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…

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…

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…

Exhibition: DUST / Histories of dust after Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp

At the Bal until 17th January 2016

Élevage de poussière, Man Ray et Marcel Duchamp,1920, Courtesy Galerie Françoise Paviot©ADAGP, Paris 2015

Élevage de poussière, Man Ray et Marcel Duchamp,1920, Courtesy Galerie Françoise Paviot©ADAGP, Paris 2015

It all starts with an enigmatic piece. Its author? Man Ray and / or Marcel Duchamp. The subject is equally indeterminate. When this photography appeared for the first time, in 1922, it was titled “View taken from an airplane” (Vue prise d’un aéroplane). Yet in 1964, it was officially called Continue reading…

Exhibition Franck LANDRON : EX TIME

Franck Landron, 1979. Porquerolles. Bibi avant la chute. © Franck Landron / agence révélateur

Franck Landron, 1979. Porquerolles. Bibi avant la chute. © Franck Landron / agence révélateur

Until 4th October 2015 at the House of  Photography Robert Doisneau, in Gentilly

ARTICLE BY INES DELABAERE. The House of Photography Robert Doisneau (Maison de la photographie Robert Doisneau) invites us to contemplate the youth and adolescence of Franck Landron (born in 1957) in its latest exhibition EX TIME. Landron Continue reading…

Mona HATOUM

Mona Hatoum 'Hot Spot', 2006, Stainless steel and neon tube. 234 x 223 x 223 cm

Mona Hatoum ‘Hot Spot’, 2006, Stainless steel and neon tube. 234 x 223 x 223 cm

Until 28th September 2015 at the Pompidou Center

The retrospective of Mona Hatoum (born in 1952) at the Georges Pompidou Centre is a significant event. Twenty years after organising an exhibition dedicated to the British artist of Palestinian origin, the Pompidou Centre is now devoting her a retrospective bringing together over Continue reading…

Germaine KRULL: A Photographer’s Journey

Portrait de Germaine Krull, Berlin, 1922. Hans Basler
Tirage gélatino–argentique, 15,9 x 22 cm.
Museum Folkwang, Essen. © Estate Germaine Krull, Museum Folkwang, Essen

Until 27th September 2015 at the Jeu de Paume gallery

LThe Jeu de Paume gallery pays a splendid tribute to German photographer Germaine Krull (1897-1985). While the work of her contemporaries, Man Ray, Moholy-Nagy and Kertész, has widely been exposed, the free spirited, politically engaged woman photographer has long remained in the shadow. This is probably due to the fact that Continue reading…