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…

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…

David LEFEBVRE : Le tour, la face, le bord

David LEFEVBRE. La tache, l'attache, la tâche, 2015, huile sur toile, 150 x 150 cm. Courtesy Galerie Zürcher, Paris - New York

David LEFEVBRE. La tache, l’attache, la tâche, 2015, huile sur toile, 150 x 150 cm. Courtesy Galerie Zürcher, Paris – New York

 

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 encrypted images from which sometimes incongruous, colorful Continue reading…

Anselm KIEFER : Retrospective

Until 16th April 2016 at the Pompidou Center

Die Orden der Nacht [Les Ordres de la nuit] (1996), acrylique, émulsion et Shellac sur toile, 356 x 463 cm. Seattle Art Museum Photo : © Atelier Anselm Kiefer

Die Orden der Nacht [Les Ordres de la nuit] (1996),
acrylique, émulsion et Shellac sur toile,
356 x 463 cm.
Seattle Art Museum
Photo : © Atelier Anselm Kiefer

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 dark and deep work of Anselm Kiefer, after having shown Gerhard Richter in 2012. 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…

EXHIBITION. Julian SCHNABEL

Until 12th December 2015 at Almine Rech Gallery

Exposition Julian Schnabel, Galerie Almine Rech. 2015 © Julian Schnabel Courtesy of the artist and Almine Rech Gallery

Exposition Julian Schnabel, Galerie Almine Rech. 2015
© Julian Schnabel
Courtesy of the artist and 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 form of a Continue reading…

EXHIBITION Michel Macréau: Works from 1958 to 1975

Michel Macréau 'Eve et Adam' 1965, oil on canvas, 80 x 100 cm. photography credit Galerie Alain Margaron, Paris.

Michel Macréau ‘Eve et Adam’ 1965, oil on canvas, 80 x 100 cm. photography credit Galerie Alain Margaron, Paris.

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 his death to ravish our eyes with some fifty, never before exhibited works from his most important period between 1958 and 1975. Continue reading…

Exhibition Maurice DENIS : During the Time of the Nabis

Maurice DENIS, 'La Capeline rose' circa 1893. Photo credit courtesy galerie Malingue.

Maurice DENIS, picture detail of ‘La Capeline rose’ circa 1893. Photo credit courtesy galerie Malingue.

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, Edouard Vuillard and Paul Sérusier – developed the main themes of his career. Continue reading…