The first Parisian retrospective for Félix Vallotton‘s work since 1979, arranged both thematically and chronologically, spanning the artist’s 43-year career.
The mechanics of underwear, an indiscrete story of the silhouette exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs until 24th November 2013
Now there’s an understated title if ever we heard one. If you want to know everything about how silhouettes have been sculpted by underwear since the 14th century, now’s your chance!
From buffed up booty to perfectly pert pectorals, the art of hiding some things and showing off others is uncovered in depth. Scandalous! Here’s all the details…
Created by the Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, this exhibitions encourages you to be more critical about the presentation and formation of a collection of art, by exploring the complex relations that exist between the works, the artists and the institutions showing them…
The venue might sound strange, but you’d be wrong to miss this exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Brazilian capital (erm, three years few years late) and the extraordinary architecture of Oscar Niemeyer (who died last December aged 104 ans), especially as the venue is also one of Niemeyer’s masterpieces…
Two exhibitions for two styles and two eras – a retrospective of Art nouveau français (la première à Paris depuis 1960, d’après les organisateurs) suivie par des toiles iconiques et Art déco de Tamara de Lempicka.
Gifts from European royal courts to Jerusalem – 250 masterpieces sent to the basilica of the Holy Sepulchre of Jérusalem by the major European sovereigns, currently being shown in the chateau’s newly-restored Hall of Crusades.
The hyperrealist and slightly unsettling sculptures of Ron Mueck return to the Fondation Cartier for the first time since 2005, with a selection of recent work and three unseen pieces. (lire la suite / continue reading)
Now there’s a subject you don’t encounter every day – the use and representation of flora and fauna in tapestrywork, from the 16th – 21st century.
The Galerie des Gobelins – that we visited for you when it opened back in 2007 – presents this new, surprising exhibition…
Keith Haring – The Political Line
at the Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris
from 19th April – 18th August 2013
A massive retrospective of one of the most important pop and street artists of the 20th century, with more large-scale works on show at the 104 art space too!
If you don’t know the films of Jacques Demy (a number of which starred the lovely Catherine Deneuve), this exhibition at the la Cinémathèque will remedy that. Learn more about the classic, colourful style he took from Hollywood and made his own! (lire la suite / continue reading)