVE, PARIS 

6 May 2014 | 27 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 …