Robert RAUSCHENBERG: Salvage

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At Thaddaeus Ropac gallery until 14th January 2017

Thaddaeus Ropac gallery represents, since 2015, the Estate of Pop art pioneer Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008). The gallerist unveils at present, in his Parisian space, an appealing exhibition. ‘Salvage’ brings together Continue reading…

Takashi MURAKAMI : Learning the Magic of Painting

Takashi Murakami, galerie Perrotin Paris 2016

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 Continue reading…

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…

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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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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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. Continue reading…

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 in the heart of the artist’s boundless universe. May the bodies swirl and the birds whirl to the pealing of colourful bells.
 

Marc Chagall was born in 1887 into a Hasidic family, in a township Continue reading…

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 brothels, with some Continue reading…

EXHIBITION : JR : DECADE. Portrait of a generation

JR. Ballet dancers in containers

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, the work of the 32 year-old French artist, known for his Continue reading…