Louis Pierson 'The Countess of Castiglione' c. 1863 (James Hyman Gallery)

Louis Pierson ‘The Countess of Castiglione’ c. 1863 (James Hyman Gallery)

At the Grand-Palais from 10th to 13th November 2016

November is the month for photography. Paris Photo has become the unmissable event gathering vintage photographs along with documentary and contemporary art prints. This 20th edition, under the magnificent Grand-Palais glass roof, is a display of the best works international and French galleries have to offer.

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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…

Auctioneer: A Passion for Art

Hôtel des Ventes de Drouot

REPORT. A French law called ‘Macron’ – named after the Minister of Finance – is shaking up the world of professional auctioneers and alienating large numbers of them. Soon, the jobs of the 408 auctioneers in France will by law be open to any of the 3,500 bailiffs. So what does a French auctioneer’s daily life look like? Continue reading…