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June 2024

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The stunning red of Matisse’s studio

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About the exhibition “Matisse – L’Atelier rouge” on view until September 9 at the Louis Vuitton foundation in Paris. Certainly, the painting...
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The Ellsworth Kelly paradox

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About the exhibition “Ellsworth Kelly. Forms and Colors, 1949-2015” visible at the Louis Vuitton Foundation until September 9. Shapes and colors to...
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Claire Tabouret, the painter beloved of great collectors

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About Claire Tabouret's exhibitions to be seen this summer at the Château La Coste in La-Puy-Saint-Réparade (13), at the Ideal Palace of...
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The Louvre Museum: journey through the centuries and continents

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Former palace of the kings of France, the Louvre tells eight centuries of history through its majestic walls. Conceived in 1793 as...
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The hand-stitched painting of ML Poznanski

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About the entry of ML Poznanski into the stable of the young Lo Brutto Stahl gallery, rue des Vertus in Paris. There's...
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Pat Andrea keeps the line

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About the “Cut & Clash” exhibition to be seen at the Strouk art gallery, in Paris, until April 20.   Pat Andrea, born...
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Capucine Vever navigates troubled waters

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About the exhibition “Where the world overflows”, on view at La Graineterie, contemporary art center in Houilles, in Yvelines, until May 25,...
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Joana P.R. Neves breaks down the barriers of contemporary drawing

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About the Artpress interview with the artistic director of Drawing Now Art Fair. As a drawing enthusiast, I of course enjoyed the...
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The beautiful story of Anna Boch passes through Brittany

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About the exhibition “Anna Boch. An impressionist journey”, visible at the Pont-Aven Museum (29) until May 26. I will end up believing...
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Brancusi sculpts “the essence of things”

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About the Brancusi exhibition which is being held at the Center Pompidou in Paris from March 27 to July 1. Brancusi's sleeping...
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The visual literature of Babi Badalov

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About the retrospective “Babi Badalov. Xenopoetri” visible until April 28 at the Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts in Lausanne (Switzerland). He is...
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African-American modernists finally have their place at the Met

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About the exhibition “The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism” which is on until July 28 at the Met (Metropolitan Museum of Art)...
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In April in Parisian art galleries

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About exhibitions by artists who are on the rise on the contemporary art market. Can't travel at the moment? Do you still...
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He is free Jean Hélion

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About the retrospective exhibition “Jean Hélion – La prose du monde”, on view at the Museum of Modern Art in Paris until...

May 2024

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André Masson: the temptation of Gustave Courbet

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About the exhibition “André Masson. There is no finished world” visible at the Center Pompidou-Metz until September 2. Of course, I went...
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The fascination of the depths at the Louvre-Lens

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About the exhibition “Underground Worlds. 20,000 places under the earth” visible at the Louvre-Lens until July 22. Since its inauguration in December...
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Pollination by Wolfgang Laib

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About the exhibition “Wolfgang Laib. A mountain that we cannot climb. For Monet”, on view at the Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris...
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The experience of strangeness

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About the interview with the curator of the 60th Venice Biennale by Artpress magazine. Obviously, articles related to the Olympic and Paralympic...
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Straddling art and sport

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About the exhibition “Horse in Majesty. At the heart of a civilization” at the Palace of Versailles from July 2 to November...
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The art of being interested in sport

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About the relationship between art and sport to which Beaux Arts Magazine is devoting a richly documented 14-page dossier in May 2024....
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At the Venice Biennale, exhibition curators are also political strategists

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About the 60th edition of the Venice Biennale which takes place from April 20 to November 24. Will the Paris Olympics overshadow...
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Exploration of AI in Art: creative revolution or simple technological gadget?

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In the world of contemporary art, artificial intelligence has become an essential protagonist, arousing both fascination and concern about its creative potential....
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Drawing is a popular art!

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On the occasion of the contemporary drawing fair Drawing Now Art Fair, in Paris, from March 21 to 24 at the Carreau...
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The beautiful rediscovery of Auguste Herbin

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About the exhibition “Auguste Herbin (1882-1960)” on view at the Montmartre museum in Paris until September 15, 2024. Sometimes, I get tired...
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An exhibition… on the exhibition of future impressionists

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About the exhibition “Paris 1874. Inventing Impressionism”, visible at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris from March 26 to July 14, then at...
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The reality of painting according to Robert Ryman

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About the exhibition “Robert Ryman. The gaze in action”, on view at the Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris until July 1. I...
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The great return of weaving

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About the Art Paris fair which takes place from April 4 to 7 at the Ephemeral Palace with an emphasis on the...
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The place of women in the 16th centurycle

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About the exhibition “The scepter and the distaff, being a woman between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance”, on view at the...
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Hervé Di Rosa, the ferryman of worlds

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About the exhibition “Hervé Di Rosa – Le passe-mondes” visible until August 26 at the Center Pompidou in Paris. Perhaps you already...

April 2024

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When art emulsifies with restoration in contemporary art of the 21st Century

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In the eclectic world of contemporary art in the 21st century, a fascinating trend is emerging, combining two seemingly distant worlds: art...
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Bernard Gaube looks himself in the face

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About the “Hunimalité” exhibition on view until March 22, 2024 at L’ahah #Griset in Paris. This painter is said to be rare....
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The calm intensity of Sugimoto: between elegance and concern

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About the visit of the writer François Jonquet to the Enoura Observatory, created in Japan by Hiroshi Sugimoto and now accessible to...
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Do everything to make it stick

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On the occasion of the publication of the works “The Art of Feminine Collage”, published by Gallimard, and “Vitamin C+ - Collage...
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Friedrich's sublime and tragic mood

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About the exhibition “Caspar David Friedrich – Art for a New Age”, visible until April 1 at the Kunsthalle in Hamburg (Germany)....
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Frans Hals, the bad boy of the Golden Age

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About the exhibition “Frans Hals” visible from February 16 to June 9 at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, and from July 12 at...
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The collection of the heart of Georges Bemberg

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About the reopening of the Bemberg Foundation in Toulouse. Head to Toulouse! Does this tempt you? After three years of work, the...
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The Venice Biennale makes room for Julien Creuzet

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About Julien Creuzet who will represent France at the Venice Biennale from April 20 to November 24, 2024, and his exhibition “Oh...
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Surrealism more political in Belgium than in France

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About the centenary of Belgian surrealism celebrated in his country throughout 2024. In 2024, a passage through the Flat Country is essential....

March 2024

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The titans of Art History

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The history of art is an epic where creative geniuses sculpted the cultural landscape, leaving an indelible mark on the canvas of...
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Walter Vanhaerents follows his dreams

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About the exhibition “At the end of my dreams – Vanhaerents Art Collection”, which is on until January 14 at the Tripostal...
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The thought nourished by art of Jacques Lacan

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About “Lacan, the exhibition – When art meets psychoanalysis”, visible at the Center Pompidou-Metz until May 27. The idea is brilliant. To...
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Hélène Delprat, devourer of images

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About the exhibition “Hélène Delprat – Monster Soup” which is held from January 20 to March 9, 2024 at the Galerie Hauser...
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I didn't know that Edi Dubien was a star

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How did Edi Dubien’s Instagram account appear to me one day? I wonder... I remember believing then that it was an artist...
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Exhibitions on the agenda until summer

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The exhibitions not to be missed during the year are, as usual, on the front page of all the art magazines in...
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Vladimír Škoda in the upper echelons

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About the internationally renowned sculptor who has been living in Auvergne for around twenty years. I had the immense pleasure of meeting...
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Are the images of joy joy?

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About the publication in October 2023 of Paul Ardenne's book entitled “L'art en joie. Aesthetics of joyful humanity.” (Edition La Muette/BDL. 336...
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All of Gilles Aillaud's painting is political

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About the exhibition “Gilles Aillaud. Political animal”, on view until February 26 at the Center Pompidou, in Paris. The work of Gilles...
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