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October 2023

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L’influence de la mode sur l’art au 21ème siècle

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Au 21ème siècle, le monde de l'art ne cesse de se réinventer, de repousser les limites et de puiser dans une multitude...
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A village in the pictures

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About the La Gacilly Photo Festival (56), running until 1 October 2023. You may have heard of La Gacilly as a child...
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Roma art deconstructs clichés at the Mucem

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About the exhibition "Barvalo - Roms, Sinti, Manouches, Gitans, Voyageurs...", on show at the Mucem in Marseille until 4 September. What fascinates...
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Maurice Denis, painter and evangelist of Nature

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About the "Maurice Denis - Les chemins de la Nature" exhibition, on view until 1 October at the Domaine départemental de la...
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A life-size "game" at Pompidou-Metz

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About the "Bonne chance" exhibition by Scandinavian duo Elmgreen & Dragset, at the Centre Pompidou-Metz until 1 April 2024. The impertinent Berlin-based...
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Bastien Cosson's art of living

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About Bastien Cosson's "Autopromo" exhibition, on show at the Café des Glaces in Tonnerre (Yonne) until 7 October. "There is no 'Cosson'...
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Contemporary art in Hong Kong is changing

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About the vitalist impulse of artists who embrace the present, particularly those in Hong Kong who respond to political upheaval with artistic...
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"I'm a painter, not an artist".

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About the retrospective exhibition "Neo Rauch, le songe de la raison", on view until 15 October at the MO.CO. in Montpellier. The...
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Contemporary art has its own island

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About the Greek island of Hydra, which a billionaire collector has turned into a haven for artists, art galleries and art events....

September 2023

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Guernica: a work of art for a better world!

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Art has the power to transcend the boundaries of language, culture and time. It is in this spirit that we take a...
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Medusa in all tenses

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About the exhibition "Under the gaze of Medusa. From Ancient Greece to Digital Art", on show at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in...
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A surge of Neapolitan treasures at the Louvre

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<p>About the exhibition &quot;Naples in Paris - The Louvre invites the Capodimonte Museum&quot;, on view until 8 January 2024.</p> <p>The Capodimonte Museum...
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The exceptional daily life of Valentine Schlegel

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<p>About the exhibition &quot;Valentine Schlegel, l&#39;art pour le quotidien&quot;, on view until 17 September at the Mus&eacute;e Fabre in Montpellier.</p> <p>She was...
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A summer of modern art

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About Guillaume Morel's selection of exhibitions devoted this summer to the masters of modern art for Connaissance des arts. This summer, the...
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Tacita Dean's work moves in the shadow of the world

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About the "Tacita Dean - Geography Biography" exhibition at the Bourse de Commerce - Pinault Collection in Paris until 18 September. Since...
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Jeremy Deller, the artist who loves people

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About the "Art is Magic" retrospective exhibition devoted to Jeremy Deller in Rennes, on show at three venues until 17 September. Even...
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Monet in the light of the South

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About the "Monet en pleine lumière" exhibition, on view until 3 September at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. Marie Zawisza's report in...
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Super Mario Bros... for Super Michel Majerus

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About the exhibition "Michel Majerus: Machine of Sense", on show at Mudam in Luxembourg from 1 March to 1 October. He was...

August 2023

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Art: from prehistory to the present day!

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Art, in the broad sense of human creative expression, dates back to extremely ancient times. The first manifestations of art date back...
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What is a landscape?

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About the exhibition "Landscape. Window on Nature", on show at the Louvre-Lens until 24 July. A fascinating exhibition tells the story of...
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The voices and paths of abstraction

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About the exhibition "Hilma af Klint & Piet Mondrian - Forms of Life" on show in London until 3 September. Another woman...
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Spotlight on Velazquez's mysterious slave

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About the exhibition "Juan de Pareja - Afro-Hispanic Painter" at the Met in New York until 16 July 2023. His face is...
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Ecological art takes centre stage

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On the growing number of exhibitions on environmental issues since the Covid crisis. "In the face of ecological and climate crises, can...
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Le tour de Suisse en musées

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About the ten major museums in Switzerland that make up the Art Museums of Switzerland association. How about a little tour of...
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Philippe Cognée: "We always paint afterwards, and from afterwards...".

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About the three exhibitions devoted to Philippe Cognée in 2023, at the Musée de Tessé in Le Mans, the Musée de l'Orangerie...
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Condo or the inverted form of abstract art

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About the retrospective exhibition "Humanoids" devoted to George Condo at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco until 1 October 2023. He is...
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The icon, an open window on the elusive

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About the "Icons" exhibition, on view until 26 November 2023 at the Punta della Dogona in Venice. The incised canvas by Lucio...

July 2023

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Works of art in Disney cartoons?

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Disney cartoons are classics seen and re-seen by many generations. And if Disney has built a cartoon empire, it's because viewers are...
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L'art contemporain

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L'art contemporain est un terme utilisé pour décrire l'art créé au cours du XXe et du XXIe siècle. Il est caractérisé par...
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Formidable Valadon retrospective

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On the occasion of the exhibition "Suzanne Valadon. Un monde à soi" on view at the Centre Pompidou-Metz until 11 September. Black...
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Tackling an unlimited subject with a limited collection

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About the exhibition "La Répétition" at the Centre Pompidou-Metz until 27 January 2025. The choice of only one tiny painting by Claude...
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From geometric abstraction arises the real

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About a selection of American artists established by Artpress because they explode the codes within the rule. Geo or more than geo?...
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Medusa from Antique to Digital

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About the exhibition "Under the gaze of Medusa. From Ancient Greece to Digital Art", on view at the Caen Museum of Fine...
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Matisse's turn of the 1930s

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About the exhibition "Matisse. Cahiers d'art, le tournant des années 1930" presented at the Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, until 29 May. Did...
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Les femmes dans le Surréalisme

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About the exhibition "Surrealism in the feminine?" presented until 10 September 2023 at the Musée de Montmartre in Paris. A powerful image...
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The renovated Goya Museum sheds light on Hispanic art

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About the reopening of the Goya Museum in Castres on 15 April 2023. After three years of work, the Goya Museum reopened...
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Artists' wallpaper

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A look back at the phenomenon of wallpaper as an artistic medium, on the occasion of the exhibition "Célébration Picasso - La...
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