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Sunday at the Gallery – Un dimanche à la galerie

Good news ! For its second edition, More than hundred galleries will welcome you on Sunday 27th November in Paris neighboorhoods, Marais, Saint-Germain, Belleville, Ménilmontant etc. Here is the list : Un dimanche à la galerie Good visit !...
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PARIS PHOTO 2016

At the Grand-Palais from 10th to 13th November 2016 November is the month for photography. Paris Photo has become the unmissable event gathering vintage photographs along with documentary and contemporary art prints. This 20th edition, under the magnificent Grand-Palais glass roof, is a display of the best works international and French galleries have to offer....
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BEN : Tout est art ? – Is Everything Art?

At the Maillol Museum until 17th January 2017 We all know the white on black writings by French/Swiss artist BEN, born Ben Vautier in 1935, in Naples. Some short, witty sentences which spread over almost every kind of supports.  From canvas to cardboards to pencil cases or schoolbooks, there is no escape! His graphic writings, childlike...
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Takashi MURAKAMI : Learning the Magic of Painting

At Perrotin gallery until 23rd 2016 Fun? Spiritual? Ironic? Or maybe all of it? The recent paintings by Takashi Murakami generate an electric atmosphere in the rooms of Perrotin gallery. A robotic avatar of the Japanese Master greets us – not without a touch of humour – humming...
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EXHIBITION Eugen GABRITSCHEVSKY

At the Maison rouge until 18th Septembre 2016 Eugen Gabritschevsky was born in Moscow in 1893. He started out on a promising career path as a geneticist, however, in 1917 he started to display first signs of suffering from psychiatric disorders. In 1929 he was committed to a...
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Claude VIALLAT : The 1980’s

At Daniel Templon gallery until 23rd July 2016 Akey figure of the French art scene, Claude Viallat celebrates his 80th birthday this year. It is the perfect opportunity for Daniel Templon gallery – which is also celebrating its 50th anniversary – to mark the occasion with a colourful show! A founding member of the French Supports/Surfaces...
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EXHIBITION: The intimate world of Josef SUDEK

  At the Jeu de Paume gallery until 25th September 2016 Asweet melancholy emanates from the black and white pictures of Czech photographer Josef Sudek (Kolin, 1896- Prague, 1976). The exhibition on view at the Jeu de Paume gallery titled The Intimate World of Josef Sudek plunges us into the intimacy of his studio, crammed with...
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EXHIBITION Louis STETTNER : Ici Ailleurs (Here Elsewhere)

Louis STETTNER at the Pompidou Center until 12th Septembre 2016 Today at the age of 93, Louis Stettner has built a rich and intense photographic body of work fuelled by his encounters here and elsewhere, as titled by his retrospective at the Pompidou Center: Ici Ailleurs. For eight decades, the pulsating hearts of Paris and New...
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Exhibition ARAKI

At the museum Guimet until 5th September 2016 The sulphurous perfume of scandal is still blowing across the photographs of Japanese master Nobuyoshi Araki – and we are asking for it. Through more than 400 photographs, the museum Guimet explores 50 years of a prolific...
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Exhibition Franz ACKERMANN

At Daniel Templon gallery until 28th May 2016   Daniel Templon gallery presents, for the first time in its Parisian space, the works of German artist Franz Ackermann. The great colourist, born in 1963, today lives and works between Berlin, Karlsruhe and Istanbul. His monumental paintings with strong, flashy colours...
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Frédéric MALETTE: The Fragility of Heroes

  Exhibition at Catherine Putman Gallery until 28th May 2016 What an enchanting discovery at Catherine Putman Gallery, presenting for the first time the paper works of Frédéric Malette – after we already had a chance to get a glimpse of his work during the Parisian art fair Drawing Now. The artist, born in 1978, practices...
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ITCHI : Hang Time

At la Lanterne gallery until 22th May 2016   For his first show at La Lanterne gallery, artist Sacha Cohen Tanugi, aka ITCHI, distills a good dose of humor and tenderness in his exhibition “Hang Time”. An illustrator and graphic designer by training, the thirty year old Parisian revives the cherished magazines of our mothers and grandmothers....
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SHANTHAMANI. M : Neither Tree nor Ashes

At Suzanne Tarasieve Gallery Paris until 21st May 2016   It was in India that gallerist Suzanne Tarasieve discovered the work of Shanthamani. M. For her first solo show at the Parisian gallery, the artist, born in Mysore in 1967, unveils a series of works on paper and sculptures grouped under the title “Neither Tree...
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Martin DAMMANN : Schuld

At In Situ gallery – Fabienne Leclerc until 22nd May 2016   The exhibition “Schuld” (‘guilt’), currently on show at In Situ gallery – Fabienne Leclerc features the recent, hitherto unseen works by Martin Dammann. The Berlin artist, born in 1965, has assembled for the past twenty years a collection of rather unusual photographs. Those photographs were...
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Fabien BOITARD : Waiting for the serious things

At galerie Derouillon until 14th May 2016   Another fantastic exhibition of paintings! For his second solo show at Galerie Derouillon, artist Fabien Boitard invites us to contemplate his new works “Waiting for the serious things – to happen”. Splashes, glazes and scrapings are embedded in a mysterious haziness and playfully straddle the border between...
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Miquel BARCELÓ : Sol y sombra

Until 28th August 2016 at the François Miterrand Library (BNF) Soon to turn 60, Miquel Barceló is still bursting with energy. He is currently inaugurating two major exhibitions in Paris, at the National Library of France (BNF) and at the Picasso Museum (Musée Picasso). The Catalan artist has built an abundant body of work drawing inspiration from...
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PICASSO. SCULPTURES

 At the Musée national Picasso-Paris until 28th August 2016   The King of artists and his wonderful reservoir of shapes are without limits. Indeed, so numerous are Picasso’s creations, that the eponymous museum is already renewing its display, dedicating the ground and first floor to its current exhibition titled “Picasso. Sculptures”....
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CERAMIX : from Rodin to Schütte

At La maison rouge until 5th June 2016 In partnership with Sèvres-Cité de la céramique and the Bonnefanten Museum of Maastricht, La maison rouge offers us a delightful immersion into the heart of ceramic. Far from being a foreign material to the Director of the Foundation, Antoine de Galbert keeps in his private collection many earthenware pieces. Shary...
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Daido MORIYAMA : Daido Tokyo

Exhibition at the Cartier Foundation for contemporary art until 5th June 2016   Photographer Daido Moriyama (born in 1938) takes us along on his tour through Japan, sharing his fascination with the untameable city that is Tokyo. Camera-in-hand he wanders, since the late 90s, the narrow streets of the frenetic neighbourhood called Shinjuku. Daido Moriyama grabs,...
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Jean-Michel ALBEROLA : The adventure of details

Exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo until 16th May 2016   Spring is coming early this year at the Palais de Tokyo, where multiple new shows are blossoming. Stéphane Calais’ floral, new black and white piece spreads luxuriously on the walls of level 2, whilst the duo of brothers Florian & Michael Quistrebert is captivating our...
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Richard SERRA : Ramble Drawings

Exhibition at Gagosian gallery until 2nd April 2016 Best known for his monumental sculptures made of steel, Richard Serra (born 1938) delights us this time with a series of abstract drawings titled:  “Rambles”. Yet the practice of drawing is nothing new in the work of the American artist who religiously devotes a few hours each morning...
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Vidya GASTALDON: Hello from the Other Side

Exhibition at Art : Concept gallery until 12th March 2016   Art: Concept gallery presents in its recently opened space, passage Sainte Avoye, new works of artist Vidya Gastaldon, born in 1974. ‘Hello From the Other Side’ is a pop culture reference to the song by British singer Adele, who is a regular at the top of the ‘charts’....
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Gideon RUBIN : Questions of Forgiveness

Exhibition until 5th March 2016 at Karsten Greve Gallery   Karsten Greve Gallery presents recent works by artist Gideon Rubin, born in Tel Aviv in 1973. A series of enigmatic portraits depicting faceless characters or showing the back of their head embeds us into...
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Julien DES MONSTIERS: In the Shade of Meteorites

Exhibition At Christophe Gaillard gallery until 27th February 2016   Julien des Monstiers gives new life to the art of painting! This young artist – born in 1983 – mixes styles and shuffleboard. Going from figuration to abstraction with disconcerting ease, he draws inspiration from ...
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Jeudis Arty / Arty Thursday

Save the date ! The ‘Jeudis Arty’ (Arty Thursday), the contemporary art night is back in the Marais, on Thursday, February 4th. From rue Chapon to rue de Turenne, art galleries open their doors from 6pm to 10pm. A great opportunity to take your mind off things after work … Dowload the program here or book a visit...
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Kimber Smith : Works on paper, 1957 – 1975

Exhibition until 5th March 2016 at Jean Fournier Gallery   What an enchanting discovery at Jean Fournier Gallery! Over twenty works on paper created between 1957 and 1975 by American painter Kimber Smith (1922-1981) are on display until March 5th....
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Exhibition: Sylvain GOEMAERE / J-R. HISSARD

Until 30th January 2016 at Galerie Susse Frères...
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David LEFEBVRE : Le tour, la face, le bord

  Until 3rd March 2016 at ZÜRCHER Gallery Galerie Zürcher presents a set of uncanny landscape paintings coming from the quirky imagination of David Lefebvre. Dreams and memory are certainly no strangers to the painter born in 1980. His exhibition titled: “Le tour, la face, le bord” (the round, the face, the edge) consist of...
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Anselm KIEFER : Retrospective

Until 16th April 2016 at the Pompidou Center   Parisian exhibitions are currently putting the light on German artists – and are right to do so! Earlier this year, the Museum of Modern Art devoted a retrospective to painter Markus Lupertz. Now the Pompidou Centre has put together a tour into the heart of the...
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Exhibition: DUST / Histories of dust after Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp

At the Bal until 17th January 2016 It all starts with an enigmatic piece. Its author? Man Ray and / or Marcel Duchamp. The subject is equally indeterminate. When this photography appeared for the first time, in 1922, it was titled “View taken from an airplane” (Vue prise d’un aéroplane). Yet in 1964, it was...
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EXHIBITION. Marc Chagall, The Triumph of Music

The exhibition Marc Chagall, “the Triumph of Music” is at the Paris Philharmonic from 13th, October 2015 to 31st, January 2016 Music soothes the savage breast. There is nothing better to take your mind off things than going to the exhibition “Marc Chagall, the Triumph of Music” at the Paris Philharmonic and letting yourself immerse...
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Exhibition. Erwin OLAF : Waiting

At Rabouan Moussion Gallery until 28th November 2015 Orchestrated by Dutch artist Erwin Olaf, the inaugural exhibition of Rabouan Moussion’s new gallery space plunges us into a timeless atmosphere. Time – that is what it is all about. Thus, visitors are welcomed by a triptych self-portrait illustrating the...
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EXHIBITION. Julian SCHNABEL

Until 12th December 2015 at Almine Rech Gallery Twelve striking and monumental pieces by American artist Julian Schnabel are spreading across the walls of Almine Rech Gallery, in the Marais. The exhibition, named after the fairy tale titled ‘Jack the Beanstalk Climbed up to the Sky of Illimitableness Where Everything Went Backwards’ comes in the...
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EXHIBITION. Wifredo LAM

Until 15th February 2016 at the Centre Pompidou The Centre Pompidou presents, until 15th February 2016, the beautiful and multiculturalist work of Wilfredo Lam (1902-1982). The engravings, ceramics and paintings made by the Cuban artist between 1930 and 1970 speak of globalization before its time....
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Splendors and Miseries. Images of Prostitution

Until 17th January 2016 at the musée d’Orsay The Musée d’Orsay plunges us into the fascinating universe of prostitution with its current exhibition “Splendors and Miseries. Images of prostitution (1950-1910)”. The theme is catchy yet important, and the production of artworks on the subject is abundant – Van Dongen, Munch, Toulouse-Lautrec and Picasso all frequented...
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EXHIBITION. Youssef BOUBEKEUR : “Dandy” Portraits of Modern Life

Until 31st October 2015 at La Lanterne gallery For his second exhibition since the opening of La Lanterne gallery, young gallery owner Alexandre Fialho presents the recent works of (equally) young artist Youssef Boubekeur. The exhibition “Dandy; portraits of modern life “presents a series fully realized with BIC pen drawings....
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EXHIBITION. Florent GIRARD : On the surface of language

At Duboys Gallery until 17th October 2015 Duboys gallery presents until October 17th a new series of paintings by Florent Girard, featuring the bold and strong colours of the 26 years-old French artist. Within the series « à la surface de la langue » (on the surface of language), “Florent Girard continues his pictorial exploration...
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Exhibition Roberto Matta : “MATTA”

At Thessa Herold gallery until 24th October 2015 In the heart of the Marais neighbourhood, close to the Picasso museum, Thessa Herold gallery exhibits a collection of works by artist Roberto Matta (1911-2002). The exhibition titled “MATTA” presents ten works on paper and six ‘space’ paintings, including a captivating oil painting from 1961 named ‘Bella...
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EXHIBITION : JR : DECADE. Portrait of a generation

Until 17th October 2015 at Galerie Perrotin Once again, gallery owner Emmanuel Perrotin has chosen to unveil the much awaited exhibition of French artist JR to the sound of music. After Massive Attack, in 2011, it was the turn of rapper Mos Def to introduce, during the opening of the exhibition:DECADE. Portrait of a generation,...
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Exhibition Franck LANDRON : EX TIME

Until 4th October 2015 at the House of  Photography Robert Doisneau, in Gentilly ARTICLE BY INES DELABAERE. The House of Photography Robert Doisneau (Maison de la photographie Robert Doisneau) invites us to contemplate the youth and adolescence of Franck Landron (born in 1957) in its latest exhibition EX TIME. Landron...
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Mona HATOUM

Until 28th September 2015 at the Pompidou Center The retrospective of Mona Hatoum (born in 1952) at the Georges Pompidou Centre is a significant event. Twenty years after organising an exhibition dedicated to the British artist of Palestinian origin, the Pompidou Centre is now devoting her a retrospective bringing together over...
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Germaine KRULL: A Photographer’s Journey

Until 27th September 2015 at the Jeu de Paume gallery LThe Jeu de Paume gallery pays a splendid tribute to German photographer Germaine Krull (1897-1985). While the work of her contemporaries, Man Ray, Moholy-Nagy and Kertész, has widely been exposed, the free spirited, politically engaged woman photographer has long remained in the shadow. This is...
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EXHIBITION Michel Macréau: Works from 1958 to 1975

Until 27th of June at Alain Margaron Gallery Gallery owner Alain Margaron presents in his space at rue du Perche, in the heart of the Marais, a moving exhibition of works by Michel Macréau. Margaron has been promoting the unclassifiable French artist since opening his gallery in 1993, and is now using the 20th anniversary of...
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EXHIBITION Henry DARGER

Until 11th October at the Museum of Modern Art of Paris (Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, MAM) The Museum of Modern Art of Paris presents, until the 11th of October, a body of works by American artist Henry Darger (1892-1973), making the spectator oscillate between enchantment and repulsion. A marginalized figure, the...
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Exhibition Maurice DENIS : During the Time of the Nabis

Until 10th July 2015 at galerie Malingue in Paris The galerie Malingue presents an exciting exhibition pertaining to the first ten years (1888-1898) of the career of painter Maurice Denis (1870-1943). It was during this time of apprenticeship that the theorist and spokesman of the Nabi group – which counts among its prominent members Pierre Bonnard,...
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EXHIBITION Markus LUPERTZ : A Retrospective

At the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris, until 19th July 2015. The Museum of Modern Art of Paris presents, in reverse order, the rich and varied career of painter and sculptor Markus Lüpertz (born in 1941). Lüpertz is a major artist of the German scene, who draws much of his inspiration...
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EXHIBITION Lionel ESTEVE : A Wander

Until 30th May 2015 at Galerie Perrotin in Paris Lionel Estève’s new exhibition, organised by Galerie Perrotin in Paris, could not bear a better name. With A wander, the French artist presents us with yet another cycle of experiments at the crossroads of drawing, sculpture and painting. His work, which combines simplicity and sensuality, does...
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EXHIBITION Allyson MELLBERG : The planet of doubt

Until 2nd May 2015 at Galerie LJ in Paris. For her third solo show at the gallery LJ, American artist Allyson Mellberg introduces us into her intimate and poetic universe. The planet of doubt is populated with androgynous and hybrid creatures, floating gracefully on the paper sheets’ surfaces. These works on paper illustrate the artist’s special...
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EXHIBITION Pierre BONNARD : Peindre l’Arcadie (Painting Arcadia)

Until 20th july 2015 at Musée d’Orsay, Paris The exhibition Peindre l’Arcadie at the Musée d’Orsay presents the sensitive and colourful work by artist Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947). This enchanting retrospective brings together exceptional pieces coming from London and New York, some of which belong to private collections. To the delight of the viewer, the intimate themes,...
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EXHIBITION Antony GORMLEY : Second Body

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Pantin, until 18th july 2015. Thaddaeus Ropac gallery hosts, within its Paris Pantin site, a major exhibition by British artist Antony Gormley. Second Body features his recent sculptures: impressive artworks at the boundaries between sculpture and architecture, inhabiting the vast halls of this former foundry and disorienting the visitor....
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