Claude VIALLAT : The 1980’s

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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 movement, this aficionado, who is adept Continue reading…

EXHIBITION: The intimate world of Josef SUDEK

Josef SUDEK, 'La Dernière Rose' 1956. Épreuve gélatino-argentique, 28,2 x 23,2 cm. Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa. Don anonyme, 2010. © Succession Josef Sudek

Josef SUDEK, ‘La Dernière Rose’ 1956. Épreuve gélatino-argentique, 28,2 x 23,2 cm. Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa. Don anonyme, 2010. © Succession 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 things. Nowadays he would be called a hoarder, though rather than collecting indiscriminately, he carefully selected Continue reading…

EXHIBITION Louis STETTNER : Ici Ailleurs (Here Elsewhere)

Louis Stettner, "Tony", de la série "Pepe et Tony, Pêcheurs espagnols", Ibiza, Espagne, 1956, Collection Centre Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, Paris. Don de l'artiste en 2015 © Centre Pompidou/Dist. RMN-GP © Louis Stettner

Louis Stettner, “Tony”, de la série “Pepe et Tony, Pêcheurs espagnols”, Ibiza, Espagne, 1956, Collection Centre Pompidou, Musée national d’art moderne, Paris. Don de l’artiste en 2015 © Centre Pompidou/Dist. RMN-GP © Louis Stettner

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 York have been monitored click by click by this indefatigable image hunter born in Continue reading…

Exhibition Franz ACKERMANN

At Daniel Templon gallery until 28th May 2016

"Lamps of Istanbul", 2016 de Franz Ackermann - Courtesy Galerie Daniel Templon © Photo Éric Simon

“Lamps of Istanbul”, 2016 de Franz Ackermann – Courtesy Galerie Daniel Templon © Photo Éric Simon

 

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 Continue reading…

Frédéric MALETTE: The Fragility of Heroes

Frédéric Malette, Caligula, 2015 Grahite sur calque — 29,7 × 21 cm Courtesy of the artist & Galerie Catherine Putman, Paris

Frédéric Malette, Caligula, 2015
Grahite sur calque — 29,7 × 21 cm
Courtesy of the artist & Galerie Catherine Putman, Paris

 

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 Continue reading…

ITCHI : Hang Time

At la Lanterne gallery until 22th May 2016

ITCHI, 'Hang Time'. Courtesy Galerie La Lanterne

ITCHI, ‘Hang Time’. Courtesy Galerie La Lanterne

 

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. Continue reading…

SHANTHAMANI. M : Neither Tree nor Ashes

At Suzanne Tarasieve Gallery Paris until 21st May 2016

SHANTHAMANI M. Installation shot. Upside Down Tree, 2016 moule en fibre de bamboo 172 x 150 x 147 cm (67 3/4 x 59 x 57 7/8 in.) Courtesy Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve

SHANTHAMANI M. Installation shot. Upside Down Tree, 2016 moule en fibre de bamboo 172 x 150 x 147 cm (67 3/4 x 59 x 57 7/8 in.) Courtesy Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve

 

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 nor Ashes”. Unexpected pieces of charred wood Continue reading…

Martin DAMMANN : Schuld

At In Situ gallery – Fabienne Leclerc until 22nd May 2016

Martin Dammann, 'Meet the Germans', 2010 aquarelle et crayon sur papier, 178 x 259 cm encadré, Courtesy Galerie In Situ - Fabienne Leclerc, Paris

Martin Dammann, ‘Meet the Germans’, 2010 aquarelle et crayon sur papier, 178 x 259 cm encadré, Courtesy Galerie In Situ – Fabienne Leclerc, Paris

 

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 taken by German soldiers Continue reading…

Fabien BOITARD : Waiting for the serious things

At galerie Derouillon until 14th May 2016

Fabien BOITARD, 'Le mât rouge', 2015 huile sur toile 106 x 132 cm

Fabien BOITARD, ‘Le mât rouge’, 2015 huile sur toile 106 x 132 cm. Courtesy of the artist & Galerie Derouillon, Paris

 

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 Continue reading…