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…


Until 15th February 2016 at the Centre Pompidou

Wifredo Lam, Albissola, circa 1960 © SDO Wifredo Lam

Wifredo Lam, Albissola, circa 1960 © SDO Wifredo Lam

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. 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…