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Paris Contemporary Art Center Palais de Tokyo Reopens With "La Vie Magnifique"

MutualArt | Posted 10.25.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

One exhibition shines as an example of how personal relationships and art can influence each other in surprising and beautiful ways. An exhibition that is at once a retrospective, a work of art in its own right, and a "declaration of love," "I Love John Giorno" is curated, produced and expressed by Ugo Rondinone.

Inside the Maze of Philippe Parreno

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 09.03.2016 | Arts
Hannah Lamarque

For a few months at the end of 2013, French artist Philippe Parreno took over the entire exhibition space of the Palais de Tokyo, a process which had never been done before.

Korakrit Arunanondchai "Painting With History in a Room Filled With People With Funny Names 3" at Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.31.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Korakrit Arunanonchai recently opened an installation at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, which tells the story of the formation of a painter.

Paris' Palais de Tokyo Assembles a Playful Show Inspired by Duchamp

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.14.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Ever since Marcel Duchamp posed the Dadaist question with his readymades, "Can one make works of art which are not "of art," the boundaries of art have been a flexible, permeable thing. Why are some things considered "art" - and afforded the respect and criticism that comes with that - and others not?

That Time An Artist (Literally) Looked For A Needle In A Haystack

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts

Sometimes performance art can be so abstruse understanding its meaning is like digging for a needle in a haystack. Other times, artists are actually d...

Giant Wooded Knot Sprouts From Museum Walls

Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts

Somewhere between a fairy tale beanstalk and a botanical oddity lands "Baitogogo," an oversized knotted growth constructed by Brazilian artist Henriqu...

French Artist Michel Blazy Plays With Foam in a Monastery

Heidi Kim Thompson | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts
Heidi Kim Thompson

Greeted with a sensation of grandeur amidst tall, stoic, vaulted archways and gothic pillars made of pale stone, Michel Blazy's work generates intrigue in the material presented.

Palais de Tokyo: Building Toxic Art in Paris

Frank Browning | Posted 06.14.2012 | Arts
Frank Browning

Contemporary art is no longer and can no longer be the special terrain of the aesthetic courtesans to remote powerful elites: it is the collective carnival gathering in which we are inundated by the sounds, sights and symbols of our current collective madness.

Marc-Olivier Wahler Inspires Palais de Tokyo (VIDEO)

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

2011-10-31-Screenshot20111031at3.53.52PM.jpg It is a "space for production, reflection and today's challenging art, but with a structure that is pro-active and flexible."

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.