Miquel BARCELÓ : Sol y sombra

Miquel Barcelo portrait, source ABC.es

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 sources going back to prehistoric cave painting, and all the way forward to great Masters such as Goya, Picasso or Kiefer. Continue reading…

DRAWING NOW

Du 30 mars au 3 avril au Carreau du Temple

Annette BARCELO, Galerie Anne de Villepoix

Annette BARCELO, Galerie Anne de Villepoix

 

Drawing Now, le salon du dessin contemporain, souffle sereinement sa dixième bougie et nous enchante par sa diversité, savant alliage de valeurs sûres et d’artistes émergents. On remarque dès l’entrée le bel hommage de la galerie Bernard Ceysson à Claude Viallat, Continue reading…

PICASSO. SCULPTURES

 At the Musée national Picasso-Paris until 28th August 2016

Picasso. Sculpture. Musée Picasso Paris, 2016

Picasso. Sculpture. Musée Picasso Paris, 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

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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 Boyle and Johan Creten are among the Continue reading…

Daido MORIYAMA : Daido Tokyo

Exhibition at the Cartier Foundation for contemporary art until 5th June 2016

Daido Moriyama, Tokyo Color (2008-2015) Photo: Courtesy of the artist / Daido Moriyama Photo Foundation, via Fondation Cartier

Daido Moriyama, Tokyo Color (2008-2015)
Photo: Courtesy of the artist / Daido Moriyama Photo Foundation, via Fondation Cartier

 

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, without filter and from Continue reading…

Jean-Michel ALBEROLA : The adventure of details

Exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo until 16th May 2016

Jean-Michel Alberola, Reprendre la conversation, 2005. Courtesy ADAGP, Paris 2016

Jean-Michel Alberola, Reprendre la conversation, 2005. Courtesy ADAGP, Paris 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 senses, combining painting, video and light. Further away Continue reading…

Richard SERRA : Ramble Drawings

Installation view

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 to practicing.

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Vidya GASTALDON: Hello from the Other Side

Exhibition at Art : Concept gallery until 12th March 2016

Vidya GASTALDON. Healing Painting (Désastre mauve), 2016, huile sur tableau trouvé, 50 x 60 cm. photo : Claire Dorn / courtesy Art : Concept, Paris

Vidya GASTALDON. Healing Painting (Désastre mauve), 2016, huile sur tableau trouvé, 50 x 60 cm. photo : Claire Dorn / courtesy Art : Concept, Paris

 

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

Gideon Rubin, On the Bed 2015. Huile sur lin / Oil on linen. 102 x 122 cm. Credit photo Courtesy Galerie Karsten Greve, Köln, Paris, St Moritz.

Gideon Rubin, On the Bed 2015. Huile sur lin / Oil on linen. 102 x 122 cm. Credit photo Courtesy Galerie Karsten Greve, Köln, Paris, St Moritz.

 

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 Continue reading…

Julien DES MONSTIERS: In the Shade of Meteorites

Exhibition At Christophe Gaillard gallery until 27th February 2016

Julien DES MONSTIERS Le Loup (d'après Oudry), 2015. Huile sur toile 170 x 150 cm. Crédit photo : Rebecca Fanuele

Julien DES MONSTIERS Le Loup (d’après Oudry), 2015. Huile sur toile 170 x 150 cm. Crédit photo : Rebecca Fanuele

 

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  Continue reading…