L’Arc de Triomphe Wrapped: Christo is brought back to life for fifteen days

  https://youtu.be/mIKp-LgjBts Unconditional acclaim There are certain artworks which, however disconcerting their appearance, are still met with unconditional acclaim.   Cézanne, El Greco, Picasso People never question El Greco’s elongated forms stretching up to the sky. Nor do they criticize the crooked tables in Paul Cézanne still lifes, or Picasso’s square, multifaceted figures. It is […]

Centre Pompidou, Paris: the immense pleasure in the work of Georgia O’Keeffe

  https://youtu.be/KwssqQpCJEU The “weaker” sex One good thing about trends is that they can lead us to rediscover certain major artists who have spent too long under the radar. This is true of Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) who, within the official narrative of the early 20th century avant-garde, displays several handicaps: she was a woman, she […]

Damien Hirst: a new series of works which are photogenic but devoid of meaning

  https://youtu.be/hbhprpFeE_0 Large scale and large number It must be the sensation of the season in Paris. At the Fondation Cartier, Damien Hirst (born in 1965), the superstar from the 1990s and former leader of the Young British Artists, is displaying his new work in his usual fashion – on a very large scale and […]

An homage to Christian Boltanski

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Jeff Koons in Marseille like you’ve never seen him before

  https://youtu.be/w2a4_K2Yfm0 Famous Jeff Koons is one of a small number of contemporary artists of whom the general public often says “I know them” and frequently follows up with “I don’t like them.” Money But people don’t tend to be familiar with the actual works by the American artist, born in 1955, so much as […]

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