Every town has its secrets and Paris definitely knows how to preserve its own.. Madame Marthe de Florian born as Mathilde Héloïse Beaugiron was a French socialite and actress famed for her captivating beauty which attracted lovers as Georges Clemenceau, later prime minister of France and the painter Giovanni Boldini, one of the most famous artists of the 19th century, who elegendly painted a portrait of hers which had never been exhibited or published. The mysterious beauty resided a luxurious apartement in the […]
After having been closed for renovations for five years the Musée Picasso situated in the Marais has opened its doors to the public on the 25th of October the birthdate of Pablo Picasso. The Hôtel Salé, the grandest 17th-century hôtel particulier in the city, has been also expanded to triple the space available for the exhibited art pieces. It curretly houses over 5,000 paintings, prints, sculptures as well as Picasso’s personal archive and art collection. As for all museums in Paris the entrance […]
The one and only Peter Lindebergh is having his first solo exhibition in Paris till the 20th of December 2014 in the prestigious Gagossian Gallery. Do visit this exhibition and you will be thrilled by the fact that the photos collected for it, are spanning thirty years. The exhibition includes the pivotal “Wild at Heart” feature inspired by biker culture and shot on the streets of Brooklyn for Vogue in 1991 while some images are presented on an unprecedented large scale: […]
As every year Paris photo takes place in the historic Grand Palais and gives the chance to its visitors to catch up with the lastest news in the world of photography.The site is mesmerizing and the visual richness of the images is litterally breathtaking.Do take the time to visit this Art Fair if in town, given that tomorrow is the day of closure.The fair will take again place in Los Angeles from the 1st to the 3d of May 2015. http://www.parisphoto.com/
October Art events in Paris Fiac stands for Foire Internationale D’Art Contemporain and it is an Art Fair which takes place in Paris. This year from the 24 to the 27 of October, 180 art galleries from 29 different countries will be presenting the works of their artists. Fiac takes place in Grand Palais but also around the city of lights like in the Tuilleries Gardens, in Place Vendome and many other places.It includes performances, screenings,conferences, openings of galleries, guided […]
Artist Yasiin Bey for Louis Vuitton– Muhammad Ali Louis Vuitton pays tribute to The Greatest – Muhammad Ali with the digital experience The Greatest Words. Spoken Word Artist Yasiin Bey (formally known as Mos Def) and calligrapher Niels Shoe Meulman revisit the words of Muhammad Ali.
The aim of this new section is to propose to you interesting videos which will help you discover new artists, projects, sides of paris you do not know and ofcourse make you laugh!Hope you will enjoy it! Splitscreen by director JW Griffiths Winner of the Nokia Shorts 2011 mini-movie contest.