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5 Most Anticipated Exhibitions This Season

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 01.20.2015 | Arts

American artists go to Paris, while Tokyo celebrates one of its own. Here's our list of the five most exciting contemporary art exhibitions opening at museums around the world during the first half of this year.

Paris Journal: Raiders of the Lost Generation

Francis Levy | Posted 12.21.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Having propagated almost biblically, the descendants of the Lost Generation have become like a plague of locusts. You can't go anywhere in Paris without seeing Americans and just when you think you've located a bona fide Frenchman.

9 Key Terms You Should Know Before Seeing The Massive Hokusai Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.10.2014 | Arts

Hokusai, the 18th century Japanese artist, created a dizzying amount of artwork throughout his lifetime. Working primarily in woodblock prints, though...

Paris Photo: Childhood and How We Are Twice Removed From Everything

Vivian Norris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Vivian Norris

The opening night of Paris Photo was in part about apologizing to children for what we adults have done and are doing to them. Yet the very fact that these stories are being told at a distance, the distance created by the camera itself, both heightened the lack of emotional resonance and intensified emotions and regrets.

Paris Journal VIII: Felix Vallotton

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

If you've never heard of Felix Vallotton, think Manet and Ingres, Edvard Munch, Strindberg (who he recalls in a succession of woodcuts devoted to sce...

Paris Photo-LA: Lights, Camera, Action

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Among the world-famous landmarks of Los Angeles, which are your favorites? My choices would be the iconic Hollywood sign, and the gate entrance to ...

SABINE PIGALLE: Timequakes, a Reinterpretation of Ancient Paintings

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 05.27.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Sabine Pigalle is a visual artist, born in France in 1963. Most of her work concentrates on the reinterpretation of myths. Religious history, mytholog...

PHOTOS: Ice Skating At The Grand Palais

AP | Posted 12.13.2012 | Travel

PARIS -- Parisians and tourists can now glide and sway – or stumble_ at an ice rink under the vaulted glass dome of the landmark Grand Palais. ...

The Thrill of Chanel at Grand Palais

Lily Kwong | Posted 12.03.2012 | Style
Lily Kwong

I was en route to the Chanel show when I realized my heart was racing. As the car sped down Rue De Rivoli, pass the Jardin de Tuileries and towards Grand Palais, I felt my stomach start to knot up.

Close Up With The Grand Palais' Makeover

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 06.04.2012 | Home

By Nico Saieh (click here for original article) Stefan Tuchila, an architecture photographer based in Bucarest/Paris shared with us a set of imag...

WATCH: Anish Kapoor On His Paris Takeover

Posted 08.05.2011 | Arts

It was only a matter of time before Anish Kapoor, sculptor-extraordinaire of all things bulbous, shiny and massive, was invited to fill up the exhibit...

Remembering Alain-Fournier's Le Grand Meaulnes

Alex Henry | Posted 08.02.2011 | Books
Alex Henry

Today is the anniversary of what John Fowles calls "one of the most famous private thunderbolts in the history of love," to which one would have "almost to go back to Dante and Beatrice to find its equal."

Monet At Midnight: Visitor Demand Keeps Artist's Grand Palais Show Open 24 Hours A Day

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The massive exhibition "Claude Monet, 1840-1926" at the Grand Palais -- the first of its kind in Paris in 30 years -- has been a huge success. Online ...

Art in Anticipation: 11 Reasons to Look Forward to 2011

Rebecca Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rebecca Taylor

Whether he's striking down the pope with a meteorite or restraining his dealer to a gallery wall with masking tape, Maurizio Cattelan does it with wit and panache. This promises to be an unprecedented and, likely, unorthodox installation.

Paris: A Feast of Contemporary Art?

Rebecca Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rebecca Taylor

Is contemporary art welcome in the city of lights? The art world has descended upon Paris in search of an answer to that question, with all eyes on a major contemporary art fair.

In Paris an Art Fair Called 'FIAC' Stamps 'End' to the Perception of Contemporary Art as 'Elitist'

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Raymond J. Learsy

Contemporary art has become to many and especially the young a mirror of our lives, of who we are, how we communicate, how it is still possible to coexist and more fundamentally what commonality we all share.

Letter From Paris: The Beautiful Ride of The Saut Hermes

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Beth Arnold

The Saut Hermès au Grand Palais is an international level show-jumping competition and a series of events based around the horse, organized by purveyor of leather luxury Hermès.