Sigmar Polke Sigmar Polke Sigmar Polke Sigmar Polke Sigmar Polke Sigmar Polke Free spirit The free-spirited and prolific Sigmar Polke (1941-2010), a great painter, was the subject of a retrospective at Moma in New York and at the Tate in London in 2014. Palazzo Grassi His work was also exhibited in 2016 at the Pinault […]
Francis Bacon Francis Bacon Francis Bacon Francis Bacon Francis Bacon Francis Bacon Francis Bacon Crucial days There are crucial days that can change your life forever. Take the British painter Francis Bacon. On 26 October 1971 he was the subject of a major exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris. Not only was it a […]
Peter Lindbergh Alberto Giacometti Peter Lindbergh Peter Lindbergh, Alberto Giacomettii Peter Lindbergh, Alberto Giacometti Peter Lindbergh Alberto Giacometti Peter Lindbergh, Alberto Giacometti Peter Lindbergh, Alberto Giacomettiti https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBa2p4_YCxA The great German photographer who lived in Paris, Peter Lindbergh, died on 3 September. I met him last January. At the Giacometti Institute he was exhibiting his […]
Alexander Kluge: the writer and director, student of Adorno and Fritz Lang, talks about his collaborations and admirations from Baselitz to Godard
Alexander Kluge Alexander Kluge Jean Yves Jouannais, Alexander Kluge Alexander Kluge Alexander Kluge Alexander Kluge Alexander Kluge The boat is leaking. The captain lied The boat is leaking. The captain lied The boat is leaking. The captain lied Multifaceted and ever-changing reality Besides the heat that extinguishes all possibility of articulated thought, today’s world […]
Cao Fei Hou Hanru, Cao Dan,Cao fei, Yan Pei Ming Cao Fei exhibition view Cao Fei exhibition view Cao Fei Cao Fei Cao Fei Cao Fei Cao Fei Cao Fei Cao Fei Cao Fei Cao Fei Cao Fei RMB city There is a before and after Cao Fei. Or at least there is a […]
André Breton, Paul Bonet. 284 André Breton, Théodrore Fraenkel André Breton 140 André Breton 140. André Breton 140 Alberto Giacometti 359 Matisse 345 Surrealism and Dada Surrealism and Dada were movements that radically revolutionized not just the art world but also our general ways of thinking, dreaming and writing. Intellectual revolutions If you want […]
Centre Pompidou: How cavemen changed the history of twentieth-century art. This major exhibition will not be travelling.
Marguerite Humeau Paul Cézanne Paul Cézanne Vénus of Lespugue Pablo Picasso Alberto Giacometti Pablo Picasso Paul Cézanne The story begins in the pine forests of Aix. Imagine the cicadas, the hot sun beating down, and Paul Cézanne coming to this spot every day to paint, in an old quarry where stones were cut in […]
Louise Bourgeois © Alex Van Gelder Louise Bourgeois Jerry Gorovoy, Alfred Pacquement Jerry Gorovoy, M L Bernardac 174 Boulevard Saint Germain Louise Bourgeois Louise Bourgeois Louise Bourgeois Art super star It was only after her death that the American artist Louise Bourgeois (1910-2010) became a contemporary art superstar, thanks to a proliferation of exhibitions around […]
Papoua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea. Uli figure East Sepik West Papua Tahiti Oceania New Caledonia Papoua New Guinea Spiritual beauty It’s like a visual punch in the face. A beauty that is both powerful and spiritual. The Oceania exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly, which has come from the […]
Paris: Gauguin dictated the standards for a good painting. Sérusier, Filiger, Bonnard and the others followed.
Paul Sérusier, le talisman Paul Gauguin Pau Sérusier Paul Sérusier CHarles Filiger Charles Filiger Charles Filiger Charles Filiger Paul Gauguin “How do you see this tree? Is it really green? Use green then, the most beautiful green on your palette. And that shadow, rather blue? Don’t be afraid to paint it as blue as […]
Marie- Guillemine Benoist Abbé Jean -Pierre Moussa John Philip Simpson Théodore Chassériau Edouard Manet Frédéric Bazille Edgar Degas People refuse to see me “I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me. (…) When they approach me they see only my surroundings, themselves or figments of their imagination, indeed, everything and anything […]
Theaster Gates Theaster Gates Theaster Gates Theaster Gates Theaster Gates Theaster Gates Theaster Gates Theaster Gates Theaster Gates Theaster Gates Theaster Gates Theaster Gates Theaster Gates in public To understand Theaster Gates (born in 1973) you must first have the opportunity to see him in public. He’s charged with electricity, volcanic. A star in […]
Wim Wenders talks about Notre Dame, fate, images in the digital age and his project at the Grand Palais
Wim Wenders Wim Wenders Wim Wenders Wim Wenders Wim Wenders With Wim Wenders Part of the cinema history Whatever our areas of interest, we can agree that Wim Wenders (born in 1945) is now a part of the cinema history. There are flashes of Wenders inscribed in our collective memory, like the red […]
Thomas Houseago Fabrice Hergott, Thomas Houseago, Brad Pitt Thomas Houseago Thomas Houseago Thomas Houseago Thomas Houseago Thomas Houseago Brad Pitt’s poetry The story could begin with a few poetic sentences from Brad Pitt: “He walks right by, though he doesn’t see (me)- Shapes and obsessions block his view. He disappears into his cavern, for […]
KAWS mania: the designer selling for 14.8 million dollars is supported by the Arte Povera theoretician Germano Celant
Kaws at Hoca foundation Kaws at Hoca foundationKaws at Hoca foundation Kaws at Hoca foundation Kaws at Hoca foundation Kaws at Hoca foundation KAWS at Christie’s KAWS at Sotheby’s Kaws at Phillips Emmanuel Perrotin “The first time someone stole a piece of art from me it was a work by Kaws, two small […]
Lee Ufan Lee Ufan In Lee Ufan studio Lee Ufan Lee Ufan Lee Ufan Lee Ufan Lee Ufan Lee Ufan Lee Ufan A certain tension A slight imbalance. Some kind of disturbance… Great artists don’t create unforgettable works by envisaging perfection so much as by establishing anomalies. Along with the exceptional jazz pianist Thelonious […]
Agnès Varda The Oscar in Agnès Varda’s house Agnès Varda Calder family by Agnès Varda Agnès Varda Agnès Varda Agnes Varda Agnès Varda Agnès Varda Agnès Varda Agnes Varda Agnes Varda What sadness to learn that Agnès Varda, the heroine of French cinema, passed away during the night between 28 and 29 March. I was […]
Fondation Vuitton: Courtauld amassed pieces by Cézanne, Seurat and Manet in seven years. Zoom in on five exceptional artworks.
Edouard Manet Samuel Courtauld Vincent Van Gogh Edouard Manet Georges Seurat Georges Seurat Paul Cézanne Georges Seurat Paul Cézanne Paul Cézanne Claude Monet Paul Gauguin The good Impressionnism The word “Impressionism” may be ringing in the ears of the twenty-first-century man like a deterrent. Some people no longer want the endless greenish landscapes of late […]