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February 2023

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Art and justice...

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Louis Vuitton put on notice for using paintings without agreement! Yes, you heard right, Louis Vuitton has been served with a formal...
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Tribute to Soulages

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Pierre Soulages, who died on 25 October and would have been 103 years old on 24 December, is the subject of a...
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William Morris wanted to give the world back its beauty

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About the exhibition "William Morris 1834-1896. Art in Everything", on view at La Piscine in Roubaix until 8 January. He wanted to...
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Science fiction inspires art

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What if Man had for a long time been so afraid of witnessing the collapse of capitalism... that he had finally preferred...
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The elastic art of Fabrice Hyber

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“I dream of all the museums in the world becoming schools. Imagine kids seeing works of art every day! In the works...
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The Lyon Museum of Fine Arts brings Poussin’s work to life

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Love, love, love... that we always talk about... sang Mouloudji. Is it because it was absolutely necessary to bring out the heavy...
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In the light of Vincent Bioulès

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Born in Montpellier in 1938, where he lives and works, the painter Vincent Bioulès is one of the founding members of the...
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The material nobility of art

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About the work of Caroline Achaintre, whose large-scale works in tufted wool, basketry and ceramics are increasingly visible on the contemporary art...
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Dare to visit art galleries

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About the exhibitions to be seen in Parisian art galleries at the turn of 2022 and 2023. What better way to keep...

January 2023

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Artificial art: art or no art?

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With artificial intelligence (AI) software in the spotlight, and with the latter extending its scope to art, we turn to the question:...
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André Devambez knows how to take the high road

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About the exhibition "André Devambez - Vertiges de l'imagination", on view until 31 December 2022 at the Petit Palais, Paris. Of course,...
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Cristina Iglesias' new "bedroom".

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About the participation of Cristina Iglesias in the exhibition "De la nature" which is held at the museum of Grenoble until March...
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Terroir painting is popular

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About the increasing number of exhibitions devoted by museums to artists from their region. We are not only witnessing the revenge of...
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Still life is not dead

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About the exhibition "Les Choses" held at the Louvre Museum in Paris until 23 January 2023. Victor Hugo himself wrote as much...
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Serbian contemporary art without borders

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About the emerging art scene in Belgrade and Mrdan Bajic's exhibition at MoCaB. Did you know that Serbia is a booming scene...
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Proust's search for never-lost works of art

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Not one of Marcel Proust's (1871-1922) novels is without works of art! This art accompanied the entire life of the man who...
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Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp: after 11 years of closure, let there be light!

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About the reopening on 24 September 2022 of the renovated and expanded KMSKA, the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp. Let's go...
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Paris + by Art Basel: back to the future

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About the works for sale on the stands of art galleries at the Paris + international contemporary art fair held from 20...

December 2022

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Bright and vibrant Sally Gabori

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About the exhibition "Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori" which runs until 6 November at the Fondation Cartier in Paris. She was a weaver...
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In the light of Joan Mitchell

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About the double exhibition devoted to Joan Mitchell by the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris until 27 February 2022: "Joan Mitchell Retrospective"...
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The AfriCOBRA spirit is still alive in Chicag

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About the Expo Chicago fair and the city's artistic buzz since AfriCOBRA. The contemporary art magazine Artpress looks back this month at...
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Was the painter Walter Sickert Jack the Ripper?

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About the exhibition "Walter Sickert. Peindre et transgresser", which is being held at the Petit Palais, Paris, until 29 January 2023. Let's...
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The subversive radicalism of Oskar Kokoschka

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About the exhibition "Oska Kokoschka, a Fauve in Vienna", which runs until 12 February 2023 at the Musée d'Art Moderne in Paris....
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Alice Neel's painting photographs humanity

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About the "Alice Neel" exhibition at the Centre Pompidou until 16 January 2023. At last, Alice Neel (1900-1984) is installed at the...
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Auction of the Century" announced for November

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About the sale at Christie's in New York of the collection of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, estimated at more than one billion...
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Swiss precision to revive the Paris International Contemporary Art Fair

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About the first edition of Paris + by Art Basel, held in Paris from 20 to 23 October. Last week made Paris...
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Art: White flag?

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Can art be considered simply as the expression of beauty, be entirely focused on beauty and express its quintessence? Can art do...

November 2022

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