Sculpture

Guggenheim New York, Beyeler Foundation Basel, plus the recreation of his studio in Paris: Alberto Giacometti is everywhere

Alberto Giacometti in the yard of the studio with la Grande femme IV by Annette Giacometti Alberto Giacometti in his studio by Annette Giacometti Reconstitution of the studio(simulation) Reconstitution of the studio of Alberto Giacometti Giacometti InstituteBILD bildstudio.net Wall of Alberto Giacometti studio In the studio of Giacometti by Ernst Scheidegger Giacometti instituteBILD bildstudio.net Buste […]

Art history and the art market: the dealer who made replicas for Duchamp in 1964 recounts the experience and David Nahmad talks about the Picasso he just bought for 120 million dollars

William N Copley (detail) William N Copley Clovis Trouille Victor Brauner Leonora Carrington Dorothea Tanning Pierre Roy Max Ernst Matta Jacques Herold Leonora Carrington Harry Carlsson Jean-Jacques Lebel On Friday 8 June, Christie’s is auctioning a group of 62 artworks estimated at 800,000 euros owned by the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. They all share the […]

Carl Andre: (finally) understanding the (modest) king of minimal art

Carl Andre Carl Andre Carl Andre Carl Andre Carl Andre Carl Andre Carl Andre Carl Andre exhibition catalogue @ MAM Let’s be frank.   Among the art lovers of this world – that vast group of individuals that loves flaunting its coffee table books and haunts Moma, the Centre Pompidou and the Tate Modern – how […]

Urs Fischer: A fantastic new show from the art collectors’ favourite

Urs Fischer Urs Fischer Urs Fischer Urs Fischer Urs Fischer Urs Fischer Urs Fischer Urs Fischer Urs Fischer There is a new very good space in France for international contemporary art – the Van Gogh Foundation in Arles. You can look for all the similarities you want between Vincent Van Gogh, who is almost the […]

In Thomas Houseago’s studio speaking about art history and death

Thomas Houseago Thomas Houseago Thomas Houseago Thomas Houseago Thomas Houseago Thomas Houseago Thomas Houseago He’s one of the most interesting and intriguing sculptors of our times. Thomas Houseago, born in 1972, gives his three-dimensional works a highly original form. It’s hard, however, to refrain from seeing them as a way of revisiting the history of […]

MODIGLIANI retrospective in Villeneuve d’Ascq (North of France): a must see

Modigliani Modigliani Modigliani Modigliani Modigliani Modigliani Modigliani France is a nation of great wealth, at least when it comes to art. And one of the most beautiful modern collections outside Paris is in Villeneuve d’Ascq, on the outskirts of Lille, in a  museum called Lille Art Moderne or LAM. From Picasso (25 paintings) to Leger […]

Anish Kapoor, Metaphysical Sculptor

By Anish Kapoor By Anish Kapoor Anish Kapoor @ Couvent de la Tourette near Lyon By Anish Kapoor By Anish Kapoor It was a 73,000-cubic-meter (2,578-cubic-foot) blood-red belly—the original matrix—and you could enter it. Those who were in Paris in spring 2011 haven’t forgotten the crimson resin membrane that occupied the entire nave of the […]

Château La Coste: Contemplative Art Experience in Provence

Château La Coste The landscape is pure Cézanne. In any case, Sainte-Victoire isn’t too far away. The light is golden, as it always is this time of year in Provence. The estate is pungent with the scent of pines growing all over the property, surrounding 130 hectares (321 acres) of vineyards. You are at Château […]

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