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Paris Art

The Human Form Is Back in Art in Paris

Vicky Tiel | Posted 01.30.2013 | Arts
Vicky Tiel

Galleristas also compete for attention, and this winter it's the nude gone wild or human sculpture lying on the floor. Nothing is more eye-catching than the human condition is all its pathos and glory.

Art Is Whatever the Artist Has to Say

Vicky Tiel | Posted 01.28.2013 | Arts
Vicky Tiel

Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin's home on the Rue de Verneuil became a French historical monument and tourist attraction known for the graffiti art on the walls, doors and grills.

Barbed Pricks, Scary Vaginas and Good Family Sex

Frank Browning | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

"Sexy Beasts: Seduction in the Animal World" starts with snails, then moves along through herds of battering rams, frisky cats, aged spawning salmon, pudic ducks and, of course, bonobos, whose standard form of hospitality is to offer their guests a quick screw.

Robert Crumb's Comic Nightmare

Posted 07.25.2013 | Arts

Robert Crumb's adult cartoons give a feeling similar to being insulted by a kindergartener. The kid is presumptuous, offensive and totally out of line...

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.

The Most Decadent 24 Hours Ever

Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts

Some people say museums are a bore. This is museum probably not what they are referring to when they make such a careless statement. Art, celebriti...

PARIS PICKS: What Galleries at FIAC Wanted You to See (VIDEO)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

The art market has pulled itself back from the precipice of the 2008 downturn and seems to be robust enough to elevate attendance at FIAC by not only serious collectors but celebs, major artists and a general public willing to wait in long lines in very chilly weather.