“Répare-reprise”, Repair and stitches, Middle Eastern artists in exile show in Paris

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It is a very brave adventure that Pauline de Laboulaye, president of the Association “Portes Ouvertes sur l’art” (Open doors on art) is leading with a group of art passionates from defunct La Maison Rouge. Their latest exhibition at Cité Internationale des arts is curated by Nora Philippe and open until July 10. Fifteen artists from Syria, Palestine, Lebanon, Irak, … Read More

Gérard Garouste is back at Templon with books and a film

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Gérard Garouste is one of the greatest living French figurative painter and he has been showing at Templon for close to twenty years. He published a fascinating book written with Judith Perrignon on his agitated psychological life, “L’Intranquille”,   translated into English as “A Restless Man” by Georgia de Chamberet and a film on his research on the Jewish faith … Read More

Daniel Otero Torres is a good surprise at Drawing Lab!

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The Drawing Lab, a private contemporary space dedicated to drawing, always has interesting shows: an artists and a curator offer a project as a team, which is chosen among a few others. Thus a show which results from the work of a duet and the art which is conceived especially for the space. At the moment, Colombian artist Daniel Otero … Read More

Last minute, at Christie’s…for a great sale

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You have until this afternoon (Tuesday 30) at 4 pm to see the spectacular private collection of  “From Caillebotte to Calder“, constituted by a successful Parisian over the last forty years and auctioned at 5 pm at Christie’s by Cécile Verdier. I was very surprised to discover a few musical Dufy very similar to those exhibited at Musée de Montmartre in … Read More

At Suzanne Tarasiève, New figuration German painters have a ball

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In 1987, five German painters met at Michael Werner’s gallery in Köln to work together. Belgian photographer Benjamin Katz was there to shoot them individually and as a group. The extravagant Suzanne Tarasiève is exhibiting the wunderkinds of German New Figuration movement in her gallery of 7 rue Pastourelle in the Marais, and the show is absolutely stunning. During the semi … Read More

Galerie de la Présidence bets on blue for its 50 th!

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To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the gallery, Florence Chibret-Plaussu, has organized a “Blue” exhibition with her most famous painters, Albert Marquet, Marcel Gromaire, Raoul Dufy but also Vieira da Silva, Boudin, Guillaumin and Fautrier. Galerie de la Présidence founded by her mother Françoise (who attended the opening) in 1971, is just across the street from the Elysée palace on … Read More