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An homage to Christian Boltanski

Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski Christian Boltanski   14 July 2021 All his life Christian Boltanski was obsessed by death. At his final large-scale exhibition, a retrospective conceived as a single artwork in 2019 […]

Lacaton and Vassal: the 2021 Pritzker Prize winners in their own words

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOcPjIvN450 Ego Are they starchitects? On 16 March 2021 the famous Pritzker Prize was awarded to a French couple: Anne Lacaton (born in 1955) and Jean-Philippe Vassal (born in 1954). Partners in life and in business, these two architects, aren’t remotely affiliated with any kind of star system, as is usually the case for […]

Beyeler Foundation: Olafur Eliasson breaks down the walls of the museum to let in his eco dream

  https://youtu.be/OxTr5dkWJNE His Sainte Victoire During a public health crisis, the Beyeler Foundation could have contented itself with displaying its Rothkos, Monets, Giacomettis… from the permanent collection amassed by its founder, the dealer Ernst Beyeler (1921-2010). When the latter invited me to visit his site, which had just opened, looking out through the large windows […]

Pol Taburet: out of the paintbrushes of young artists comes forth truth

    Crystal balls Visionaries. In times of crisis, humanity is always looking for people who seem able to reveal truths before everyone else. These modern-day magi, bereft of their crystal balls, may take the guise of scientists, doctors, anthropologists, or those who specialize in the natural world, experienced people who are nobody’s fools during […]

Fiac Online: what is the art market’s “French Touch”?

    Daft Punk In electronic music, people often refer to a unique genre known as “French touch” which enjoyed great international success by liberating itself from its traditional musical heritage, and whose frontrunners were the now defunct Daft Punk. While the duo announced their separation on 22 February 2021, the idea of a “French […]

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